SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 13, 2018
THE WESTERN UNION COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
12500 East Belford Avenue
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On February 13, 2018, The Western Union Company (the “Company”) issued a press release relating to the Company’s earnings for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year of fiscal year 2017 (the “Earnings Release”). A copy of the Earnings Release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1. The information furnished under this Item 2.02, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Securities Exchange Act"), nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), except as may be expressly set forth by specific reference to such filing.
Regulation FD Disclosure.
In connection with the issuance of the Earnings Release, the Company is holding a public conference call and webcast on February 13, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time, during which Hikmet Ersek, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Raj Agrawal, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will provide the presentation attached hereto as Exhibit 99.2. Information regarding access to the conference call and webcast is set forth in the Earnings Release. The information furnished under this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.2, shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act, except as may be expressly set forth by specific reference to such filing.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: February 13, 2018
THE WESTERN UNION COMPANY
/s/ DARREN A. DRAGOVICH
Darren A. Dragovich
Vice President and Assistant Secretary