Developing an online lending proposition for SMEs for a retail bank

A retail bank wanted to determine their potential role in serving the underserved SME finance market, a market in which they reduced their activities due to the financial crisis. We assisted them in defining a strategy and developing an online lending proposition and prototype. Read more about this project here read more

Corporate venturing strategy for a retail bank

Our client wanted to expand its existing internal innovation initiatives with external innovation, by partnering with- and investing with fintech start-ups. The goal was to drive innovation, develop new business models and benefit financially from fintech partnerships. We developed a corporate venturing strategy that was integral part of the overall innovation agenda Read more about this project here read more

Market analysis of the global payment landscape for Europe’s governing body

The client’s goal was to create more effective policies and systems for monitoring and preventing financial crime by understanding the payments market and how criminals transfer funds, including via digital means like online payments and cryptocurrency. We provided the client with an overview of various payments systems and delivered policy advice. Read more about this project here read more

Business case for the creation of a challenger bank

A large bank wanted to establish a mobile-only challenger bank. One of the ways we helped assess this move was to provide financial modelling services to forecast future revenues for the challenger-bank as well as determine the size of the retail banking market. Read more about this project here read more

Commercial due diligence for a large bank considering a minority investment in a banking fintech

Our client’s corporate venture capital arm wanted to invest in a fintech providing an IT platform for turnkey solutions to banks. We assisted our client with an assessment of the potential investment and provided advice on how the bank could optimise its partnership with the fintech. Read more about this project here read more

Commercial due diligence in foreign exchange on behalf of a strategic investor

Our client was a leading entity in global currency exchange looking to expand its European footprint by acquiring one of its competitors. We helped our client assess the target company, the market in general, and the strength of the merger. Read more about this project here read more