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Western Union's top competitors include TransferWise, Ebury, American Express, PayPal and MoneyGram.
Western Union
Western Union
Western Union is a global provider of money movement and payment services for consumers and businesses.
TransferWise
TransferWise
TransferWise is a foreign exchange and money remittance company.
Ebury
Ebury
Ebury is a financial technology company providing businesses and organizations with currency services and business funding.
American Express
American Express
American Express is a globally integrated payments company.
PayPal
PayPal
PayPal is a digital payments company that provides online payment solutions.
MoneyGram
MoneyGram
MoneyGram is a global financial technology company providing money transfer and payment services.
Founding Date
Founding Date
1851
Founding Date
2011
Founding Date
2009
Founding Date
1850
Founding Date
1998
Founding Date
1940
Type
Type
Public
Type
Private
Type
Subsidiary
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Public
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
Collingwood, AU
Brussels, BE
Tallinn, EE
Budapest, HU
Chiyoda, JP
Kuala Lumpur, MY
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Locations
London, GB HQ
Melbourne, AU
North Sydney, AU
Sydney, AU
Brussel, BE
Brussel, BE
Sofia, BG
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Locations
New York, US HQ
Sydney, AU
Bengaluru, IN
Ponte Galeria, IT
Ciudad De México, MX
Auckland, NZ
Riyadh, SA
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Locations
San Jose, US HQ
Sydney, AU
São Paulo, BR
Toronto, CA
Vancouver, CA
Beijing, CN
Shanghai, 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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Employees
Employees
11,5004% decrease
Employees
2,2005% increase
Employees
1,162
Employees
64,5009% increase
Employees
26,50014% increase
Employees
2,43617% decrease
Valuation ($)
Valuation ($)
10.2 b
Valuation ($)
5 b
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
132.2 b
Valuation ($)
318.9 b
Valuation ($)
759.5 m
Twitter followers
Twitter followers
626.1 k
Twitter followers
1.2 k
Twitter followers
2.4 k
Twitter followers
846.3 k
Twitter followers
732 k
Twitter followers
255 k
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
637
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
N/A
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
21
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
141
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
6
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
497
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
2.7
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
N/A
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
0.4
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
5.1
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
78.3
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
36.2
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
16.48%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
N/A
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
42.86%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
41.84%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
100%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
69.42%
Alexa Website Rank
Alexa Website Rank
2302
Alexa Website Rank
2027
Alexa Website Rank
442826
Alexa Website Rank
349
Alexa Website Rank
96
Alexa Website Rank
14909
Employee Rating
Employee Rating
N/A
Employee Rating
4.3
Employee Rating
2
Employee Rating
4.2
Employee Rating
4.1
Employee Rating
3.2

Financial

Revenue (est.)
Revenue (est.)
$4.6b (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
£302.6m (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
£43.7m (FY, 2018)
Revenue (est.)
$22b (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
$21.5b (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
$1.2b (FY, 2020)
Cost of goods
Cost of goods
$2.8b (FY, 2020)
Cost of goods
£117.6m (FY, 2020)
Cost of goods
£12.7m (FY, 2018)
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
$11.5b (FY, 2020)
Cost of goods
N/A
Gross profit
Gross profit
$1.8b (FY, 2020)
Gross profit
£185m (FY, 2020)
Gross profit
£31m (FY, 2018)
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
$10b (FY, 2020)
Gross profit
N/A
Net income
Net income
$744.3m (FY, 2020)
Net income
£21.3m (FY, 2020)
Net income
(£19.1m) (FY, 2018)
Net income
$3.1b (FY, 2020)
Net income
$4.2b (FY, 2020)
Net income
($7.9m) (FY, 2020)

Operating

Countries
Countries
50 (FY, 2018)
Countries
70 (FY, 2020)
Countries
N/A
Countries
N/A
Countries
N/A
Countries
200 (Q2, 2019)
Currencies
Currencies
N/A
Currencies
54 (Jul, 2020)
Currencies
130 (Nov, 2019)
Currencies
N/A
Currencies
100 (FY, 2020)
Currencies
N/A
Languages
Languages
N/A
Languages
11 (Q2, 2019)
Languages
N/A
Languages
N/A
Languages
N/A
Languages
27 (Q2, 2017)
Transactions
Transactions
73 m (Q3, 2019)
Transactions
N/A
Transactions
222.2 k (FY, 2018)
Transactions
N/A
Transactions
15.4 b (FY, 2020)
Transactions
N/A

Funding

Total funding raised
Total funding raised
N/A
Total funding raised
$ 1b
Total funding raised
$ 570.8m
Total funding raised
N/A
Total funding raised
$ 217m
Total funding raised
$ 59m
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TransferWise
HQ
New York, US
Employees
2,200↑ 5% increase

TransferWise is a foreign exchange and money remittance company.

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Ebury
HQ
London, GB

Ebury is a financial technology company providing businesses and organizations with currency services and business funding.

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American Express
HQ
New York, US
Employees
64,500↑ 9% increase

American Express is a globally integrated payments company.

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PayPal
HQ
San Jose, US
Employees
26,500↑ 14% increase

PayPal is a digital payments company that provides online payment solutions.

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