Western Union Expands: Signs Walmart de México

Agreement expands network reach and convenience to customers
across Mexico

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. & Mexico, DF–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As part of its expansion strategy in Mexico, The Western
Union
Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payment services, today
announced an agreement with Walmart de Mexico y Centroamérica to offer
international money transfer services under the Western Union®,
Vigo® and Orlandi ValutaSM brands throughout
Mexico.

Customers will be able to receive their money transfer transactions
across 1,266 Bodega Aurrera, Mi Bodega Aurrera, Walmart, Superama and
Suburbia stores in all of Mexico’s 31 states and in Mexico City, during
store hours, 365 days a year. The companies expect to activate services
during the third quarter of 2016.

Odilon Almeida, President, Americas and European Union said: “We
are delighted to continue expanding our presence across the globe, in
alliance with some of the largest—and most reputable—banks, postal
services and retailers in the world, to bring our customers a trusted
network of Agents to enable money transfer services. Our expertise in
the money transfer industry, coupled with Walmart’s wide network
presence in Mexico will offer a powerful value proposition for our
customers.”

Western Union analysis shows that speed, convenience and the urgent flow
of resources to family and loved ones are important to both send and
receive consumers. Western Union has operated in Mexico for the past two
decades and currently has a network of nearly 13,600 Western Union, Vigo
and Orlandi Valuta branded Agent locations in the country. The company
has just announced its money transfer services can now be directed from
the US to almost 100% of Mexican bank accounts.

Note: Walmart will continue to offer services from other money
transfer providers.

About Western Union

The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) is a leader in global payment
services. Together with its Vigo, Orlandi Valuta, Pago Facil and Western
Union Business Solutions branded payment services, Western Union
provides consumers and businesses with fast, reliable and convenient
ways to send and receive money around the world, to send payments and to
purchase money orders. As of March 31, 2016, the Western Union, Vigo and
Orlandi Valuta branded services were offered through a combined network
of over 500,000 agent locations in 200 countries and territories and
over 100,000 ATMs and kiosks, and included the capability to send money
to over a billion accounts. In 2015, The Western Union Company completed
262 million consumer-to-consumer transactions worldwide, moving $82
billion of principal between consumers, and 508 million business
payments. For more information, visit www.westernunion.com.

About Walmart de México y Centroamérica

Walmart de México y Centroamérica is a company dedicated to the
commercial sector whose vision is to contribute to improving the quality
of life of families in Mexico and Central America. It operates in six
countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico and
Nicaragua. It has a wide variety of formats, including: discount stores
(Bodega Aurrera Express, Despensa Familiar and Palí), supermarkets
(Superama, Supertienda Paiz, La Despensa de Don Juan, La Unión and
Masxmenos), wineries (Bodega Aurrera, Mi Bodega Aurrera, Maxi Palí and
Maxi Despensa), hypermarkets (Walmart), with membership warehouse clubs
(Sam’s Club) and clothing stores (Suburbia), which at June 6, 2016
totaled 3,065 units. In 2015, Walmart de México y Centroamérica reported
sales exceeding 485.8 billion pesos. Find us on Facebook http://www.walmartmexicoycam.com
(Walmart de México y Centroamérica) and Twitter (@WalmartMXyCAM).

Contacts

Western Union
US and Canada:
Sarah Meske,
+1-720-332-2796
sarah.meske@westernunion.com
or
Mexico
and Latin America:

Paula Barifouse, +1-786-857-5175
paula.barifouse@WesternUnion.com