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 Appoints Susanne Chishti As Non-Executive Director

Crown Agents Bank has appointed Susanne Chishti to its board as a non-executive director. Chishti brings more than 20 years of financial expertise, board-level experience focused on organisational governance, and a strong understanding of the small and medium size enterprise market. Her experience draws on 14 years in banking, with senior positions held at Morgan

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David Bee contributes to the World Bank blog

In an article for the World Bank, David Bee, Head of Global Markets at Crown Agents Bank, explains that the answer to solving Africa’s currency illiquidity problems can be found in innovative, online trading technologies. Please click here to read the full article.


CAB at the Treasurers Roundtable Annual Conference

Albert Maasland (CEO), Theresa Henshaw (Head of Global Market Sales) and David Pitts (Senior Advisor) are in Washington DC at the Treasurers Roundtable Annual Conference. First held in 2011, the event brings together treasury leaders from organisations operating in developing countries. It has since grown to include over 100 treasury professionals from more than 60

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Crown Agents Bank Appoints David Pitts as Senior Advisor

Crown Agents Bank is delighted to announce that David Pitts has joined the bank’s International Development Organisations (IDO) team as Senior Advisor. Pitts is well known throughout the Development Sector, having worked as a Senior Relationship Banker in Africa for the past 20 years. Joining from Ecobank, Pitts brings a wealth of experience – including

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Crown Agents Bank Appoints Richard Weald as its new CTO

Crown Agents Bank has appointed Richard Weald as its new Chief Technology Officer. Weald will oversee the Bank’s use of technology to align and enhance operational processes, client due-diligence and on-boarding, risk management, and further enhance Crown Agents Bank’s product strategy. Weald brings over 20 years of financial markets expertise and technological know-how to the

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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 Appoints David Bee as new Head of Global Markets

Crown Agents Bank has appointed David Bee in the newly created role as Head of Global Markets. David will join the Bank’s Executive Committee. Bee brings 30 years of financial markets knowledge and a wide range of experience in emerging and frontier markets. Bee joins from Lloyds Banking Group, where he served as Head of

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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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