Moneris partners with Luminus Financial

TORONTO, ON – August 22, 2013 – Moneris Solutions Corporation (“Moneris”), Canada’s largest credit and debit card processor, has announced a partnership with Luminus Financial, an Ontario-based credit union that serves individuals and organizations across the province.

As part of this partnership, Moneris will provide a comprehensive referral program that builds upon its merchant services expertise and Luminus’ financial services know-how.

“We are pleased to be partnering with Luminus Financial to provide its members with the benefits of high-quality, innovative service solutions,” said Jeff Guthrie, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, Moneris Solutions. “Luminus’ model of serving customers in their local communities with a strong value proposition is perfectly aligned with Moneris’ commitment to excellence in offering our merchants a full range of competitive products and services.”

"Luminus is proud of its partnership with Canada’s leading payment processor,” said George De La Rosa, CEO, Luminus Financial. "Working with Moneris demonstrates our credit union’s dedication to clearly better banking, by providing competitive products and services that work for people’s everyday lives.”

About Moneris Solutions

As one of North America's largest providers of payment processing solutions, Moneris Solutions Corporation (“Moneris”) offers credit, debit, wireless and online payment services for merchants in virtually every industry segment and processes more than three billion transactions, annually. Moneris also offers electronic loyalty and stored-value gift card programs. With more than 350,000 merchant locations, Moneris provides the hardware, software and systems needed to improve business efficiency and manage payments. For more information please visit

About Luminus Financial

Formed in 2011, Luminus Financial – formerly Starnews Credit Union, created in 1951 by a group of Toronto Star employees – provides a full range of competitive financial products and services to individuals and organizations across Ontario. In 2010, Starnews acquired several credit unions with similar origins, including King York Newsmen, Air Toronto, Campbell Employees, and Food Family, which today operate as Luminus Financial.

Media Contact for Moneris:

Elana Ziluk


416-640-5525 x 243

Media Contact for Luminus Financial:

George De La Rosa

CEO, Luminus Financial

416.366.5534 ext. 227


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