Fiserv Acquires Global Financial Crime Management Leader, NetEconomy



    Solutions will strengthen clients' ability to combat fraud and money
laundering

    BROOKFIELD, WIS., March 14 /CNW/ - Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:   FISV), a leading
provider of information technology services to the financial industry
worldwide, today announced it has acquired NetEconomy, a leading financial
crime management and compliance solutions provider to financial institutions
across the globe with more than 130 implementations in 58 countries. Financial
terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

    NetEconomy, founded in 1993, is headquartered in The Hague, The
Netherlands, with offices in London, Paris, Boston, New York, Sydney,
Shanghai, and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. NetEconomy, owned by Esprit Capital
Partners since August 2005, provides highly effective and easily deployable
solutions for anti-money laundering, fraud prevention and compliance.

    "NetEconomy's proven products and strong management team will be at the
forefront of our efforts to deliver value in the important growth area of
enterprise risk management. We will now be able to provide banks, thrifts and
credit unions a superior solution for both anti-money laundering and fraud
management which will be integrated into all of our core account processing
platforms - and at the same time, continue to serve large financial
institutions who desire a superior risk management solution," said Fiserv
President and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Yabuki. "This is a prime example of
how our Fiserv 2.0 strategies come together to benefit clients. We bring
high-quality technology products to our client base to help them achieve
best-in-class results."

    "Fiserv is a trusted and world-class organization, providing end-to-end
software solutions, and processing data for accounts and transactions across
thousands of financial institutions. As a core building block of Fiserv's
enterprise risk, compliance and fraud platform, we look forward to working
together to help financial institutions meet the business challenges of risk
management and compliance," said Sebastian Kuntz, chief executive officer of
NetEconomy. "NetEconomy is delighted to now be part of Fiserv. This will
advance our client reach, and accelerate the innovation and development of our
fraud, risk and anti-money laundering solutions to better serve and grow our
global customer base."

    Neil Katkov, industry analyst at Celent said of the acquisition,
"NetEconomy has leading-edge solutions for anti-money laundering, fraud and
compliance, while Fiserv is a major provider of technology and outsourced
services to the financial industry. Fiserv will be now able to offer a solid
financial crime offering along with its traditional hosted and stand-alone
core processing systems - an attractive combination."

    Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:   FISV), a Fortune 500 company, provides information
management systems and services to the financial and insurance industries. The
company serves more than 17,000 clients worldwide and is the leading provider
of core processing solutions for U.S. banks, credit unions and thrifts. For
more information, visit www.fiserv.com.




For further information:

For further information: Fiserv, Inc. Media Contact: Carol Cowan VP
Marketing (407) 514-1146 carol.cowan@fiserv.com or Investor Contact: David
Banks VP Investor Relations (262) 879-5055 david.banks@fiserv.com

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