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Currencies Direct key facts

Read on to learn more about the vital statistics of our business.

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The key facts about our business.

We’re proud to report these key facts, as they are a product of our passion and commitment to making money transfer better. That means easier to understand, simpler to use and – most importantly – of significant value to you.

  • We were the first money transfer provider in Europe, starting in 1996.
  • We have over 25 branches located in London, Spain, France, Portugal, USA, South Africa and India.
  • We’re the only money transfer provider with a large retail presence, phone service, online service and mobile app.
  • More than 430,000 people and businesses have saved time, hassle and money by using our service.
  • We made more than 600,000 payments last year, trading £10bn in currency.
  • We’re authorised by the FCA as an Electronic Money Institution (EMI).
  • We have a level 1 credit rating with Dun & Bradstreet (that’s the highest you can get).
  • Our customers’ money is always processed through a segregated bank account*.
  • We employ more than 550 happy, smiley people throughout the world.
  • We trade in 40+ currencies.

*Our bank providers do not monitor the funds we place on safeguarding accounts or how we operate these accounts. It is our responsibility to segregate funds.

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