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General mastercard transfast deal
Mastercard dropped their Earthport bid last week and plans to purchase Transfast instead. This instantly reduced the value of Earthport shares.
Analysis AML KYC
Compliance as a core competency. There are two sides to every story. On one side, news broke on Tuesday that a fraud allegation against Revolut
Reports regtech_report_cross-border
FXC Intelligence presents our first report on Regtech and International Payments. Access our report below:
Analysis
What is the value of a digital money transfer business? Comparing Western Union, MoneyGram and TransferWise
General jpm coin thumb
JP Morgan goes all in on blockchain. What impact will it have on cross border payments, currencies, Ripple and Swift
Analysis wu mgi ria finablr
MoneyGram, Euronet and Western Union all reported Q4 2018 numbers this week. We analyse the results and also look to the potential Finablr IPO later this year.
Analysis money transfer prices
A new standard for FX Pricing
February 7th, 2019
Our money transfer pricing analysis shows prices have not gone to zero and in fact wide variances remain from MoneyGram to Western Union
Analysis deals_cross_border
WorldFirst has abruptly closed its US business. We assume this move was to help get the Ant Financial deal. Why buy British or Canadian payment companies.
General spotify
Revolut learns from Spotify's outdoor advertisements and enters the card perks game.
Analysis nps_price_payments
Digital banks are taking market share in the international money transfer space. N26 Revolut Monzo and Starling
Analysis
As was first reported in December, Ant Financial was rumored to be purchasing WorldFirst for c.£550m (US$700m). We analyse a very interesting proposed deal.
Analysis
Visa acquired Earthport to strengthen its cross-border and B2B offering. We analyse the deal as well as Mastercard's position in the sector.
General 2018 to 2019
Growth or profit in international payments, more M&A in 2019, finding new B2B customers
Reports Skander Malcolm CEO OFX
FXC Intelligence CEO Daniel Webber interviewed Skander Malcolm, CEO of OFX
Analysis Earthport thumb
Earthport published it’s 2018 results this week. Earthport’s stated goal is to provide an alternative to the traditional model of correspondent banking.
Reports Ebury CEO Juan Lobato
Inside Ebury with CEO Juan Lobato and Wholesale Banking Director Mark Hewlett. A data driven company with a unique culture.
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