The impact of Wirecard on the Cross-Border Payment sector
July 7th, 2020
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.
Western Union’s pricing premium
June 23rd, 2020
We highlight the pricing premium aspect of the Western Union and MoneyGram deal. Also, we give an update on Finablr.
Which payment companies will emerge strongest from the pandemic
June 15th, 2020
We publish the industry thoughts on who will emerge strongest from the pandemic based on key capabilities, collected through our industry survey.
Should Western Union acquire MoneyGram
June 9th, 2020
Western Union is reported to have bid to buy rival MoneyGram last week. We look at what the deal might mean at a high level.
Analysing OFX’s 2020 Results with CEO Skander Malcolm
June 1st, 2020
Our conversation with OFX's CEO Skander Malcolm on the drivers of the 2020 full year positive results.
INTL FCStone’s emerging markets push
May 19th, 2020
Our conversation with INTL FCStone on the drivers of the Q1 2020 positive results. We also look at EncoreFX bankruptcy proceedings.
Finablr Travelex and UAE Exchange update
May 11th, 2020
Travelex and UAE Exchange owner Finablr discovered $1 billion of debt. We look at what happened to the distressed company and what's next for it.
After Ebury closed their deal with Santander, we were given a first look at the company's 2019/2020 numbers. Ebury hits £100m+ in revenue.
Euronet, Ria and XE Q1 2020 Earnings Analysis
May 4th, 2020
Euronet published its Q1 2020 results. Ria and XE's revenue are slightly up, but margins are squeezed. Covid-19 is expected to negatively impact Q2 2020.
Cross-border payments lessons from the 2008 Financial Crisis
March 12th, 2020
COVID-19 is severely impacting cross-border payments. What can companies learn from the Great Recession? The impact of non-cash payments on pricing.
Which payment companies are most affected by coronavirus
March 5th, 2020
The analysis of the overall UK and US stock markets shows that cross-border payments have been severely impacted by coronavirus.
Is Ripple keeping MoneyGram afloat?
February 27th, 2020
MoneyGram's Q4 earnings forced the company to shed lights on its operations with Ripple. Is TransferWise going to catch Western Union up?
The Top 100 Cross-Border Payment Companies
February 20th, 2020
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Analysing Western Union and Ria’s 2019 Full Year Results
February 13th, 2020
Western Union and Ria and XE 2019 full year results and insights. We analyse the financial results to understand the drivers of their performance.
Debit cards as cross-border payments product extensions
February 8th, 2020
Debit and pre-paid cards are the natural product extension for many cross-border payment companies, as shown by the recent launch of Remitly's Passbook.
The 5 trends shaping cross-border payments in 2020
December 18th, 2019
In 2019 M&A activity was strong, challengers grew to turn into incumbents soon and new pricing strategies emerged. What can we expect for 2020?