Ebury rebrands institutional division with a new focus on alternative markets

Rick Steves

“From day-to-day management of treasury solutions to regulatory requirements around transactions, alternative investment managers need a reliable, specialised partner with the ability to move at speed.”

Ebury has invested in its alternative investment sector offering and rebranded as Ebury Institutional Solutions to meet growing demand for better, more focused services as an alternative to traditional banking providers.

The service allows managers to deploy capital globally allowing them to execute their investment strategies quickly and efficiently.

Managers can also leverage its corporate treasury tools to plug into their portfolio companies and achieve further cost and time synergies to maximise investment returns.

By rebranding this dedicated division as Ebury Institutional Solutions and hiring new specialists in the alternative banking investment sector, the firm shows how invested it is in its proposition as it creates a dedicated international footprint with colleagues across ten countries to support its growth plans.

Jack Sirett, Head of Dealing at Ebury, commented: “From day-to-day management of treasury solutions to regulatory requirements around transactions, alternative investment managers need a reliable, specialised partner with the ability to move at speed. Ebury Institutional Solutions has the underlying technology to drive operational efficiencies within the sector by automating processes and allowing alternative investment managers to focus on their core business.”

Banco Santander holds majority stake in Ebury

In 2020, Banco Santander completed the acquisition of a 50.1% stake in Ebury as part of the bank’s digital strategy, providing SMEs with the necessary tools for their international expansion through global trade finance services.

The deal was worth £350 million. Of this amount, £70 million was used to bolster the company’s resources to underpin its international expansion. The agreement provides Ebury with access to Santander’s international network.

Ebury is a provider of international payment, FX and international cash management platform for SMEs. The firm operates in more than 17 countries and covers over 140 currencies.

Santander has served as a gateway to reach new market for Ebury, namely in Latin America and Asia. Ebury maintains its headquarters in the United Kingdom, from where it operates a unique global distribution platform supported by a data-based business model that offers high-quality products and customer experience.

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