NOVA Corporation announced that Bank of the West has renewed its marketing alliance with NOVA for seven additional years. The alliance provides Bank of the West with individualized attention and customized services for each of its business customers. NOVA will provide merchant services and support to the bank on both a local and national basis.
NOVA is the third-largest transaction processing company in the nation. Bank of the West, a subsidiary of $16.7 billion BancWest Corp., is California’s fourth-largest bank with operations extending to Washington, Oregon, Nevada and Idaho.
“Due to NOVA’s strong commitment to service and dedication to enhancing its product offerings the last six years, we have decided to move forward by continuing to grow with NOVA in a long-term relationship,” said Frank Bonetto, Bank of the West senior executive vice president. “Our seven-year commitment with NOVA means we will be able to deliver the best possible value and service to our customer base.”
“NOVA is the market leader in providing electronic payment processing to small- and medium-sized merchants,” said Edward Grzedzinski, NOVA chairman and chief executive officer. “A key driver of the growth of our business is the company’s commitment to partnering with financial institutions. We have had a mutually beneficial relationship for six years with Bank of the West, providing transaction-processing services exclusively to the bank’s customers.”
About NOVA Corporation
NOVA Corporation, headquartered in Atlanta, GA, manages and transports payment and other business information on behalf of retailers, community banks and regional financial institutions. NOVA specializes in providing integrated credit and debit card payment processing services, related software application products, and value-added services to more than 500,000 merchants in the U.S. NOVA merchant customers typically include small- to medium-sized merchants requiring a full spectrum of processing services. For more information, visit [www.novacorp.net].
About Bank of the West
Bank of the West was founded in 1874 and is California’s fourth-largest bank. Its headquarters is in San Francisco. It operates 162 branches – 118 in Northern and Central California, 30 in Oregon, nine in Washington state, three in Idaho and two in Nevada. For more information on Bank of the West, please visit [www.bankofthewest.com].