Global Payments Inc., a leading provider of electronic payment card and check processing solutions, announced that Chittenden Corporation has renewed its agreement for a comprehensive line of payment services including front and back-end processing, authorization, capture and settlement.
One of the nation’s top merchant acquirers and a leading provider of merchant processing services in New England, Chittenden is a bank holding company with assets of $5 billion. Its subsidiary banks are Chittenden Bank, The Bank of Western Massachusetts, Flagship Bank and Trust Company, Maine Bank & Trust and Ocean National Bank. Chittenden Corporation offers merchant card processing services through its five banks and also offers other specialty financial services.
In announcing Chittenden’s renewal with Global, Linda Stempek, vice president and manager of Merchant Card Processing, commented, “Chittenden is pleased to continue our relationship with Global Payments. Global provides highly reliable, integrated end-to-end processing, which has allowed us to be competitive in the marketplace. In addition, Global continues to offer a high level of service and has demonstrated a strong commitment to us and to the credit card industry.”
Chairman, President and CEO of Global Payments, Paul R. Garcia noted, “By choosing Global as its payment processor, Chittenden can take advantage of our end-to-end payment services including our robust merchant accounting system and cost-effectively consolidate their merchant offerings. Global Payments is pleased to continue our long and valued relationship with Chittenden.”
Global Payments Inc. is a leading provider of electronic transaction processing services to merchants, Independent Sales Organizations (ISOs), financial institutions, government agencies and multi-national corporations located throughout the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Europe. Global Payments offers a comprehensive line of payment solutions including credit and debit cards, business-to-business purchasing cards, gift cards, Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards, check guarantee, check verification and recovery, terminal management and funds transfer services.