Western Union and Seven Bank expand their business relationship


TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Western Uniona global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, has expanded its long-standing relationship with seven bank. The two companies have reiterated their commitment to connecting customers with loved ones in more than 200 countries and territories.

Western Union and Seven Bank have partnered since 2011 to provide convenient 24/7 money transfer services at more than 26,000 Seven Bank ATMs across Japan and also through Seven Bank’s online banking offering over the Internet. Customers can send money for cash to Western Union agent locations in more than 200 countries and territories or to bank accounts in the Philippines and China.

“Seven Bank is an important partner for Western Union. We have worked together successfully over the past decade and are very excited to renew our long-term relationship between Japan and the world,” said K. Premmananth, Head of Network, Singapore, Indonesia and North Asia, Western Union. “Together we will continue to innovate and improve our services to provide our customers with the high level of customer service they have come to expect from us.”

Western Union has been operating in Japan since 2011. The company currently offers multi-channel capabilities across its retail and digital channels, allowing customers to move money around the country the way they prefer.

About Western Union

The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) is a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments. Western Union’s platform offers seamless cross-border transactions and its leading global financial network spans more than 200 countries and territories and over 130 currencies. We connect consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments on one of the world’s widest networks, accessing billions of bank accounts, millions of digital wallets and cards, and an extensive global network of retail locations. Western Union connects the world to put limitless possibilities within reach. For more information visit www.westernunion.com.

About SevenBank

Seven Bank Ltd, is engaged in commercial banking services business. It offers automatic teller machines (ATM), bank accounts for savings, loans, payment transactions and others. The company was incorporated on April 10, 2001 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.


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