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Press release from Business Wire

Western Union Announces 25% Dividend Increase

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Western Union Announces 25% Dividend Increase14:01 EST Tuesday, February 07, 2012 ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (Business Wire) -- The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) announced today that its board of directors has declared a 25% increase in the company's quarterly cash dividend to $0.10 per common share. The company's previous quarterly dividend was $0.08 per common share. The board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per common share, payable March 30, 2012 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 16, 2010. 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 December 31, 2011, the Western Union, Vigo and Orlandi Valuta branded services were offered through a combined network of 485,000 agent locations in 200 countries and territories. In 2010, The Western Union Company completed 214 million consumer-to-consumer transactions worldwide, moving $76 billion of principal between consumers, and 405 million business payments. For more information, visit www.westernunion.com. WU-F, WU-G Western UnionMediaTom Fitzgerald, 720-332-4374tom.fitzgerald@westernunion.comorInvestorsMike Salop, 720-332-8276mike.salop@westernunion.com