Ria Money Transfer (“Ria”) is a global leader in money remittances, with services in 149 countries and more than 369000 locations. With Global Headquarters in California, USA, and multiple hubs and regional offices around the world.
Founded in 1987, the company has grown from a single storefront in New York City to become one of the largest money transfer companies worldwide. In 2007, Ria was acquired by Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: EEFT), a leader in processing secure, electronic financial transactions.
The majority of Ria's network is comprised of banks, retailers, and SMEs although the company is also expanding its digital footprint. Customers can now send money online from several countries using Ria or agents online services.
In addition to money transfer services, Ria offers check cashing, bill payment, currency exchange and digital prepaid content in selected markets.
Ria launches in New York City
Ria expands to Europe: Spain
Ria establishes offices in France
Ria establishes offices in Italy and the UK
Ria opens offices in Germany
Ria opens in Australia
Ria expands to Switzerland & Belgium
Ria is acquired by Euronet Worldwide Inc.
Ria opens in Dakar, Senegal
Office opens in Mumbai, India
riamoneytransfer.com is launched in the US; Office opens in Chile
Walmart2Walmart launches in the US; HiFX is acquired
IME is acquired. Expansion to Middle East and Malaysia; XE is acquired
Walmart partnership expands into Chile through Lider branded supermarkets
Ria celebrates 30 Years and opens high quality cash payout network in India; Asda Money Transfer Powered by Ria launches in the UK