SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EVERTEC, Inc. (NYSE: EVTC) (“Evertec” or the “Company”) today announced the Company will donate $50,000 for earthquake relief in Puerto Rico. This grant will be made to Foundation for Puerto Rico’s Puerto Rico Earthquake Relief Fund which will be used to activate a series of rapid-response initiatives to address both the short-term needs of the impacted areas, as well as long-term initiatives that can help support economic development. From an immediate standpoint, the relief efforts will supply basic emergency supplies to the refugees, mental health support, medical aid to patients, and more as needs are assessed. Longer-term, the funds will be utilized to create sustainable and resilient economic growth thru the Small Business Cash Grant Program (SBCG), an initiative focused on the recovery of small businesses, allowing them to remain open through the days and weeks following the state of emergency. This small business sector is crucial to the long-term economic recovery of the region.
To contribute to the Puerto Rico Earthquake Relief Fund, please donate thru ATH Movil/FoundationPR or visit www.foundationforpuertorico.org/donate.
EVERTEC, Inc. (NYSE: EVTC) is a leading full-service transaction processing business in Latin America, providing a broad range of merchant acquiring, payment processing and business solutions services. The Company manages a system of electronic payment networks that process more than two billion transactions annually and offers a comprehensive suite of services for core bank processing, cash processing and technology outsourcing. In addition, EVERTEC owns and operates the ATH® network, one of the leading personal identification number (“PIN”) debit networks in Latin America. Based in Puerto Rico, the Company operates in 26 Latin American countries and serves a diversified customer base of leading financial institutions, merchants, corporations and government agencies with “mission-critical” technology solutions. For more information, visit www.evertecinc.com.