On Milestone Anniversary – Vantiv Rings the NYSE Closing Bell as the #1 U.S. Merchant Acquirer

Vantiv marks its 5 year anniversary as a publically-traded company by ringing the closing bell at the NYSE and by being named top payment processor by transactions.

CINCINNATI, March 16, 2017 – Today, Vantiv marks its five-year anniversary as a publicly-traded company with the ringing of the Closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange. CEO Charles Drucker – joined by some of Vantiv’s most passionate and dedicated team members – will ring the bell at 4:00 pm ET.

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Coinciding with this momentous occasion today, The Nilson Report will publish its annual U.S. Merchant Acquirer Rankings, which will show that Vantiv now processes more domestic debit and credit transactions than any other acquirer in the United States.

“This is the first time since 1996 in which a new company has come out on top based on this metric,” said David Robertson, publisher of The Nilson Report. “Congratulations to Vantiv on its success and its five-year anniversary.”

“I always say our success is our people,” said Charles Drucker, president and chief executive officer at Vantiv. “Over the last five years, we have grown dramatically and achieved many milestones thanks to our employees’ relentless hard work and winning attitude. Nilson’s new rankings – published at our five-year anniversary – clearly validates that we are on the right track with a bright future.”

For more information on the U.S. Merchant Acquiring Rankings, go to The Nilson Report, www.nilsonreport.com, one of the most respected sources of news and analysis of the global card and mobile payment industries.