Customers in the Philippines now have increased access to international and domestic money transfer services, thanks to an alliance between Western Union, a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement, and M Lhuillier, a leading non-bank financial intermediary services companies in the Philippines with an expansive network of over 2,500 locations.

M Lhuillier’s network boosts the number of locations customers may access Western Union® Money Transfer services nation-wide by 2,500. Currently, Western Union serves customers from a network of
more than 10,000 total Agent locations 1 facilitating convenience for customers receiving money from within the Philippines or from abroad.

“We are very pleased to collaborate with M Lhuillier and welcome them back to the Western Union Family. We have a shared purpose to provide easy money transfer service access for customers, whether they live in urban, rural or remote areas,” said Molly Shea, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Global Money Transfer, Asia Pacific, Western Union.

“Inviting M Lhuillier to join our global presence in more than 200 countries and territories with over half
a million agent locations, allows us to connect our customers and move their money with speed, convenience, and reliability,” added Shea.

M Lhuillier was a previous Agent of Western Union for more than 10 years.

“M Lhuillier is a bridge connecting customers with their families and loved ones. We are delighted to collaborate with Western Union and enable customers to connect to or from nearly every country in the world, including domestically. Providing customers with convenient international and domestic money transfers through Western Union is important to us and we are proud to be expanding our portfolio with this trusted brand,” said Michael L. Lhuillier, President & CEO, M Lhuillier.

According to the World Bank’s Migration and Remittances Brief 29, the Philippines is one of the top ten origin countries of international migrants and also remained one of the top three remittance receiving countries in 2017, highlighting the importance of money transfer services for the country.