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Deluxe to Issue $300 million Senior Unsecured Notes

Thursday, December 05, 2002

ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec. 4 -- Deluxe Corporation today announced its intention to launch an underwritten public offering of $300 million of Senior Unsecured Notes due 2012. Goldman Sachs & Co. and Credit Suisse First Boston are co-leads for the notes offering. A copy of the prospectus relating to the debt offering may be obtained from Goldman Sachs & Co., 85 Broad Street, New York, NY 10004 or Credit Suisse First Boston, 11 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010. The prospectus will also be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and will be available at the SEC's website at www.sec.gov . Deluxe is currently rated A2 by Moody's and A by Standard & Poor's.