Incumbents vs Challengers in Cross-Border Payments
September 10th, 2020
The 150 cross-border payment companies to watch in Global Payments. Our market map of the challengers - fintechs and startups - and the market incumbents
Will Western Union, Visa, Revolut and Fleetcor drive more M&A in the international payments market. Which money transfer companies may be acquired next?
How does revenue per customer and profit per customer compare for Revolut, Monzo and TransferWise? Will the digital banks make it in payments?
Visa and Mastercard FX slowly recovering from the pandemic
August 20th, 2020
Visa and Mastercard reported their Q2 2020 earnings. Whilst their share prices are up, international payments and FX revenue is still lagging behind
Growth in B2B Cross-Border Payments
August 18th, 2020
Argentex, Ebury, Western Union Business Solutions, Cambridge Global Payments and Alpha FX have all been competing for B2B Cross-Border payment clients
PayPal Cross-Border Payments Q2 2020 Earnings Analysis
August 12th, 2020
PayPal's cross-border payments business grew in Q2 2020. Xoom digital money transfers grew strongly in Q2 2020 as well
Inside Cambridge Global Payments
July 28th, 2020
We look at how Cambridge Global Payments grew and increased profitability after Fleetcor acquired it in 2017
Does the payments sector need banking as a service?
July 20th, 2020
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?
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.