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WEX Ranked 20th Best Small Company by Forbes

Fifth consecutive year among America’s top 100 small companies

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 14, 2013-- WEX Inc. (NYSE: WXS), a leading international provider of physical, digital and virtual corporate card payment solutions, today announced it was recognized on Forbes magazine’s “America’s 100 Best Small Companies” list for 2012 at No. 20, up from No. 30 in 2011. This is the fifth consecutive year WEX has been named to the list.

“We’re delighted to have been included again on the Forbes’s 100 Best Small Companies in America list,” said Michael E. Dubyak, chairman, president and CEO at WEX. “This achievement reflects the dedication of our associates to our core company values – integrity, innovation and execution. It also reflects our strong commitment to investing in the development of valuable and innovative products and to delivering an exceptional customer experience to drive further success.”

Forbes began ranking small companies in 1996 to recognize top-performing, publicly held growing companies. The rankings are based on a number of factors including sales and earnings growth, and return on equity.

View the complete Forbes 2012 list of “America’s 100 Best Small Companies” at http://www.forbes.com/best-small-companies/list/.

About WEX Inc.

WEX Inc. (NYSE: WXS) is a leading international provider of physical, digital and virtual corporate card payment solutions. From its roots as a pioneer in fleet card payments in 1983, WEX now provides its more than 350,000 customers ― representing more than 6.9 million cardholders ― with exceptional payment security and control across a wide spectrum of business sectors. The Company’s operations include WEX Bank, Fleet One, Pacific Pride, rapid! PayCard, Wright Express Prepaid Cards Australia, Wright Express Fuel Cards Australia, Wright Express New Zealand and CorporatePay Limited, England, as well as a majority equity position in UNIK S.A., Brazil. WEX and its subsidiaries employ more than 1,200 associates. For more information about WEX, please visit WEXInc.com.

Source: WEX Inc.

News media contact:
WEX Inc.
Jessica Roy, 207-523-6763
Jessica.Roy@wexinc.com