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Press release from Business Wire

Western Union to Host Investor Day in New York City May 9, 2012

Monday, March 05, 2012

Western Union to Host Investor Day in New York City May 9, 201208:30 EST Monday, March 05, 2012 ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (Business Wire) -- The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payment services, today announced that it will host an Investor Day meeting on Wednesday, May 9, 2012 in New York City. Members of the management team, including Hikmet Ersek, President and Chief Executive Officer and Scott Scheirman, Executive Vice President and CFO, will present. Presentations will begin at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time and conclude by 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time, to be followed by lunch. Additional information including event details and location, registration instructions, and Web or audio conference participation directions will be available in the near future and posted at the company's investor relations website at http://ir.westernunion.com. A webcast replay will be available following the event. 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 approximately 485,000 agent locations in 200 countries and territories. In 2011, The Western Union Company completed 226 million consumer-to-consumer transactions worldwide, moving $81 billion of principal between consumers, and 425 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