iBanFirst is a global financial services provider delivering solutions across banking borders. The company’s self-serve B2B FX management platform facilitates the execution of B2B payments, FX and hedging transactions across industry verticals and geographies, that are faster, more user-friendly and less expensive than traditional banking options. iBanFirst’s solutions help customers minimize FX risk and accelerate supply chains, and are utilized by thousands of enterprises, exchanges and investment funds globally.
Founded in Paris in 2013 by former bank executives and entrepreneurs, iBanFirst is a French company headquartered in Belgium, with operations in France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany and recently in Romania and Bulgaria. It is regulated as a payment institution, passported throughout the European Union, and serves thousands of customers all over Europe. Member of the SWIFT network and SEPA certified, iBanFirst holds AISP and PISP accreditations under PSD2. The company has raised €46m from Xavier Niel and leading European venture capital funds, such as Elaia and Bpifrance Large Venture, among others. In May 2021, iBanFirst completed a growth equity funding round with Los Angeles-based private equity firm Marlin Equity Partners.