Blackhawk Network Completes Acquisition of InteliSpend Prepaid Solutions

PLEASANTON, Calif., Nov. 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blackhawk Network announced it has completed the acquisition of InteliSpend Prepaid Solutions™, as previously described in its October 21, 2013 press release. Upon the close of the acquisition, InteliSpend will operate as a business unit of Blackhawk, reporting directly to Talbott Roche, Blackhawk Network president, and will remain headquartered in Fenton, MO.

About Blackhawk Network

Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:HAWK) is a leading prepaid payment network which supports the distribution of gift cards, prepaid telecom products and financial service products across a global network. Blackhawk's digital platform supports prepaid across a network of digital distribution partners including etailers, financial service providers and mobile wallets. For more information please visit www.blackhawknetwork.com.

CONTACT: Investors/Analysts: Patrick Cronin (925) 226-9973 investor.relations@bhnetwork.com Media Teri Llach (650) 575-6913 Teri.llach@bhnetwork.com

Source:Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc.