Payment Industry Research

Payment Industry Analysis

Which opportunities does mobile money offer for cross-border payment companies? How can international payments to and from Africa be enhanced?
Which cross-border payment companies are owned by publicly listed players? What are the positives and the downsides?
We look at how Cambridge Global Payments grew and increased profitability after Fleetcor acquired it in 2017
We look at the roadmap published by the BIS to remove frictions in cross-border payments. Will Travelex survive and remain a market leader?
A variety of players is emerging that offers fintechs and payment companies the possibility to offer banking products without being a bank.
We analyse Moneygram and Western Union's press releases and their stock market changes. Does a press release impact valuation?
Do fintechs and international payment companies' need a banking licence for news product offerings. TransferWise offers banking products but isn't a bank.
Cross-Border Payments has received a digital boost and we look at the rising trend of digital wallets, a fast-growing segment of the market.
As the fallout from Wirecard continues, we provide some first thoughts on what this means for the sector and on how it hits the fintechs.
WhatsApp Pay had to shut down just 10 days after launching in Brazil. Payments is a massive opportunity for big tech, but how will regulators react?
Raising money in a downturn
June 30th, 2020
Off the back of's successful funding round, we update you on the larger funding of 2020. There is a clear mix of growth and survival investing.
We highlight the pricing premium aspect of the Western Union and MoneyGram deal. Also, we give an update on Finablr.
Cross-border payments for businesses are a commodity service. Fintechs are improving their business offering as they look to expand.
The market of remittance has been highly volatile and strongly influenced by exchange rate fluctuations due to Covid-19. How will the year develop?
We highlight some interesting price changes at Revolut as the fintech looks to drive more revenue and compare it to other payment companies
We publish the industry thoughts on who will emerge strongest from the pandemic based on key capabilities, collected through our industry survey.
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