Western Union competitorsClear all

Western Union's top competitors include TransferWise, Ebury, Flywire, American Express and PayPal.
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.
Flywire
Flywire
Flywire (formerly known as peerTransfer) is a global provider of billing, payment, and receivables solutions for businesses, institutions, and their customers.
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.
Founding Date
Founding Date
1851
Founding Date
2011
Founding Date
2009
Founding Date
2011
Founding Date
1850
Founding Date
1998
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
Boston, US HQ
Sydney, AU
Toronto, CA
Vancouver, CA
Shanghai, CN
Tokyo, JP
Singapore, SG
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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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Employees
Employees
11,5004% decrease
Employees
2,2005% increase
Employees
1,162
Employees
473
Employees
64,5009% increase
Employees
26,50014% increase
Valuation ($)
Valuation ($)
10.2 b
Valuation ($)
5 b
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
3 b
Valuation ($)
132.2 b
Valuation ($)
318.9 b
Twitter followers
Twitter followers
626.1 k
Twitter followers
1.2 k
Twitter followers
2.4 k
Twitter followers
3.4 k
Twitter followers
846.3 k
Twitter followers
732 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)
72
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
141
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
6
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)
5.2
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
5.1
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
78.3
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)
95.83%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
41.84%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
100%
Alexa Website Rank
Alexa Website Rank
2302
Alexa Website Rank
2027
Alexa Website Rank
442826
Alexa Website Rank
44289
Alexa Website Rank
349
Alexa Website Rank
96
Employee Rating
Employee Rating
N/A
Employee Rating
4.3
Employee Rating
2
Employee Rating
4.8
Employee Rating
4.2
Employee Rating
4.1

Financial

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

Operating

Countries
Countries
50 (FY, 2018)
Countries
70 (FY, 2020)
Countries
N/A
Countries
N/A
Countries
N/A
Countries
N/A
Currencies
Currencies
N/A
Currencies
54 (Jul, 2020)
Currencies
130 (Nov, 2019)
Currencies
150 (Nov, 2019)
Currencies
N/A
Currencies
100 (FY, 2020)
Transaction Volume
Transaction Volume
N/A
Transaction Volume
N/A
Transaction Volume
£6.9b (FY, 2018)
Transaction Volume
$12b (Nov, 2019)
Transaction Volume
N/A
Transaction Volume
N/A
Transactions
Transactions
73 m (Q3, 2019)
Transactions
N/A
Transactions
222.2 k (FY, 2018)
Transactions
N/A
Transactions
N/A
Transactions
15.4 b (FY, 2020)

Funding

Total funding raised
Total funding raised
N/A
Total funding raised
$ 1b
Total funding raised
$ 570.8m
Total funding raised
$ 323.3m
Total funding raised
N/A
Total funding raised
$ 217m
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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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Flywire
HQ
Boston, US
Employees
473

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

American Express is a globally integrated payments company.

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