Western Union competitorsClear all

Western Union's top competitors include American Express, PayPal, MoneyGram, Flywire, Ebury and TransferWise.
Western Union
Western Union
Western Union is a global provider of money movement and payment services for consumers and businesses.
American Express
American Express
American Express is a multinational financial services corporation.
PayPal
PayPal
PayPal is a global technology platform and digital payments company that enables digital and mobile payments on behalf of consumers and merchants.
MoneyGram
MoneyGram
MoneyGram is a global financial technology company providing money transfer and payment services.
Flywire
Flywire
Flywire (formerly known as peerTransfer) is a global provider of billing, payment, and receivables solutions for businesses, institutions, and their customers.
Ebury
Ebury
Ebury is a financial technology company providing businesses and organizations with currency services and business funding.
TransferWise
TransferWise
TransferWise is a foreign exchange and money remittance company.
Founding Date
Founding Date
1851
Founding Date
1850
Founding Date
1998
Founding Date
1940
Founding Date
2011
Founding Date
2009
Founding Date
2011
Type
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Private
Type
Subsidiary
Type
Private
Tags
Locations
Locations
Denver, US HQ
Adelaide, AU
Brisbane City, AU
Melbourne, AU
Perth, AU
Sydney, AU
Wien, AT
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Locations
New York, US HQ
Sydney, AU
Bengaluru, IN
Ponte Galeria, IT
Ciudad De México, MX
Auckland, NZ
Singapore, SG
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Locations
San Jose, US HQ
Sydney, AU
Brussels, BE
São Paulo, BR
Toronto, CA
Vancouver, CA
Beijing, CN
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Locations
Dallas, US HQ
Brussels, BE
São Paulo, BR
Vancouver, CA
Shanghai, CN
Hong Kong, HK
Mumbai, IN
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Locations
Boston, US HQ
Melbourne, AU
Sydney, AU
Vancouver, CA
Shanghai, CN
Tokyo, JP
Singapore, SG
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Locations
London, GB HQ
Melbourne, AU
Sydney, AU
Brussel, BE
Sofia, BG
Toronto, CA
Shanghai, CN
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Locations
London, GB HQ
Collingwood, AU
Brussels, BE
Tallinn, EE
Budapest, HU
Chiyoda, JP
Kuala Lumpur, MY
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Employees
Employees
11,5004% decrease
Employees
64,5009% increase
Employees
23,2006% increase
Employees
2,43617% decrease
Employees
502
Employees
N/A
Employees
2,00043% increase
Valuation ($)
Valuation ($)
8.2 b
Valuation ($)
76.5 b
Valuation ($)
182 b
Valuation ($)
154.8 m
Valuation ($)
1 b
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
3.5 b
Twitter followers
Twitter followers
632.5 k
Twitter followers
871.8 k
Twitter followers
634.2 k
Twitter followers
240.7 k
Twitter followers
2.8 k
Twitter followers
2.4 k
Twitter followers
78.5 k
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
881
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
309
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
122
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
328
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
101
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
10
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
900
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
8.1
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
2.3
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
43
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
21.2
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
1
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
1.6
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
0.8
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
11.46%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
22.01%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
97.54%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
66.16%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
95.05%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
30%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
24.33%
Alexa Website Rank
Alexa Website Rank
2879
Alexa Website Rank
422
Alexa Website Rank
88
Alexa Website Rank
24634
Alexa Website Rank
156708
Alexa Website Rank
N/A
Alexa Website Rank
2456
Employee Rating
Employee Rating
N/A
Employee Rating
4.1
Employee Rating
3.8
Employee Rating
3.2
Employee Rating
4.8
Employee Rating
4.3
Employee Rating
4.5

Financial

Revenue (est.)
Revenue (est.)
$5.3b (FY, 2019)
Revenue (est.)
$28.2b (FY, 2019)
Revenue (est.)
$17.8b (FY, 2019)
Revenue (est.)
$1.4b (FY, 2018)
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Revenue (est.)
£43.7m (FY, 2018)
Revenue (est.)
£179.1m (FY, 2019)
Cost of goods
Cost of goods
$3.1b (FY, 2019)
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
$9.8b (FY, 2019)
Cost of goods
$732.2m (FY, 2018)
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
£12.7m (FY, 2018)
Cost of goods
£69.7m (FY, 2019)
Gross profit
Gross profit
$2.2b (FY, 2019)
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
$8b (FY, 2019)
Gross profit
$715.4m (FY, 2018)
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
£31m (FY, 2018)
Gross profit
£109.4m (FY, 2019)
Net income
Net income
$1.1b (FY, 2019)
Net income
$6.8b (FY, 2019)
Net income
$2.5b (FY, 2019)
Net income
($24m) (FY, 2018)
Net income
N/A
Net income
(£19.1m) (FY, 2018)
Net income
£10.3m (FY, 2019)

Operating

Countries
Countries
50 (FY, 2018)
Countries
N/A
Countries
N/A
Countries
200 (Q2, 2019)
Countries
N/A
Countries
N/A
Countries
70 (Q4, 2019)
Currencies
Currencies
N/A
Currencies
N/A
Currencies
100 (FY, 2019)
Currencies
N/A
Currencies
150 (Nov, 2019)
Currencies
130 (Nov, 2019)
Currencies
49 (Sep, 2019)
Languages
Languages
N/A
Languages
N/A
Languages
N/A
Languages
27 (Q2, 2017)
Languages
N/A
Languages
N/A
Languages
11 (Q2, 2019)
Transaction Volume
Transaction Volume
N/A
Transaction Volume
N/A
Transaction Volume
N/A
Transaction Volume
N/A
Transaction Volume
$12b (Nov, 2019)
Transaction Volume
£6.9b (FY, 2018)
Transaction Volume
N/A
Transactions
Transactions
73 m (Q3, 2019)
Transactions
N/A
Transactions
12.4 b (FY, 2019)
Transactions
N/A
Transactions
N/A
Transactions
222.2 k (FY, 2018)
Transactions
N/A

Funding

Latest funding round
Latest funding round
N/A
Latest funding round
N/A
Latest funding round
N/A
Latest funding round
N/A
Latest funding round
$ 120m (4 months ago)
Latest funding round
N/A
Latest funding round
$ 292m (about 1 year ago)
Total funding raised
Total funding raised
N/A
Total funding raised
N/A
Total funding raised
$ 217m
Total funding raised
$ 59m
Total funding raised
$ 263.3m
Total funding raised
$ 570.8m
Total funding raised
$ 688.3m
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American Express
HQ
New York, US
Employees
64,500↑ 9% increase

American Express is a multinational financial services corporation.

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PayPal
HQ
San Jose, US
Employees
23,200↑ 6% increase

PayPal is a global technology platform and digital payments company that enables digital and mobile payments on behalf of consumers and merchants.

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MoneyGram
HQ
Dallas, US
Employees
2,436↓ 17% decrease

MoneyGram is a global financial technology company providing money transfer and payment services.

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Flywire
HQ
Boston, US
Employees
502

Flywire (formerly known as peerTransfer) is a global provider of billing, payment, and receivables solutions for businesses, institutions, and their customers.

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