Mahir Zaimoglu to join Banking Circle

Senior management team is enhanced with key hire

London, 26th April 2021 – Banking Circle, the tech-led licenced bank supporting the cross border flows of Payments businesses and Banks, has announced that Mahir Zaimoglu is joining senior management to, among other areas, assist with the strategic review of monetization options.

Mahir joins with more than 20 years of experience in the financial industry, most recently as Managing Director and Head of Financial Sponsors M&A in EMEA for Goldman Sachs. Previously he headed up JPMorgan’s Sponsor M&A business in EMEA.

Mahir has advised EQT, the majority shareholder of Banking Circle, on several highly successful exits in the past.

Anders la Cour and Laust Bertelsen, Co-founders and Co-CEOs of Banking Circle, said: “We are delighted to have Mahir Zaimoglu join Banking Circle. He brings extensive experience and a highly valuable skillset to the business, which will be important in our continued global growth journey.”

Mahir Zaimoglu added: “Banking Circle is a truly unique business, which is transforming financial infrastructure and cross border payments. I am deeply impressed by what the team has already achieved and equally attracted to the future potential. I am very excited to join Banking Circle for the next phase of its exciting journey.”