January 12, 2011
NEW HAMPSHIRE - (January 12, 2011)
– Laconia Savings Bank, the largest independent bank in New Hampshire, announced that the Allpoint Network, a Cardtronics, Inc. affiliate (NASDAQ: CATM), and the operator of the largest surcharge free ATM network have entered into a long term agreement to offer unlimited surcharge-free access to 40,000 Allpoint ATMs. Laconia Savings Bank customers who utilize a participating Allpoint ATM are not charged the standard fee assessed by ATMs not owned and operated by Laconia Savings. Laconia Savings Bank customers now have a new level of ATM convenience at leading national and regional retailers such as 7-Eleven<sup>®</sup>, Target®, Walgreens<sup>®</sup> and CVS/pharmacy® at over 170 New Hampshire locations and 40,000 across the United States, U.K., and Australia.
"Convenient, surcharge-free ATM access is one of the top factors for consumers in choosing a financial institution," said Ben Psillas, President of Allpoint. "By offering Allpoint, Laconia Savings Bank has a powerful new tool to attract and retain customers throughout New Hampshire".
"We are very pleased to offer our customers access to the Allpoint Network. The convenience of more than 40,000 ATMs is unmatched by any other bank our size in New Hampshire." stated Vickie Routhier, VP, Director of Marketing & Public Relations.
Laconia Savings Bank, founded in 1831, provides deposit, lending and wealth management services to families and businesses throughout New Hampshire. With 19 community offices within the state and assets exceeding $1 billion, Laconia Savings Bank is the largest independent bank in New Hampshire. Because Laconia Savings Bank is a mutual organization, it doesnŐt answer to stock holders and can focus on the success of its customers, communities and employees. Throughout its long history, Laconia Savings Bank continues to be a strong and stable financial organization. For more information, call 1-800-832-0912 or visit www.laconiasavings.com.
Allpoint is the largest surcharge-free ATM network with over 40,000 ATMs in leading national and regional merchant locations across the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia. Allpoint provides greater access, convenience, and savings to customers of financial institutions while providing such institutions the tools to compete more effectively for customers. For more information or to find the nearest Allpoint surcharge-free ATM, please visit: www.AllpointNetwork.com.
Ben Psillas, President of Allpoint Network
Laconia Savings Bank:
Tiffany Benton, Marketing Administrator