MoneyGram Signs New Agreement With Haggen, Inc.

DALLAS, Texas (April 9, 2015) (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MoneyGram (NASDAQ:MGI), a leading global money transfer and payment services company, announces that it has signed an agreement with Haggen, Inc., a West Coast grocery store chain, to offer money transfer, bill payment and money order services at all locations that the company is in the process of acquiring.

"We are pleased to offer our full suite of financial services to consumers who shop at Haggen stores," says Pete Ohser, MoneyGram's executive vice president of business development. "Haggen is experiencing incredible growth with expansions across the West Coast. These new stores will offer our customers more choices when they need to send money to or pick up money from friends and loved ones."

"As we introduce more shoppers to the Haggen experience throughout Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada and Arizona, we want to provide them with a full array of services to make their busy lives a little easier," says John Clougher, Haggen CEO, Pacific Northwest. "By working with MoneyGram, our shoppers can take advantage of their financial services while purchasing groceries in one convenient stop."

According to the World Bank, U.S. consumers send more cross-border money transfers than any other country. Whether a customer needs to send money across the country or to family and friends across the globe, MoneyGram provides quick, reliable and affordable services.

About MoneyGram International, Inc.

MoneyGram, a leading money transfer company, provides essential services to consumers who are not fully served by traditional financial institutions. MoneyGram offers worldwide money transfer services in more than 200 countries and territories through a global network of 350,000 agent locations, including retailers, international post offices and banks. MoneyGram also offers bill payment services, issues money orders and processes official checks in select markets.

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Source:MoneyGram International, Inc.