National Processing, Inc. to Release First Quarter Earnings

Conference Call Scheduled for April 19, 2001



Apr 12, 2001, 01:00 ET from National Processing Company

    LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- National Processing, Inc.
 (NYSE:   NAP), today announced its plan to release first quarter earnings on
 Thursday, April 19, 2001 prior to market open.  A conference call to discuss
 first quarter financial performance and business highlights will be held at
 9:00a.m. EST on the same day by Thomas A. Wimsett, president and chief
 executive officer and David Fountain, chief financial officer.  The call will
 be open to the public with both the media and individual investors invited to
 participate in a listen-only mode.  The conference call can be accessed by
 dialing 888.423.3281 the day of the conference.  Participants should plan to
 dial-in approximately 15-minutes prior to the start of the call.
     A replay of the live call will be available beginning 1:00 p.m. EST,
 April 19, 2001 through Midnight EST, April 24, 2001.  The replay may be
 accessed by dialing 800.475.6701 and entering access code 577720.
 
     About National Processing, Inc.
     National Processing, Inc. through its wholly owned operating subsidiary,
 National Processing Company (NPC(R)) is a leading provider of merchant credit
 card processing.  National Processing is 87 percent owned by National City
 Corporation (NYSE:   NCC) ( www.nationalcity.com ), a Cleveland based
 $89 billion financial holding company, supporting over 500,000 merchant
 locations, representing nearly one out of every five Visa(R) and MasterCard(R)
 transactions processed nationally.  NPC's card processing solutions offer
 superior levels of service and performance and assist merchants in lowering
 their total cost of card acceptance through our world-class people, technology
 and service.  Additional information regarding National Processing can be
 obtained at www.npc.net .
 
 

SOURCE National Processing Company
    LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- National Processing, Inc.
 (NYSE:   NAP), today announced its plan to release first quarter earnings on
 Thursday, April 19, 2001 prior to market open.  A conference call to discuss
 first quarter financial performance and business highlights will be held at
 9:00a.m. EST on the same day by Thomas A. Wimsett, president and chief
 executive officer and David Fountain, chief financial officer.  The call will
 be open to the public with both the media and individual investors invited to
 participate in a listen-only mode.  The conference call can be accessed by
 dialing 888.423.3281 the day of the conference.  Participants should plan to
 dial-in approximately 15-minutes prior to the start of the call.
     A replay of the live call will be available beginning 1:00 p.m. EST,
 April 19, 2001 through Midnight EST, April 24, 2001.  The replay may be
 accessed by dialing 800.475.6701 and entering access code 577720.
 
     About National Processing, Inc.
     National Processing, Inc. through its wholly owned operating subsidiary,
 National Processing Company (NPC(R)) is a leading provider of merchant credit
 card processing.  National Processing is 87 percent owned by National City
 Corporation (NYSE:   NCC) ( www.nationalcity.com ), a Cleveland based
 $89 billion financial holding company, supporting over 500,000 merchant
 locations, representing nearly one out of every five Visa(R) and MasterCard(R)
 transactions processed nationally.  NPC's card processing solutions offer
 superior levels of service and performance and assist merchants in lowering
 their total cost of card acceptance through our world-class people, technology
 and service.  Additional information regarding National Processing can be
 obtained at www.npc.net .
 
 SOURCE  National Processing Company

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