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Banking Circle

Bank on us for faster, lower cost, global banking
Banking Circle is a global scale financial utility, underpinning the service propositions of financial institutions allowing them to focus resources on the customer relationship.

By becoming a member of Banking Circle, financial institutions can offer banking services to their customers and help them to trade globally, at low cost and efficiently. Importantly they can help their customers improve cash flow through enhanced speed of settlement whilst remaining fully compliant with financial regulation.

For businesses within the financial tech industry, Banking Circle offers an alternative for managing multiple banking relationships in different regions. For banks, Banking Circle offers an add on to the correspondent banking model.

Membership of Banking Circle offers core benefits for both financial tech businesses and banks:

Financial tech businesses bank on us to access accounts everywhere, settle payments quickly and improve customer services by:

  • Offering banking services to their clients
  • Improving cash flow through enhanced speed of settlement
  • Building client loyalty and retention through added value

Banks bank on us to reduce operational costs and risk while increasing their global reach:

  • Reduce overheads through lower operational cost of transactions
  • Reduce administrative resource needed to identify transaction laundering and lower risk
  • Service global markets and extend your service offering to encompass different payment types

As a member of Banking Circle you can:

Bank on growth – one account gives you rapid access to new markets worldwide

Bank on profitability – pay and receive funds from businesses at low FX rates. Automatically convert funds to any currency you choose

Bank on speed – introduce your suppliers and partners to Banking Circle so you can all pay invoices or receive money in seconds rather than days

The freedom to trade globally
Membership of Banking Circle gives financial tech businesses the geographic reach and access to the markets their customers want to trade in, underpinned by a financial utility that enables global payments and settlements through a global account infrastructure, a global FX capability and a secure and compliant banking platform.

Expert knowledge to bank on
Our team of specialists work closely with each client, helping them select the best solutions and delivery channels for their business and corporate environment. Whether they choose to connect via our web-based services, via SWIFT or our APIs, transactions are always secure, reliable and efficient.

Articles

Banking Circle increases flexibility with payment solutions fit for purpose

Banking Circle, the tech-led B2B Payments Bank, has further simplified B2B payments by adding Dynamic Sender Name to the suite of solutions available to Payments businesses. Delivering a consultative approach to ensure Payments businesses have access to the best payment solution for each customer use case, the addition of Dynamic Sender Name complements the other payment methods already available from Banking Circle.

Banking Circle ecosystem cuts environmental impact for its Money20/20 Europe stand

Building on the success of its first sustainable stand in 2021, a recycled and recyclable stand has been designed for the Banking Circle ecosystem at Money20/20 Europe. Featuring every part of the ecosystem – Banking Circle S.A., YouLend, Biller, SEPAexpress and B4B Payments, every element of the stand, except the lighting feature, has been created using recycled materials.

Banking Circle maintains ambitious growth trajectory in 2021

Banking Circle, the Payments Bank for the new economy is reporting a significant uplift in its performance in 2021 as it continues to help Payments businesses, Banks and Marketplaces access global cross-border payments, accounts and liquidity management that enables their business customers to transact more efficiently both locally and internationally.

Banking Circle Group expands financial ecosystem with acquisition of specialised account-to-account payment method provider SEPAexpress

SEPAexpress, which provides trusted and seamless, white-labelled account-to-account (A2A) payments for Payments Service Providers (PSPs), merchants and corporates in Europe has been acquired by Banking Circle Group, the next generation financial technology platform for global commerce.

BANKING CIRCLE APPOINTS NEW GLOBAL HEAD OF FX

Big bank de-risking threatening to undermine financial inclusion

According to new research commissioned by Payments Bank, Banking Circle, big bank de-risking is significantly hampering the efforts of many Financial Institutions to deliver services that empower financial inclusion. The root cause appears to be the risk-averse strategies adopted in response to the financial crisis of 2008 and subsequent money laundering fines imposed on several big banks.

Whitepapers

Futureproofing Payments Tech: The challenges facing CIOs and CTOs

Banking Circle recently spoke to 600 Chief Technology Officers and Chief Information Officers at financial institutions across Europe to find out how confident they are that their businesses are ‘futureproof’. The detailed survey provides unique insights into the challenges currently faced by CTOs and CIOs across Europe.

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