Western Union Expansion Continues with WU.com Online Money Transfer Capabilities Launched in Four European Countries

The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), a leader in global payment services, today announced the launch of new transactional websites in Bulgaria, Croatia, Romania and Slovenia. With these new introductions, Western Union now has online transactional services in 33 countries, enabling consumers to send money to more than 200 countries and territories. “Western Union continues to expand its online transactional network worldwide,” said Khalid Fellahi, senior vice president and general manager, Western Union. “From this foundation, we believe we are very competitive, offering a strong value proposition and a global scale.”

ADM Expands its Corn Processing Footprint with Acquisition of Facilities in Bulgaria and Turkey, and Increase of Ownership in Hungary Facility

Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) today announced an agreement to purchase several assets of Eaststarch C.V., ADMs 50-50 joint venture with Tate & Lyle (LSE: TATE). Under the terms of the agreement, ADM will take full ownership of corn wet mills in Bulgaria and Turkey, and will own a 50 percent stake in a wet mill in Hungary. Tate & Lyle will receive a cash consideration of 240 million, subject to customary closing adjustments, including for net cash and working capital, and take full ownership of the Eaststarch facility in Slovakia.

Ecolab’s Apex Warewashing System Helps Restaurant and Foodservice Operators Throughout Europe Improve Results, Save Water and Energy

Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, has launched Apex, a warewashing system that will provide the cleaning results restaurant and foodservice operators throughout Europe expect, while reducing water and energy use.