On Thursday January 27 at 6:00 a.m. EST, First Data (NYSE: FDC) will release its fourth quarter and year-end results. The news release will be available on the First Data website, http://www.firstdata.com.
The company will sponsor an investor and analyst conference at 8:00 a.m. EST to review fourth quarter and full year 2004 results and to address the company's key strategies and objectives for 2005. Charlie Fote, chairman and chief executive officer, and Kim Patmore, chief financial officer will host the meeting. The meeting will be held in New York City. If you are interested in attending this meeting, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Due to security considerations, all attendees must be registered.
To listen to the broadcast and view management's slide presentation, please log on to http://www.firstdata.com and click on the link under the Invest section at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the call. To participate in the call, dial 888-831-9087 (U.S. only) or 517-308-9004 (international) ten minutes prior to the start of the call and enter passcode FDC.
A replay of the webcast will be available shortly after the meeting ends on January 27 through 5:00 p.m. EST Feb. 3, or call 866-459-3539 (U.S.) or 203-369-1328 (international). No passcode is required.
First Data Corp. (NYSE: FDC), with global headquarters in Denver, helps power the global economy. As a leader in electronic commerce and payment services, First Data serves approximately 3.5 million merchant locations, 1,400 card issuers and millions of consumers, making it easy, fast and secure for people and businesses around the world to buy goods and services using virtually any form of payment. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, the company provides credit, debit, private-label, smart and stored-value card issuing and merchant transaction processing services; Internet commerce solutions; money transfer services; money orders; and check guarantee and verification services. The STAR® Network offers PIN-secured debit acceptance at 260,000 ATMs and 1.2 million point-of-sale locations nationwide. First Data also offers a variety of payment services to businesses around the world including those in the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Japan, Mexico, Spain, Panama, Brazil, China, the Netherlands, Greece, the Middle East and Germany. Its Western Union and Orlandi Valuta money transfer networks include approximately 202,000 agent locations in more than 195 countries and territories. Visit www.firstdata.com for more information.
Investor and Media Relations of First Data Corp.