Saxo Payments Banking Circle Shortlisted for Three Paytech Awards

May 25, 2018         By: Payment Week

London, May 2018 – Saxo Payments Banking continues to dominate the cross border payments sector as a disrupting force, as it’s shortlisted in three categories for the 2018 Paytech Awards.

Set to be announced on 13 July on the Silver Sturgeon yacht in London, the PayTech Awards recognise excellence and innovation in the use of IT in the finance and payment industry worldwide. Saxo Payments Banking Circle’s successful solution, Banking Circle Virtual IBAN is shortlisted in the Best Corporate Payments Initiative and the Top PayTech Innovation categories. Banking Circle is also shortlisted for the PayTech Solution of the Year in the Editor’s Choice Awards 2018.

Banking Circle Virtual IBAN offers businesses multi-currency IBAN accounts for customers in their own name and in multiple jurisdictions. More and more businesses are turning to the innovative service to give them a crucial competitive edge by enhancing their service proposition with access to international business bank accounts.

Unlike traditional business to business cross border payments, which can incur high bank charges and payment delays, by being a member of Banking Circle, businesses can enjoy the benefits of fast, affordable international payments.

“Banking Circle continues to be an influencing force in the payments sector and we are proud and excited to be honoured in the PayTech Awards”, said Anders la Cour, Chief Executive Officer.  “These latest shortlistings recognise the impact our services are having, delivering cross border payment capabilities to more businesses than ever.”


About Banking Circle

In 2013 Saxo Bank formed a new entity, Saxo Payments A/S, with the purpose of using Saxo Bank’s core capabilities within the non-cash payments market. In October 2015 the company launched the Banking Circle – its groundbreaking product for payments and FX to the Financial Tech industry. In October 2017, the company launched its new identity for the Banking Circle, to reflect its position as a financial utility within core banking.

Domiciled  in the European Union, Saxo Payments specialises in providing global payment account transactions and foreign exchange services to financial institutions, including FinTechs, banks, acquirers, payment service providers, FX brokers, money transfer businesses, e-wallets, and alternative payment providers. Saxo Payments is a Saxo Group company.