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Our Mission

We want to drive down the cost of foreign exchange for everyone.

Our aim is to bring the cost of foreign exchange down by focusing on innovative and ground breaking technology in the cash currency and international payments space. In 2020 we became the first company in the UK to offer travellers access to the live interbank exchange rate before they transact with us on their currency purchases. We want to continue to offer more savings and clarity to all our members when it comes to their foreign exchange requirements whilst providing a secure, efficient and consistent service.

40 years +

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Our regulators and our bank

The Currency Club is a trading division of Sterling Consortium Ltd operating in the heart of London. We safeguard client money with segregated client accounts held with Lloyds Bank. We are registered with the FCA under the Payment Services Directive.

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Our England and Wales company number: 05850613

We are also listed on The Financial Conduct Authority register (FCA no. 504439) under the PSD Directive and governed by HM Revenue and Customs as a Money Service Business (MSB registration no. 12120971).

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Team Work

Our people set us apart. As experts in our field, we work closely together to get the best results for our clients. We look after global businesses across various sectors and adapt strategies to add value to the bottom line. We are a passionate group of people that work hard to deliver powerful currency solutions that make a difference.

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Innovation labs

We are an established financial technology company and we own our technology which means we can easily create bespoke solutions for our clients. Our process is to keep enhancing and tweaking our cutting edge platform across a range of products to offer best execution. We stay focused on maximising an effective hedging strategy whilst minimising any associated costs.

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We are not fee driven brokers . Our working culture is based on integrity and we work tirelessly for our clients. If we feel that your business does not require our consultancy services we will honestly tell you. Many of our clients simply use our execution only platform which meets their requirements perfectly.

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We choose to work with businesses that we feel we can add value to and make an impact. Many of our customers have been referred to us and we are proud of the portfolio of clients we have built to date.

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With the ability to send and receive payments in 100 currencies, businesses trust us to move money seamlessly across borders. We have made sending money internationally quick and easy whilst keeping costs down. Likewise, we are responsible for partial or even the complete implementation of a risk strategy for a business and we manage this knowledge of your business dealings in the strictest of confidence.

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Our technology

Our online platform was built by us and is owned by us which means that we are completely in control when it comes to offering our clients an easy to use interface. efficiency. speed and security when it comes to sending money abroad. Make use of our clever dashboard tools to mitigate any exposures you may face.

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Price transparency

We want to save your business time, energy and money. Our completely transparent model means no hidden fees. We have an up front fixed fee model that is based on your company requirements and profile. This means that any time you transfer you know exactly what will be charged from our end.

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Our people

Every business is only as good as it's people and we have invested heavily in a knowledgeable team of individuals who understand business and want to implement clever cost cutting solutions. Our on demand service means you can place your international payments online 24/7 or call into our dealing desk.

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Core values and expertise

With over 30 years in this sector we live and breath the foreign currency markets. We are genuinely interested in learning about businesses and understanding individual requirements. Every person within our organisation is dedicated to finding solutions to protect a client's bottom line and offer the best execution.

Who are the people behind The Currency Club?

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Meera co founded The Currency Club in 2010. Meera comes from an investment banking background and previously worked in the alternative investments space raising capital for hedge funds in the Benelux region. Prior to this, she worked at Morgan Stanley and UBS in the Wealth Management division managing family offices and high net worth clients with both their investment requirements. She graduated from the University of Southampton in Economics and Politics.

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Sam co founded The Currency Club in 2010 with the idea of building a transparent, secure and easy to use foreign exchange platform for individuals and international businesses to access from anywhere in the world. Prior to this, Sam worked for HiFX focusing on hedging and risk management solutions for businesses. Sam graduated from Southampton University in Actuarial Sciences and Economics.

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Vasanth Prabu joined The Currency Club back in 2012. He heads up our tech team and builds highly scalable, reliable and secure applications that support our network of foreign exchange platforms. Vasanth has more than 15 years of work experience in IT industry and previously worked with many leading service providers including CMC Markets, Siemens Energy Services, Oracle Corporation and Genisys Integrating System.

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