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iBanFirst Analysts Say Strong Dollar May Remain Problem for China and Other Global Markets

Every economic cycle has its “currency war,” according to an update from iBanFirst. In the 1920s, France, Germany, and Belgium “devalued their currencies to return to the gold standard, which had been abandoned during World War I.” In the 1930s, major global economies “resorted to… Read More

iBanFirst, a Global Payments Provider, Releases Study Identifying Reasons for Firms to Expand Operations Across Europe

Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) is set to become the next “great place” to invest in as Western European businesses “seek new places to nearshore, offshore, or get access to growing consumer markets,” according to an update from iBanFirst. iBanFirst, a global provider of foreign… Read More

SMEs Show Resilience Despite Persistent Inflation But Rising Interest Rates Pose Challenges – iBanFirst Report

For SMEs, the year 2023 could mark a “turning point.” They have shown resilience “despite persistent inflation and the war in Ukraine, but they are now having to face rising interest rates which is making life tough for them for three reasons,” according to iBanFirst,… Read More

iBanFirst, the European Alternative for International Payments, Appoints Luis Miguel García de Águeda to Key Role

One year after the launch of its Spanish office, iBanFirst, the European alternative for international payments with 13 offices in 10 countries, has “appointed Luis Miguel García de Águeda as the country manager for Spain, marking an important milestone in the company’s operations on the… Read More

Global Payments Fintech iBanFirst Appoints New Chief Operations Officer

Julien Molez joins iBanFirst as Chief Operations Officer and becomes a member of the company’s Executive Committee (EXCO). With nearly 20 years of experience in consulting, technology, and artificial intelligence within leading financial institutions, Julien will “leverage his expertise to contribute to the operational excellence… Read More

iBanFirst Introduces Local USD Accounts to Support Firms in their US Expansion Efforts

At a time when the EUR/USD pair has never been so sensitive to market fluctuations, iBanFirst is now offering its clients “the possibility of opening local accounts in USD to facilitate the transfer of flows from European SMEs to the US.” It can be particularly… Read More

iBanFirst Acquires UK’s FX Provider Cornhill to Address Brexit Payment Challenges

Global financial services platform iBanFirst recently confirmed the acquisition of the London-headquartered FX provider, Cornhill. The strategic acquisition aims to further build on iBanFirst’s funding partnership with private equity company arlin Equity Partners, launched in June of last year. As mentioned in the update, this… Read More

Brussels based Fintech iBanFirst Secures €21 Million in Capital via Series C led by Elaia, Bpifrance Large Venture

Brussels-based Fintech firm iBanFirst has secured €21 million in capital through a Series C round, which was led by Elaia and Bpifrance Large Venture. The funds raised will be used to expand iBanFirst’s financial services platform for SMEs. The company mainly focuses on supporting B2B… Read More

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