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Analysis
Western Union and MoneyGram reported their Q3 results this past week. It makes for better reading in Denver than in Dallas for the money transfer companies.
Analysis Santander Ebury acquisition thumb
Why Santander bought Ebury
November 7th, 2019
Santander splashed out £350m for a majority stake in Ebury, one of the leading cross-border payments providers to small and medium sized businesses (SMEs).
Reports Trends Money20/20 User Journeys
The biggest trends in the payments sector. What's new from Money20/20 Las Vegas 2019. The best user journeys in cross-border payments.
Analysis Customer values financial services thumbnail
The values of customers to banks, payment companies and neobanks. How Revolut and Monzo fare. Plus Ria's Q3 2019 money transfer results
Analysis Pricing strategies
We look at three pricing strategies below; subscription-based (Revolut - Free and Paid tiers), transaction-based (TransferWise) and volume-based (WorldFirst).
Analysis Consumer Money Transfer Market Share Graphic
Latest cross-border payments market share numbers for Western Union, MoneyGram, Ria, WorldRemit, TransferWise, Remitly, Revolut, Small World Financial
Analysis
We look at the recent growth and profitability of the cross-border sector with some clear patterns. Western Union's platform strategy, Mexico's opportunity
Reports Sibos London report
UK dominant in FX trading, inside Wells Fargo with Judd Holyroyd and blockages in the blockchain
Analysis Neobank thumb international payments
Monzo, Revolut, N26, Bunq and many other neobanks and digital offer international payments. Many in the US such as Chime, Moven, Simple and Varo do not.
Analysis MoneyGram cheapest pricing thumb
MoneyGram's share price has rallied. How is its mobile money transfer app performing, which markets is MoneyGram cheapest in
Analysis Fast growing UK companies
The fastest growing UK challengers
September 14th, 2019
We preview the 2018/2019 financial results of Revolut, TransferWise, CurrencyCloud, Global-e, ComplayAdvantage, Onfido and more
Analysis WorldFirst new pricing
Ant Financial bought international payments company WorldFirst. WorldFirst has a new pricing strategy to gain market share and help scale
Reports
Our market map on the challengers - the new fintechs and startups in cross-border payments that were formed in the last ten years and the market incumbents.
Analysis Efficiency cross-border payments
Western Union will cut 10% of its c.12,000 headcount, and consolidate its global offices to save $100m annually. MoneyGram also reported Q2 results this week.
Analysis mastercard visa cross border payments
Visa and Mastercard posted strong cross-border numbers. In remittances, Ria reported continued strong growth for Q2 2019.
Analysis cross border payments M&A
We expect consolidation to continue in the cross-border sector but at a slower pace amongst payment companies compared to the large payment processors
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