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Intermex is a leading processor of money transfer services in the U.S. to Latin America and the Caribbean.

When it comes to money remittance services, Intermex is a leader you can trust. Our customers come first and are at the center of everything we do. With a state-of-the-art system, and a network of more than 100,000 payer locations, the company offers services in 50 states, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico to 17 Latin American countries and 4 African countries. In person, Online and telephone-based options are available for convenient money transfers.

1994

Intermex Founded Intermex Wire Transfer, LLC began operations in the states of Washington and Oregon.

1996

HQ Relocation The company expanded operations to Florida opening headquarters in Miami.

2000

Licensed in 10 American States Intermex became licensed in 10 U.S. states. Enhanced technology fostered growth by allowing money transfer agents to use computers to communicate remotely.

2004

Operations Launched in Texas Intermex launched operations in Texas, a key state due to its large Hispanic population. The same year, Intermex acquired Access Financial, a money order company based in Dallas.

2006

Major Investment New York-based investment firm Lindsay, Goldberg & Bessemer acquired a majority stake in Intermex providing the Company with capital to expand and pursue market opportunities.

2007

License Approvals in Eight More States Intermex acquired Miami-based money transfer company Servimex, Inc. and expands to various states including Michigan, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Ohio, Maryland, Oklahoma, Colorado, and Arkansas.

2008

Acquisition of Americana de Servicios and Maniflo Intermex acquired Florida-based money transfer company Americana de Servicios and expands operations to California and New York, both major markets for family remittances. The same year, Intermex acquired the Latin American business of money transfer company Maniflo, based in California.

2009

New President and CEO Retail financial services veteran Robert Lisy joined Intermex as President and CEO. Building on the company’s core competencies, Lisy and the Intermex Executive Management team become instrumental in developing and executing a long-term strategic plan including the expansion of the company’s network in Mexico, Central and South America.

2016

Leading Money Transfer Company Intermex has consolidated its position as one of the leading money transfer companies to Latin America, continuously outpacing the market growth.

2017

Intermex Acquisition Stella Point Capital (Stella Point), a New York-based private equity firm focused on industrial, consumer, and business services investments, acquired Intermex Wire Transfer, LLC (Intermex), from private equity firm Lindsay Goldberg.

2018

Intermex Goes Public Intermex merges with FinTech Acquisition Corp. II. The merged company is renamed International Money Express, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMXI). This merger creates additional opportunities for continued growth through the Company’s core business as well as new products and acquisitions.

2019

Intermex Expands to Africa and Canada Intermex expands to Africa and Canada