Elavon Offers American Express Card Acceptance to Small Merchant Customers Through OptBlue Program

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 11:44 am EDT

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ATLANTA
"Elavon is focused on helping businesses grow and providing customer-centered service"

Elavon, a wholly owned subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) and leading global acquirer, has joined OptBlue, the American Express small merchant acquiring program. The OptBlue program is designed to make it easier for eligible U.S. small merchants to benefit from all-in-one acceptance.

With OptBlue, Elavon performs all set up, processing, settlement, funding, customer support and reporting for eligible American Express® Card acceptance. Enrolled merchant customers benefit from improved cash flow and easier reconciliation as a result of the single processing relationship that provides one deposit and one easy-to-read statement for all card brand activity.

“Elavon is focused on helping businesses grow and providing customer-centered service,” said Guy Harris, President of North America at Elavon. “OptBlue makes it easy for small merchants to accept American Express, increase their customer base and grow their business. The best news for customers with OptBlue is service is simplified with only a single point of contact for support. It’s a simple solution that makes a complex part of doing business easier.”

About Elavon ( www.elavon.com )
Elavon is wholly owned by U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB) and provides end-to-end payment processing solutions and services to more than 1.3 million customers in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, Brazil and Puerto Rico. As the #1 provider for airlines and a top five provider for hospitality, healthcare, retail, and public sector/education, Elavon’s innovative payment solutions are designed to solve pain points for businesses from small to enterprise-sized.

Contact:

Dana Stone
Elavon Media Relations
ph: 303-809-2199
dana.stone@elavon.com

Elavon’s Media Contact:

Cara Crifasi 
Corporate Communications 
+1 303-268-2412  
Cara.Crifasi@elavon.com

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