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On Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th , the first Evertec breakfast was held in the Heliconias Room of the Hilton Garden Hotel. This event brought together more than 30 executives from the main banks, cooperatives, financial and retail companies in Costa Rica. The meeting, led by Juan Abbiati, Business Account Manager of Evertec, featured the presentation of Daniel Brignardello, PayStudio Product and Consulting Manager, as keynote speaker on "Non-Transactional Channels Monitoring". During his presentation Mr.

Throughout the year, we have made part of the transformation of our company, starting 2017 with a new office in Peru and preparing to take a step to another level, which would expand the horizon of services and solutions for our customers, and for all of us who are part of PayGroup.

Diego Nario, Product Development VP and Country Manager of PayGroup Uruguay, was invited by CMS People to participate as a panelist in the 10th National Seminar of Credit, Consumption, Risk and Recovery that took place on October 25th at the Esplendor Montevideo Hotel. The event gathered about 90 attendees representing the banking industry of Uruguay and executives from the financial industry. During the day, the main theme was financial inclusion, how the market and the business changed; and innovation.

PayGroup will be present at the 10th International Microfinance Congress organized by the Federación Peruana de Cajas Municipales de Ahorro y Crédito, at the Sheraton Lima Hotel, on September 28 and 29. The main topic to address this year is "Microfinance and financial inclusion in the digital age", with the aim of finding a space to reflect and discuss in depth the transformations needed in modern organizations to be at the forefront of modernization and changes in a competitive world in the Digital Age.

Between August 30 and September 1, the 17th CLAB was held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Miami, an event organized by Felaban and FIBA that promotes technology and innovation for the Latin American banking and financial industry. With a booth and a large delegation of executives who received clients and assistants, PayGroup was present to promote its solutions and services, as well as promote the company's integration into the Evertec family.

PayStudio Overwatch is a mobile app developed by PayGroup to facilitate and enhance users' experience with their payment media. Through this application the users can carry out a detailed control and proactively protect all payment media that maintains with the bank or financial institution. Users have the ability to define, very simply and proactively, how they want to manage their different payment media, and can even activate or deactivate rules pre-configured by them at any time, allowing even to block unwanted activity.

Following the good news that the 2017 has brought to PayGroup, a new milestone marks the expansion to one of the markets of greater growth in the region. The new office in Peru, located in Lima, is now a reality in the ambitious project that we have demarcated.

Our Sales Manager, Carla Chu, will closely monitor customers in the banking, retail and high-volume transactional business challenges, who can now count on PayStudio solutions in payments, collection, card processing, payment media and fraud prevention.

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO – July 3, 2017 - EVERTEC, Inc. (NYSE: EVTC) (“EVERTEC” or the “Company”) today announced that the Company completed the acquisition of EFT Group S.A., commercially known as PayGroup. Based out of Chile, PayGroup offers payment processing and software services targeted primarily to financial institutions throughout Latin America. The purchase price was approximately CLP 25,473 million, or approximately US$ 38.5 million at current exchange rates.

In a country where e-commerce, online services and digital government policies are booming, Banco Popular Dominicano, the country's leading private bank, is a leader in the transformation process towards digital banking in the Dominican Republic and has PayGroup collections´ solution for this purpose.

Last Thursday, May 25, the first edition of the PayGroup Sessions 2017 took place in Mexico City. On this occasion, over twenty executives from the banking, financial industry and main retails of Mexico met at the NH Collection City Reforma Hotel to attend three conferences about the industry.

PayGroup was sponsor of the 8th Congress of Access to Financial Services and Payment Media organized by Asobancaria in the city of Cali, Colombia.

On Wednesday, April 26, the Seminar on Risk in Electronic Banking and Alternate Channels was held at Asbanc (Peru). PayGroup was present at the event and had a presentation that was very well received by the more than 70 executives gathered at the Seminar. The conference presented by Daniel Brignardello was about the "Monitoring of non-transactional channels.

PayGroup  will be present as a sponsor in the 8th Edition of the Congress of Access to Financial Services and Payment Media, this next April 20th and 21st at the Hotel Dann Carlton in Cali, Colombia.

This event is the main national and regional forum for exposing innovations in the access to formal financial products and services of natural persons and microenterprises.

Visit us at booth #16.

We have added a new solution to our customer Tanner. The PAT / PAC module enhances the collection service with the ability to automatically collect credits, which is part of the innovation process that has driven Tanner and in which PayGroup has contributed with its experience and technology.

PayGroup was one of the companies selected at the end of 2016 to compete for the Best Payments Solution in Latin America, granted by the prestigious English publication "Capital Finance International". The pre qalification to apply for this important recognition arose in December 2016 and was an honor for our company that finds in this way the efforts and contributions that it makes to be at the forefront in services and solutions for our customers.

With Hub Risk, the Brazilian company that is innovating the personal loans business, Risk Center becomes an ideal partner to support the operation of these types of economies. Through a collaborative economy platform Hub Risk acts in the management of peer to peer loan risk, and with our Hub Risk solution in e-commerce, it not only monitors possible fraud but also supports the operation of its system and behavioral risk.

PayGroup organized an After Office last December 14th in the restaurant La Corte. It was an informal meeting to share a moment together and thank the local market for the opportunities generated during this year.

PayGroup consortium was the winner of the public tender made by Caja de Ahorros from Panamá for the acquisition, implementation and configuration of a system for Transactional Monitoring for Fraud Prevention.

The drastic changes that have taken place in 2016 in the world and the economy, beyond marking trends in social networks, have also had a strong impact on the way financial ecosystems react and rely on technology to assimilate the new Demands of the financial market and the use of means of payment.

PayGroup was present at the "X Congress of Fraud Prevention and Security" in Bogotá. Our participation in the event included the sponsorship and a presentation of a conference facing the actual fraud challenges for financial institutions, by Daniel Brignardello, who addressed the problem faced by some institutions in combining a comprehensive vision to find the best strategy to combat the various risks of fraud today.