TSYS (NYSE: TSS) today announced the signing of a long-term agreement with Anovia Payments, LLC, to provide full-service payment processing solutions and tools to support Anovia Payments and their customers. Based in Irving, Texas, Anovia Payments simplifies payment acceptance for merchants and partners by offering transparent pricing, cutting-edge products and technology with streamlined support — all managed by a dedicated team of payment industry experts. “We are honored to have been selected by Anovia Payments,” said Tim Munto, group executive of Sales and Client Relations for TSYS Acquiring Solutions. “Anovia has both the commitment and energy to offer industry-leading, partner-focused payment solutions, and we are excited to be a part of their growth.” “We were looking for a payments processor with a proven platform, high ethical standards, outstanding customer service, industry leading point-of-sale authorization capabilities and solid financial stability,” said Kevin Jones, president and chief executive officer of Anovia Payments. “TSYS delivers all of this and was the best choice to help us grow our business as our partner now and in the future. I admire the TSYS team’s genuine investment into their partners’ success. That is a rare trait, and one of the many reasons we chose TSYS.” Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. About TSYS At TSYS, (NYSE: TSS), we believe payments should revolve around people — not the other way around. We call this belief "People-Centered Payments SM." By putting people at the center of every decision we make, TSYS supports financial institutions, businesses and governments in more than 80 countries. Through NetSpend, a TSYS Company, we empower consumers with the convenience, security, and freedom to be self-banked. TSYS offers issuer services and merchant payment acceptance for credit, debit, prepaid, healthcare and business solutions. TSYS’ headquarters are located in Columbus, Georgia, with local offices spread across the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific. TSYS provides services to more than half of the top 20 international banks, and has been named one of the 2013 World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere magazine. TSYS routinely posts all important information on its website, for more please visit us at www.tsys.com. About Anovia Payments Anovia Payments is an Irving, Texas, based single-source provider of payment services, whose goal is to provide clients with simple to use, affordable payment solutions across their state-of-the-art platform. Utilizing over 75 years of combined industry experience, Anovia's leadership team is dedicated to making payments easy for merchants and partners alike. No matter how a business chooses to accept payments – in person, online, or on the go – Anovia provides quality solutions that are simply better. For more information on Anovia Payments, visit www.anoviapayments.com.