SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 1, 2015--
WEX Inc. (NYSE: WEX), a leading provider of corporate payment solutions,
today announced it has acquired the remaining 49% stake in UNIK S.A.
(“UNIK”). Following WEX’s initial investment in 2012, WEX has now
consummated the purchase of the remaining interest in UNIK.
UNIK is a leading provider of salary payment and freight cards in
Brazil. UNIK’s cards are accepted at over 1.8 million commercial
establishments in Brazil.
About WEX Inc.
WEX Inc. (NYSE: WEX) is a leading provider of corporate payment
solutions. From its roots in fleet card payments beginning in 1983, WEX
has expanded the scope of its business into a multi-channel provider of
corporate payment solutions representing 9 million vehicles and offering
exceptional payment security and control across a wide spectrum of
business sectors. WEX serves a global set of customers and partners
through its operations around the world, with offices in the United
States, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, the United Kingdom, Italy,
France, Germany, Norway, and Singapore. WEX and its subsidiaries employ
more than 2,000 associates. The Company has been publicly traded since
2005, and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker
symbol “WEX.” For more information, visit www.wexinc.com
and follow WEX on Twitter at @WEXIncNews.
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