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ACI Worldwide and Everlink Bring Modernized Payment Solutions to Canadian Credit Unions and Banks

November 13, 2018

NAPLES, Fla. & TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 13, 2018--ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of real-time  electronic payment and banking solutions, today announced that Everlink Payment Services Inc., a leading provider of payments solutions and services for credit unions, banks, and small and medium enterprises across Canada, has selected ACI’s UP Retail Payments to deliver modernized payment solutions to their Canadian clients.

Headquartered in Markham, Ontario, Everlink, a long-time ACI customer, provides technology infrastructure and payment network connectivity through its Payment Network Gateway. In addition, the company offers a diversified range of integrated payments lines of business, including ATM Managed Services, Card Issuance and Management, Fraud Management Solutions, SME Solutions, Mobile Payments and a suite of Professional Services. Everlink’s decision to extend its relationship with ACI was based on its desire to maintain industry-leading payments solutions, and the opportunity to evolve its payments processing environment.

“Driven by Canada’s rapid adoption and acceleration of fintech solutions and payments technologies, we wanted to ensure our clients were equipped with the performance they have come to expect, coupled with the capability to develop and integrate new and emerging payments solutions,” said Mark Ripplinger, President and CEO, Everlink Payments Services Inc. “We’re pleased to collaborate with a market leader like ACI, with its strong UP Retail Payment platform, which will enable us to offer these new and emerging payments solutions and services with seamless and secure continuity.”

“As the Canadian economy continues to move toward modern payments including real-time and open digital banking environments, innovative businesses like Everlink will need a secure foundation to evolve its solutions for its clients,” said Glenn Wolff, Country Manager, Canada, ACI Worldwide. “With ACI’s UP Retail Payments, the company will be able to balance the migration from current to modern systems while maintaining security and trust, and offer advanced payments services to their clients.”

ACI’s UP Retail Payments bridges the features and functionalities of current systems with next generation technologies to deliver a digital payments experience. The solution supports open API strategies by leveraging the UP Framework’s API Manager capabilities and provides a path for handling real-time payments. In addition, organizations can continue business as usual while adding new services and innovating in a protected environment.

About ACI Worldwide ACI Worldwide, the  Universal Payments  (UP) company, powers  electronic payments  for more than 5,100 organizations around the world. More than 1,000 of the largest financial institutions and intermediaries, as well as thousands of global merchants, rely on ACI to execute $14 trillion each day in payments and securities. In addition, myriad organizations utilize our  electronic bill presentment and payment  services. Through our comprehensive suite of software solutions delivered on customers’ premises or through ACI’s private cloud, we provide real-time,  immediate payments  capabilities and enable the industry’s most complete  omni-channel payments  experience. To learn more about ACI, please visit  www.aciworldwide.com. You can also find us on Twitter  @ACI_Worldwide.

About Everlink Everlink Payment Services Inc. is a leading provider of comprehensive, innovative and integrated payments solutions and services for credit unions, banks, and SMEs across Canada. In addition to supplying best-in-breed technology infrastructure and payment network connectivity via our well established Payment Network Gateway, we offer a diversified range of integrated payments Lines of Business including: ATM Managed Services, Card Issuance & Management, Fraud Management Solutions, Mobile Payments, Professional Services and SME Solutions. To learn more about Everlink, please visit www.everlink.ca or find us on Twitter at @Everlink_Inc.

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CONTACT: ACI Worldwide

Dan Ring, 781-370-3600

dan.ring@aciworldwide.com

or

Nidhi Alberti, 781-370-3600

nidhi.alberti@aciworldwide.com

or

Anastasia Sudetic, 905-747-3692

Anastasia.Sudetic@everlink.ca

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CANADA FLORIDA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY SOFTWARE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES BANKING FINANCE

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