CINCINNATI, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --NPC, a Vantiv, Inc. subsidiary (NYSE: VNTV), announced today the company was honored as the ETA Business Partner of the Year at the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) Annual Meeting & Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada on April 17.
The ETA Business Partner of the Year award is one of the payment industry's leading awards representing excellence in Association participation, contribution, and payments industry innovation. NPC was recognized as an ETA member company that has consistently supported the Association through sponsorship of ETA events, advertising in ETA publications, speaking at ETA events, on committees, and otherwise helping to further the Association's goals and objectives.
"It is a great tribute to be recognized by ETA as Business Partner of the Year," said Jim Oberman, Managing Director, NPC. "Our team of accomplished professionals has a proven track record of turning experience, strategies and innovation into successful execution. We accomplish this in part, through our connections with other experts and partners, including ETA."
NPC is one of the largest providers of debit card and credit card acceptance in the U.S. dedicated exclusively to the small-to-medium merchant market. NPC has longevity and experience in the payments industry. Currently, more than 200,000 merchants nationwide trust NPC and its partners to process their electronic payments.
About Vantiv, Inc.
Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE: VNTV), is a leading, integrated payment processor differentiated by a single, proprietary technology platform. Vantiv offers a comprehensive suite of traditional and innovative payment processing and technology solutions to merchants and financial institutions of all sizes in the U.S., enabling them to address their payment processing needs through a single provider. We build strong relationships with our customers, helping them become more efficient, more secure and more successful. Vantiv is the third largest merchant acquirer and the largest PIN debit acquirer based on number of transactions in the U.S. The company's growth strategy includes expanding further into high growth payment segments, such as prepaid, ecommerce, mobile and information solutions, and attractive industry verticals, such as business-to-business, government, healthcare and education. For more information, visit www.vantiv.com.