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David Bee explores Nigeria’s rising fintech opportunity in TMI

Writing for Treasury Management International, David Bee, Head of Global Markets at Crown Agents Bank, highlights the benefits of new and innovative technology to financial services in Nigeria – and the potential benefits for corporate treasurers. Click here to read the full article.


CAB joins SWIFT gpi

Crown Agents Bank joins SWIFT gpi to deliver an improved cross-border payments experience to their range of clients – including development agencies, NGOs and regulated financial institutions. Learn more about SWIFT gpi here:  


CAB adds the PGK to its currency offering

Following recent news of our extended FX trading hours, we are delighted to announce a new currency offering: we have added the Papua New Guinea Kina (PGK) to our online trading platform EMpowerFX. To learn more or to get in touch, please click here:


Extended FX trading hours

We are pleased to announce that we are extending our FX trading hours to further accommodate the Asian markets, allowing for a more seamless process that speeds up business decisions for our customers globally. Learn more about EMpowerFX here:


Crown Agents Bank Partners with Online Trading Platform, 360T

In its latest move towards digital advancement to modernise processes to improve customer experience, Crown Agents Bank, the global wholesale bank for emerging markets, has partnered with online trading platform 360T. This central trading desk, adopted by major international companies to link request and transaction flows, allows users to directly reduce their operational costs and

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Crown Agents Bank, Joins Rapidly Growing Community on CCRManager

Joint Media Release UK-based Crown Agents Bank (CAB) has become the latest bank to join the fast-growing community of financial institutions on CCRManager, a fintech platform supporting global trade and supply chain finance distribution. Having recently launched its own proprietary foreign exchange (FX) trading platform, EMpowerFX, this new partnership signifies the next milestone in CAB’s

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CAB Launches Online Trading Platform, EMpowerFX

  The platform provides clients with direct access to real time quotes for well in excess of 500 emerging and developed market currency pairs including many difficult to procure exotic currencies EMpowerFX serves as a one-stop entry point for real-time quotation, pricing and trade execution Crown Agents Bank has launched a new online foreign exchange

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CAB and CAIM acquired by Helios

04-04-16: Helios Investors III, L.P., a fund advised by Africa-focused private investment firm Helios Investment Partners (Helios), has completed the acquisition of 100% of Crown Agents Bank Limited (CAB) and Crown Agents Investment Management Limited (CAIM), following the receipt of regulatory approvals. CAB and CAIM provide payments, trade finance, foreign exchange and investment management services to its focus markets

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