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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.
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).
The values of customers to banks, payment companies and neobanks. How Revolut and Monzo fare. Plus Ria's Q3 2019 money transfer results
We look at three pricing strategies below; subscription-based (Revolut - Free and Paid tiers), transaction-based (TransferWise) and volume-based (WorldFirst).
Latest cross-border payments market share numbers for Western Union, MoneyGram, Ria, WorldRemit, TransferWise, Remitly, Revolut, Small World Financial
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
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.
MoneyGram's share price has rallied. How is its mobile money transfer app performing, which markets is MoneyGram cheapest in
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
Ant Financial bought international payments company WorldFirst. WorldFirst has a new pricing strategy to gain market share and help scale
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.
Visa and Mastercard posted strong cross-border numbers. In remittances, Ria reported continued strong growth for Q2 2019.
We expect consolidation to continue in the cross-border sector but at a slower pace amongst payment companies compared to the large payment processors
Reducing the pain of processing payments and onboarding customers. Faster payment schemes Ebury TransferWise, Form3 and EBANX
Surprisingly few companies who started with cross-border payments have gone on to get banking licenses. Do Moneycorp, Revolut and InstaReM need them?
If you can show growth and continue to grow, a strong valuation will follow. TransferWise, WorldRemit, Western Union, Argentex, Finablr, Alpha FX, The Equals Group
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