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Vantiv Integrated Payments Selected as 2017 Best Channel Vendor for the 9th Consecutive Year
Company recognized by subscribers for excellence in payment processing

CINCINNATI, Jan. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Vantiv Integrated Payments, a Vantiv, Inc. company (NYSE: VNTV), and a provider of payments technology and processing services for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), announced today that has been named Best Channel Vendor 2017 by the subscribers of Business Solutions Magazine (BSM) for the ninth consecutive year. The prestigious honor recognizes companies for providing exceptional value to the channel, as highlighted in the January 2017 issue.

"We are honored to be recognized for the ninth year in a row by Business Solutions Magazine subscribers," said Matt Taylor, group president of integrated payments and emerging channels at Vantiv. "We look forward to continuing the work in making the payment processing experience as seamless as possible, meeting our customers' needs with best-in-class functionality and quality products and helping SMBs use technology to grow and protect their business."

From September 2016 to mid-October 2016, BSM's VAR, MSP, and ISV subscribers were asked to participate in the Best Channel Vendors survey. They rated their vendor partners on a scale of 0 to 5 and Vantiv IP's payment processing technology scored top marks in the "product features" and "product reliability" categories.

Providing resellers with a guide of top ranked vendors according to their peers, BSM goal is to reflect the sense of the survey respondents and let their readership know who they think are the Best Channel Vendors. With a partnership with Penn State University to help ensure the survey's statistical accuracy, the result of the selection as Best Channel Vendors, includes POS Hardware, POS Software, Payment Processing and Network Security.

Vantiv Integrated Payments is making payments smarter, faster and easier by partnering with software companies and technology service firms to embed payments processing in front and back office applications. Our commerce technology integrates into a broad set of point of sale systems, reaching merchants through an extensive partner network of thousands of point-of-sale software developers and value-added resellers. Our award-winning customer service and value-added solutions help businesses to streamline and build revenue through simple to use commerce solutions.

ABOUT VANTIV           
Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE: VNTV) is a leading payment processor differentiated by an integrated technology platform. Vantiv offers a comprehensive suite of traditional and innovative payment processing and technology solutions to merchants and financial institutions of all sizes, enabling them to address their payment processing needs through a single provider. We build strong relationships with our customers, helping them become more efficient, more secure and more successful. Vantiv is the second largest merchant acquirer and the largest PIN debit acquirer based on number of transactions in the U.S. The company's growth strategy includes expanding further into high-growth channels and verticals, including integrated payments, eCommerce, and merchant bank. Visit us at, or follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+ and YouTube.

© 2017 Vantiv, LLC. All Rights Reserved. All trademarks, service marks and trade names referenced herein are the property of their respective owners. Vantiv and other Vantiv products and services mentioned herein as well as their respective logos are registered trademarks or trademarks of Vantiv, LLC in the U.S. and other countries.

Lori Stafford-Thomas
Director, Public Relations

Aryma Braga
Corporate Communications


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