The Western Union Company (Western Union) is engaged in the business of global money transfer, providing ways to send money worldwide, pay bills and purchase money orders. The company has a network of more than 335,000 agent locations in over 200 countries spanning the US, Europe, Middle East, Canada, Africa and South East Asia. It is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado and employs about 6,100 people.
The company recorded revenues of $4,900.2 million during the fiscal year ended December 2007, an increase of 9.6% over 2006.The operating profit of the company was $1,322 million during fiscal year 2007, an increase of 0.8% over 2006. The net profit was $857.3 million in fiscal year 2007, a decrease of 6.2% compared to 2006.