WESTERN UNION COMPANY
Sector: Indices SP 500
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The Western Union Company provides a range of money transfer and bill payment services worldwide. It offers various consumer-to-consumer money transfer services, primarily through a network of third-party agents using multi-currency and real-time money transfer processing systems. Its consumer-to-consumer money transfer services primarily include walk-in money transfer services, online money transfer services, and telephone money transfer services. The company also provides a range of consumer-to-business payment services, which enables payments to various organizations that receive consumer payments, including utilities, auto finance companies, mortgage servicers, financial service providers, and governmental agencies. Its consumer-to-business services primarily include electronic payments that enable consumer payments to various entities using credit cards, debit cards, and ACH; Equity Accelerator service that enables consumers to make mortgage payments; Quick Collect service through which consumers send guaranteed funds to businesses and government agencies from various locations using cash and debit cards; Convenience Pay service, which enable payments to utilities and telecommunication providers using cash or checks; Quick Cash, a cash disbursement service used by businesses and government agencies to send money to employees or individuals. In addition, the company offers money order products and services; prepaid services; and top-up services for third parties that enables consumers to pay in advance for mobile phone and other services. As of December 31, 2006, the company offered its services through a network of approximately 300,000 agent locations in 200 countries and territories. The company was founded in 1851 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.