Five Financial Institutions Sign with Fifth Third Processing Solutions

Jan 28, 2010, 09:06 ET from Fifth Third Processing Solutions

CINCINNATI, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ --  Fifth Third Processing Solutions is pleased to announce that the following five financial institutions have signed contracts for electronic funds transfer services, including gateway access, ATM and debit card processing, card production services and ATM terminal driving:

Farmers State Bank based in Pine Bluffs, Wyoming and founded in 1915, is a full service community bank offering consumer, commercial and agricultural products and services.  It continues to serve the rural community of eastern Laramie County as well as the community and businesses of the town of Pine Bluffs.  http://www.bankinwyo.com

Security State Bank of Farwell, Texas has been serving customers since 1925.  As a locally owned, independent and full-service community bank, it operates one location and one ATM.  With over $90 million in assets today, Security State Bank continues to add services to better serve its customers while maintaining the relationships and personal service vital for a home-owned community bank. www.ssbfarwell.com

Hawaii National Bank headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii, opened its doors in downtown Honolulu in 1960.  As the largest of the 134 banks opening in the United States that year, Hawaii National has over $500 million in assets and operates 14 branch locations on the islands of Oahu, Maui and the Big Island and has 15 ATMs.  Hawaii National Bank remains one of the keystone institutions of Hawaii finance, providing a wide range of services to small business customers and individual account holders www.hawaiinational.com

Coffee County Bank located in Manchester, Tennessee was formed in 1975 by local businessmen committed to serving the personal and business financial needs of the entire community of Manchester and Coffee County.  Today, the bank operates two branch locations and 3 ATMs.  With assets over $126 million, the Coffee County Bank's commitment to its community and customers remains the same as in 1975; exceptional customer service and products designed to suit every customer.  www.coffeecountybank.com

The Bank of Mauston located in Mauston, Wisconsin, first opened its doors in 1868 as a privately held company.  During the Great Depression, the Juneau County State Bank merged with the Bank of Mauston; the name the company continues to operate under.  Today, the bank has assets over $223 million and operates six branch locations.  Through all of the growth The Bank of Mauston has experienced, the bank remains an independent, locally owned, community bank. www.bankofmauston.com

"The reputation of Fifth Third Processing Solutions' leadership in the payments industry preceded their sales team," said Bryan Luke, Executive Vice President, Hawaii National Bank.  "They have a proven track record for reliable service, affordable pricing, advanced features for ATM networks and debit card marketing programs. Their sales and administration teams exhibited the professionalism and experience of a company focused on delivering results."

"Our client relationships allow us to build programs that will continually evolve to meet the needs of all our financial institutions partners and their customers," said Angela Brown, President, Financial Institutions Services at Fifth Third Processing Solutions.  We take pride in offering both our financial institutions and merchants the most flexible, customizable and high performance product suite available."

Fifth Third Processing Solutions, LLC delivers innovative payment transaction processing and acceptance solutions to create and support complex payment strategies for merchants, businesses, and financial institutions around the world. A pioneer in card payment acceptance in the early 1970s, Fifth Third Processing Solutions is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio and is a joint venture with Advent International and Fifth Third Bank, a subsidiary of Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB).

As a premier full service payment solutions provider, the Company provides servicing solutions and product engineering for financial institutions' and retailers' credit card, debit card, merchant and private label programs processing over 33.3 billion ATM and point of sale transactions and over $315.5 billion in debit and credit card sales volume annually. The Company supports over 180,000 merchant and financial institution locations and 11,000 ATMs in 44 states and 11 countries. According to the Nilson Report (March 2009), the Company is the fourth largest U.S. merchant purchase transaction acquirer. Learn more at www.FTPSLLC.com.

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