Alliance Data schedules conference call to discuss acquisition of ad tech leader Conversant at 5:30 p.m. EDT today

Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS), a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions, and Conversant, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNVR), a leading digital marketing company, will host a conference call today at 5:30 p.m. EDT. Hosting the call will be Ed Heffernan, president and chief executive officer, and Charles Horn, chief financial officer, of Alliance Data;
Bryan Kennedy, chief executive officer of Epsilon and John Giuliani, president and chief executive officer of Conversant, Inc.

Investors can participate in the conference call by dialing (844) 420-7672 (U.S. and Canada) or (716) 247-5776 (International); use the confirmation code "3743729". The conference call replay will be available from approximately 7:00 a.m. EDT on Friday, September 12, 2014 through Friday, September 19, 2014.  If you wish to listen to the replay of this conference call, please dial (855) 859-2056 (U.S. and Canada) or (404) 537-3406 (International) and enter passcode "3743729".

The conference call will also be available via the Internet at and Additionally, there will be several slides accompanying the webcast. Please go to the website at least 15 minutes prior to the call to register, download and install any necessary software. Please contact FTI Consulting by email: with any questions.

About Alliance Data

Alliance Data® (NYSE: ADS) and its combined businesses is a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions serving large, consumer-based industries. The Company creates and deploys customized solutions, enhancing the critical customer marketing experience; the result is measurably changing consumer behavior while driving business growth and profitability for some of today's most recognizable brands. Alliance Data helps its clients create and increase customer loyalty through solutions that engage millions of customers each day across multiple touch points using traditional, digital, mobile and emerging technologies. An S&P 500 company headquartered in Dallas, Alliance Data and its three businesses employ approximately 12,000 associates at more than 80 locations worldwide. Alliance Data was named to FORTUNE magazine's 2014 list of World's Most Admired Companies.

Alliance Data consists of three businesses: Alliance Data Retail Services, a leading provider of marketing-driven credit solutions; Epsilon®, a leading provider of multichannel, data-driven technologies and marketing services; and LoyaltyOne®, which owns and operates the AIR MILES® Reward Program, Canada's premier coalition loyalty program. For more information about the company, visit our website,, or follow us on Twitter via @AllianceData.