An analysis of Western Union’s digital business
October 13th, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic made digital remittance rise. Where does Western Union fit within this latest trend?
dLocal becomes the first unicorn in Uruguay
October 7th, 2020
dLocal raised $200m last week, reaching a $1.2bn valuation. We spoke to dLocal's CEO Sebastian Kanovich to discover the company's future strategy.
The rise of multi-currency accounts
October 6th, 2020
As the world and commerce become more globalised, multi-currency accounts are becoming a core product extension around the globe.
Is TransferWise becoming an incumbent?
September 30th, 2020
TransferWise reported strong revenue growth for the year ending March 2020 despite margins remain low. Will an IPO be TransferWise's next move?
An analysis of FLEETCOR’s acquisition of AFEX
September 29th, 2020
Last week, FLEETCOR acquired AFEX. We spoke to FLEETCOR's John Coughlin and Cambridge's Mark Frey to understand more about the acquisition.
Cross-border payments offering for banks
September 23rd, 2020
We talked to Eyal Moldovan, Payoneer's General Manager, to understand more about cross-border payments as a service and the offer for banks.
The rise of mobile wallet partnerships in remittances
September 22nd, 2020
Remittance players are increasingly adding mobile wallets as a payout method. What's driving this growth?
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
Western Union, Ria and MoneyGram Q2 2020 Earnings Analysis
August 11th, 2020
Western Union, MoneyGram and Ria money transfer businesses all show signs of rebound. Remitly becomes a Unicorn led by PayU. Digital businesses grow in Q2 2020
Mobile money shapes cross-border payments’ growth in Africa
August 5th, 2020
Which opportunities does mobile money offer for cross-border payment companies? How can international payments to and from Africa be enhanced?
Cross-border players with a public parent company
July 29th, 2020
Which cross-border payment companies are owned by publicly listed players? What are the positives and the downsides?