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Banking Circle joins Association of Foreign Banks in Germany

Financial infrastructure provider strengthens commitment in Germany

London – 8th February 2021 – Luxembourg-based financial infrastructure provider Banking Circle, a partner of Payments businesses and Banks, has joined the Verband der Auslandsbanken in Deutschlan (VAB) which is the Association of Foreign Banks in Germany.

Banking Circle’s German branch is now listed as an official member of VAB which names ABN Amro, American Express and Goldman Sachs amongst its members. By joining VAB, Banking Circle is underlining its commitment to building its client base and offering in the German market.

The Verband der Auslandsbanken represents the interests of more than 200 foreign banks, funds and other financial services institutions in Germany, including German legislators, the government and ministries as well as EU institutions and global institutions. The VAB provides information on issues affecting Germany as a financial centre. It also supports its members with economic and legal know-how. In addition, the association offers a platform for cross-company exchange between its members.

“In order to offer our services in a market-specific way, it makes sense to integrate with local market networks”, explained Banking Circle co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Anders la Cour. “Through our membership of VAB, we will benefit from the wide range of information and advice it offers as well as the connection with other companies in the working groups. Our German customers will also benefit directly from the membership, because through the insight we gain we can adapt our products and services even better to their requirements.”

Banking Circle has a banking licence and is free of legacy systems that can sometimes slow down traditional banking business and make it more expensive. Banking Circle is a regulated bank and provides financial infrastructure to Banks and Payments businesses.

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