MRC and Vantiv Partner at MRC Vegas 2016

Press Release

November 11, 2015

MERCHANT RISK COUNCIL ANNOUNCES VANTIV

AS MRC VEGAS 2016 OVERALL SPONSOR

SEATTLE, WA -- The Merchant Risk Council announced today their partnership with Vantiv, a leading provider of payment processing services and related technology solutions for merchants and financial institutions of all sizes for more than 40 years, as the overall sponsor of MRC Vegas 2016. A member of the MRC since 2008, Vantiv is a first-time sponsor of MRC's annual flagship conference in Las Vegas.

"We are thrilled to partner with Vantiv at MRC Vegas 2016 and appreciate their ongoing support to help propel the eCommerce industry forward. Overall sponsorship is such a significant contribution because it allows the MRC to provide the most relevant, educational and rewarding conferences to connect fraud and payments professionals and mitigate risk," says Danielle Nagao, MRC CEO.

"The payments industry is currently experiencing major and rapid changes in both technology and regulation," said Greg Worch, senior vice president of eCommerce at Vantiv. "We're excited to partner with the Merchant Risk Council to talk about Omni Channel commerce, and engaging industry experts at MRC Vegas around smarter and safer payments."

MRC Vegas 2016, March 7-10 at the Aria Resort and Casino, marks the 14th annual spring conference. MRC Vegas is one of the largest fraud and payments events uniting online and multi-channel retailers, card networks, card issuers, law enforcement agencies and solution providers all focused on making online retail more secure.

Attendees have the opportunity to network with an expected group of 1500 guests, participate in unparalleled education and hear from the most recognized and respected eCommerce leaders delivering valuable insights and exploring specific solutions regarding payments, risk and online fraud.

Event registration is now open to attendees and media. Visit the MRC to register and for more information.

About Vantiv, Inc.

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. Vantiv builds strong relationships with clients, 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 banking.