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CheckAlt Acquires ERAS Subsidiary from Diebold to Extend Imaging and Item Processing Capabilities

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Acquisition Positions CheckAlt to Lead in Check 21 Payment and Item Processing for Banks, Credit Unions and Merchants

LOS ANGELES, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CheckAlt, a leader in Check 21 payment and item processing solutions for financial institutions and merchants, today announced that it has acquired the ERAS subsidiary from Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD). ERAS, based in Miami, delivers item and payment processing solutions for regional banks, community banks and credit unions.

"Regional and community financial institutions are wrestling with processing paper, electronic, mobile and e-commerce payments, especially with shifting volumes and tight resources," said Shai Stern, Co-Chairman and CEO, CheckAlt. "With the acquisition of ERAS, CheckAlt is able to meet the needs of the bank's internal operations unit as well the bank's merchant customers, all from a single vendor."

ERAS is now a wholly-owned division of CheckAlt. CheckAlt is dedicated to leveraging the ERAS footprint, operations and technology to expand its capabilities and drive growth opportunities.

About Diebold
Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) is a global leader in providing innovative self-service technology, security systems and related services. Diebold has approximately 16,000 employees worldwide and is headquartered near Canton, Ohio, USA. Visit Diebold at or on Twitter:

About CheckAlt
CheckAlt is a leader in Check 21 payment processing products for financial institutions and business customers. With products such as eChecks, Item Processing, Remote Deposit Capture (RDC), Mobile Payments, and Lockbox Services, CheckAlt's solutions help financial institutions improve their internal operations, banks attract and keep business customers, and merchants of all types who need a cheaper, more efficient way to get paid. Find out more about CheckAlt at

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