PACE Credit Union Chooses Everlink for its Innovation, Reliability and Pricing

Posted on October 23, 2012 · Posted in Press Release

MARKHAM, ON, OCTOBER 23, 2012 – Everlink Payment Services Inc., is pleased to announce that PACE Credit Union – headquartered in Vaughan, Ontario, has joined credit unions from across Canada by selecting Everlink to efficiently process the day-to-day financial transactions made by its members at ATM and POS devices around the world and to support the PACE network of ATMs.

“After carefully weighing the options available to us, we chose Everlink for its commitment to innovation, its reliable technology as well as its competitive pricing,” says Larry Smith, CEO of PACE Savings & Credit Union. “As always, PACE Credit Union is committed to its vision of creating value for members as an innovative, growing and responsive credit union. In Everlink we have found a partner with a reputation for quality, service and support who can assist us in satisfying this vision.”

The relationship, officially established through an agreement signed in mid-July, includes all of PACE Credit Union’s electronic transaction switching, processing, and ATM managed service requirements. PACE was migrated on October 17, 2012 to the Everlink payments processing infrastructure which consistently performs in the upper first quartile of performance in the Canadian payments industry.

“Everlink has worked very hard to develop an extensive knowledge and understanding of the unique needs of Canada’s financial institutions and their customers, and particularly of credit unions and their members. We take immense pride in the confidence our clients have in the quality of our service delivery” says Mark Ripplinger President for Everlink Payment Services Inc. “Today I am delighted to say that we can include PACE Credit Union as a valued client, and we look forward to providing them with the payment solutions and services they need to better support their members.”

PACE Credit Union is dedicated to offering a full range of financial services to its members and operates as a financial co-operative which is owned and democratically controlled by its members. PACE is your perfect financial partner and has been providing banking services to PACE members for generations. Membership is open to all residents, businesses, and non-profit organizations in the province of Ontario, and is owned completely by its members, who become immediate shareholders in PACE. Deposits are insured by the Deposit Insurance Corporation of Ontario.

Everlink Payment Services Inc. based in Markham, ON, is a leading provider of integrated payments solutions and services for credit unions, banks and Independent Sales Organizations (ISO’S) in Canada. Everlink is a joint-venture company owned by FIS and Celero Solutions, and is fully PCI – DSS compliant and EMV certified with the Interac, MasterCard and Visa associations. Everlink is a recognized leader in the dependable secure delivery of Electronic Transaction Processing services, EMV Chip, Managed ATM Services and Integrated Payment Solutions in the Canadian financial services marketplace. Everlink is the first in Canada to instantly issue a fully personalized, Interac and MasterCard certified EMV Chip card.

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For more information please contact:

Daniel Whiting
Manager, Corporate Marketing & Communications
(905) 946-5880
daniel.whiting@everlink.ca