Western Union Omni-Channel Strategy Gains Further Momentum Launching WU.com Online Money Transfer Capabilities in Several European Countries

The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), a leader in global payment services, announced the launch of new transactional web sites in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Lithuania, Malta, and Slovakia. With these new introductions, Western Union now has online transactional services in 29 countries, enabling consumers to send money to over 200 countries and territories worldwide.

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.