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WEX Senior Vice President of Corporate Development Named a Most Influential Woman in Mid-Market M&A

Nicola Morris recognized as a 2015 dealmaker by Mergers & Acquisitions magazine

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 8, 2016-- WEX Inc. (NYSE: WEX), a leading provider of corporate payment solutions, today announced that Nicola Morris, WEX senior vice president of corporate development, has been recognized among the 2015 Most Influential Women in Mid-Market M&A by Mergers & Acquisitions magazine.

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Nicola Morris, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development at WEX (Photo: Business Wire)

Nicola Morris, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development at WEX (Photo: Business Wire)

“Nicola has played a critical role in spearheading our M&A activity at WEX, which is centered on investing in product extensions, new markets and adding scale to our existing businesses,” said Melissa Smith, WEX’s president and chief executive officer. “Nicola’s expertise has advanced WEX’s strategic growth as a company that is revolutionizing corporate payments solutions, in the industry and across targeted verticals.”

For the special report, Mergers & Acquisitions identified 25 of the best and brightest female dealmakers, including corporate dealmakers, private equity investors, investment bankers, lenders, attorneys, and other advisers.

“WEX has been active on the transaction front, and it’s been thrilling to lead and provide strategic counsel for the company’s recent acquisitions of Benaissance and Electronic Funds Source (EFS) – the latter of which represents WEX’s largest transaction to date,” said Morris. “I look forward to continuing to lead our M&A strategy in 2016 while helping foster the company’s organic growth in current and new markets.”

With The Most Influential Women in Mid-Market M&A, Mergers & Acquisitions joins a long history of celebrating female business leaders at SourceMedia, the publishing company that owns the magazine.

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 more than 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 and follow WEX on Twitter at @WEXIncNews.

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