The Commerce Trust Company, in conjunction with Commerce Bank, is offering its clients greater flexibility and security for their purchases at international locations by adding the new World Elite MasterCard ® product to its private banking card portfolio. The chip-enabled World Elite MasterCard offers private banking clients improved ease of use when travelling internationally, no foreign transaction fees, and enhanced reward options. The embedded microchip is accepted at more international merchants where chip card terminals have become standard, and provides an additional layer of security for in-store purchases and those made at unattended terminals. “We are excited to offer a product that makes international travel more convenient and secure while also providing unique value to the lifestyle needs of our private banking clients. This card offers our clients exceptional benefits including no foreign transaction fees and enhanced rewards options,” said Chad Doza, senior vice president of Consumer Credit Card products. “We strive to provide the highest level of personal service when and where it’s most convenient for our clients and we feel strongly that this product will allow us to continue to deliver that promise.” The World Elite MasterCard has no preset spending limit and provides cardholders with airport lounge club membership, one-day card replacement delivery to U.S. and global destinations* for lost or stolen cards, and a dedicated 24/7 customer service line and enhanced servicing. Commerce Trust Company private banking cardholders will also have exclusive access to an around-the-clock, complimentary concierge line. *One-day delivery of temporary card replacement available globally to the top 75 travel destination markets. About The Commerce Trust Company As of March 31, 2013, The Commerce Trust Company was responsible for the administration of more than $31.3 billion of total client assets. Since 1906, Commerce Trust has been a leading source of tailored asset management, creative private banking and comprehensive trust services for individuals, families, corporate executives, and business owners. In addition, Commerce Trust serves a variety of institutional clients with customized investment programs as well as sole-source solutions for all of their financial needs.
The Commerce Trust Company is a division of Commerce Bank.About Commerce Bank Commerce Bank, is a subsidiary of Commerce Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBSH), a $22.2 billion regional bank holding company, as of March 31, 2013. For more than 145 years, Commerce Bank has been meeting the financial services needs of individuals and businesses. Commerce Bank provides a diversified line of financial services, including business and personal banking, wealth management, financial planning, and investments through its affiliated companies. Commerce Bank operates in more than 360 retail locations in the Central United States and has a nationwide presence in the commercial payments industry. Commerce Bancshares also has operating subsidiaries involved in mortgage banking, leasing, credit-related insurance, private equity and real estate activities. For additional information, please visit www.commercebank.com.