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Silicon Valley Bank and First Data Welcome Class 8 of Commerce.Innovated.

July 18, 2018Silicon Valley Bank, the bank of the world's most innovative companies and their investors, and First Data (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, have selected five startups to participate in Class 8 of Commerce.Innovated., an accelerator designed to help commerce, payments and fintech companies grow their businesses.

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First Data and Mastercard Join Forces to Provide Digital Disbursements to Clients

June 13, 2018 - First Data (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, and Mastercard (NYSE: MA) announced they have joined forces, enabling First Data to provide a digital disbursement platform to Mastercard’s business customers.

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SIA Acquires Card Processing Businesses in Central and Southeastern Europe from First Data

May 24, 2018 - SIA, a European high-tech leader in payment infrastructure and services, and First Data Corporation (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, have signed an agreement for SIA to acquire First Data’s card processing businesses in parts of Central and Southeastern Europe for €375 million.

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First Data and Navient Announce Agreement on Student Loan Technology

May 23, 2018 - First Data (NYSE: FDC) and Navient (Nasdaq: NAVI) announced they have reached a strategic agreement for First Data to become the primary provider of technology solutions for Navient’s federal and private education loans.

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First Data Named #1 Employer for Veterans and Military Spouses by Military Times

May 21, 2018 First Data (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, was recognized as the #1 company for the second year in a row on the Military Times annual “Best for Vets: Employers” 2018 list.

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First Data Enables Alipay Acceptance at 35,000 North American Merchants

March 19, 2018 – Alipay, the world’s leading digital payment platform operated by Ant Financial Services Group, and First Data (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, today announced an expanded partnership that adds 35,000 merchants to the growing roster of businesses accepting Alipay in store.

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First Data Releases Inaugural Corporate Citizenship Report

March 9, 2018 – First Data (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, today released its inaugural Corporate Citizenship Report. The report details company initiatives for philanthropy, diversity and inclusion, military and veteran affairs, and disaster relief efforts, among other topics.

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First Data Launches Clover™ Mini and Clover™ Flex in Germany and Austria

February 27, 2018 – First Data (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, today announced the launch of Clover Mini and Clover Flex in Germany and Austria.

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First Data Expands Partnership with SBI Card to Provide Card Processing Services in India

January 25, 2018 – First Data (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, today announced an expanded partnership with SBI Card, a leading credit cards issuer in India with more than 5.6 million customers.

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First Data to Release Fourth Quarter 2017 Financial Results

January 10, 2018 – First Data Corporation (NYSE: FDC) will release its fourth quarter 2017 financial results before the market opens on Monday, February 12, 2018.

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Retailers Enjoyed Strongest Holiday Season in Four Years, According to First Data’s SpendTrend® Report

January 10, 2018 – Given the favorable consumer backdrop, spending grew by 6.2% this holiday season (October 28-January 1), the highest in four years, according to First Data (NYSE: FDC).

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First Data Completes Acquisition of BluePay

December 1, 2017 – First Data Corporation (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-enabling technology and solutions, today announced the successful completion of its acquisition of BluePay Holdings, Inc. from BluePay’s current owners including TA Associates and BluePay management.

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First Data and AccorHotels Form Strategic Relationship

November 22, 2017 – Today First Data (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, announced that it has entered into a strategic agreement with AccorHotels to enable global and cross channel payments.

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First Data’s 2017 Prepaid Consumer Insights Study Underscores Value of Gift Cards

November 8, 2017 – The average consumer spent $38 more than the value on their gift card, up $10 from 2016, according to the 2017 Prepaid Consumer Insights Study released by First Data (NYSE: FDC) today.

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First Data Reports Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results

October 30, 2017 - First Data Corporation (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, today reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2017. Consolidated revenue for the third quarter was $3.1 billion, up 5% versus the prior year period.

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First Data Partners with UnionPay International to Enable In-Store and Online Transactions in the U.S.

October 24, 2017 – First Data (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, and UnionPay International, an international bankcard company headquartered in Shanghai, announced today that they will partner to expand UnionPay card acceptance in the United States, both with in-store and online purchases.

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First Data Unveils Series of New Initiatives with Apple

October 23, 2017 – Today First Data (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, announced new initiatives with Apple designed to broaden the distribution of First Data’s Clover® devices and accelerate the expansion and digital transformation of Apple Pay.

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First Data to Acquire BluePay

October 20, 2017 – First Data Corporation (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-enabling technology and solutions, today announced that it has entered into a definitive stock purchase agreement for First Data to acquire BluePay Holdings, Inc. (“BluePay”) from current owners, including TA Associates and BluePay management, for $760 million in cash, subject to adjustments.

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First Data Releases Results of Consumer Cybersecurity Study

October 12, 2017 – As people around the world grapple with the latest news about data breaches and cyber threats, First Data (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, today announced the results of its 2017 Consumer Cybersecurity Study.

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David Cameron Joins First Data’s International Advisory Board

October 6, 2017 - First Data Corporation (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, today announced the appointment of former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, David Cameron, as the newest member of the company’s International Advisory Board.

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First Data to Release Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results

October 5, 2017 – First Data Corporation (NYSE: FDC) will release its third quarter 2017 financial results before the market opens on Monday, October 30, 2017.

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First Data and Live Oak Bancshares Close Deal for Digital Banking Joint Venture

October 2, 2017 – First Data (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, and Live Oak Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: LOB), today announced they have closed the digital banking joint venture that was announced earlier this year. The new company, named Apiture, combines First Data’s and Live Oak Bank’s digital banking platforms, products, and services, delivering innovative technology solutions tailored for financial institutions.

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First Data Introduces Disburse-to-Debit Solution for Real Time Payments

September 28, 2017 – The U.S. labor force has changed dramatically in recent years, with larger numbers of independent contractors and temporary workers than ever before. In response to this growing demand First Data (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, today announced the availability of its “Disburse-to-Debit” solution, a new, low-cost payout option for businesses that delivers funds directly to a debit card.

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First Data SpendTrend Reports Highlight Impact of Hurricanes Harvey & Irma on Retail Spending

September 22, 2017 – In the aftermath of the hurricanes that have wreaked havoc through the United States, millions of people have begun the arduous rebuilding process. While the recovery continues in earnest, the economic impact to the region is also coming into focus. Today First Data (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, released two reports analyzing the magnitude of the impact that Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma had on consumer spending.

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First Data and Valley National Bank Form Long-Term Referral Relationship

September 15, 2017 – Today First Data (NYSE: FDC), a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, and Valley National Bank, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Valley National Bancorp (NYSE:VLY), announced that they have entered into a long-term agreement to provide secure commerce solutions for the bank’s merchant clients.

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