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US Alliance Group Looks to Fiserv Debit Gateway and Accel Network Partnership to Support Growth


Merchant Independent Sales Organizations will benefit from
dependability and scalability

(NASDAQ:FISV), a leading global provider of financial services
technology solutions, announced today its debit gateway solution will
enable US
Alliance Group
, Inc. (USAG) to offer enhanced processing
capabilities, as well as greater scalability for USAG to grow its
Payment Processing business.

USAG is a leading payment processor, providing transaction-processing
capabilities to more than 30,000 retailers, including point-of-sale
(POS), ATM, card not present and Accel® debit payments
network signature debit (ANP+) through its sponsor and settlement bank Evolve
Bank & Trust
. The added processing platform scalability gives
USAG the ability to meet the needs of today's merchants for secure,
flexible and competitively priced debit routing options, while offering
a broader range of solutions available through Fiserv, including walk-in
bill payment and CardFree CashSM from Fiserv.

"Partnering with Fiserv will allow us to support ATM, PIN Debit and
PIN-Less Debit solutions, while giving us more control and flexibility
over least-cost routing options," said Fadi Cheikha, CEO, US Alliance
Group. "These processing capabilities will further our objective to be a
‘one-stop shop' for all payment needs, offering a wide variety of
payment solutions specifically designed for today's merchant."

"Forward-looking merchants of all sizes rely on USAG for its
industry-leading transaction processing capabilities," said David
Keenan, SVP, Product Management, Card Services, Fiserv. "We are pleased
to help USAG augment those capabilities through diverse, innovative
solutions such as debit signature routing, secure e-commerce processing,
least-cost routing, and CardFree Cash."

Expanded debit POS features, including signature-based transactions,
provide issuers with another option to authorize traditional
signature-based transactions and improve net transaction economics.

In a world moving faster than ever before, Fiserv helps clients deliver
solutions aligned with the way people live and work today – financial
services at the speed of life. Learn more at

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About Fiserv

Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) enables clients worldwide to create and
deliver financial services experiences in step with the way people live
and work today. For more than 30 years, Fiserv has been a trusted leader
in financial services technology, helping clients achieve best-in-class
results by driving quality and innovation in payments, processing
services, risk and compliance, customer and channel management, and
insights and optimization. Fiserv is a member of the FORTUNE®
500 and has been named among the FORTUNE Magazine World's Most Admired
Companies® for five consecutive years, recognized for
strength of business model and innovation leadership. For more
information, visit

About USAG

USAG delivers comprehensive payment processing and integrated payment
software solutions to merchants and developers looking to accept
payments in all forms. Headquartered in Rancho Santa Margarita,
California, the company brings world-class technology to companies. For
more information, visit or
call 888.327.2860.

About Evolve Bank & Trust

Headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, Evolve Bank & Trust currently
operates 34 branches/offices in 20 states. Evolve's dedicated Payment
Processing Division offers ACH, Debit Sponsorship, Remote Deposit
Capture and other processing services to clients around the country. In
addition to payment processing services, Evolve also offer Banking,
Mortgage, SBA and Trust services nationwide. For more information about
Evolve, please visit


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