Initiatives enacted through the strategic partnership will include events, trade missions, workshops and thought leadership activities. INTL FCStone will play an active role at the NABC Ambassadors Dinner taking place on 24 November, 2017 in Utrecht, Netherlands. Additionally, INTL FCStone will leverage its strong relationships in Africa to enhance NABC trade missions to and from the continent. The two organizations will organize “Business Bash” workshops throughout 2018 that will educate audiences on all aspects of conducting business in Africa, with INTL FCStone sharing its unique insights on how to mitigate associated financial risks. Furthermore, all NABC members will enjoy complimentary access to the INTL FCStone Global Payments Network which is regularly updated with pertinent risk management and market intelligence data. Finally, INTL FCStone will co-host a high-level networking event in 2018 in close co-operation with the NABC and its community.
Irene Visser, Managing Director at NABC comments: “Managing foreign exchange risks are an important aspect for Dutch SMEs with an international focus, and our new strategic partner INTL FCStone will be able to share their knowledge on this subject with our diversified and engaged community through events, trade missions, workshops, and the INTL FCStone Global Payments Network Dashboard. This will benefit all NABC Members that are actively trading in Africa.”
INTL FCStone’s Global Payments Division, which offers cross-border payments solutions to global financial institutions, international aid and development organizations, non-governmental organizations, and multinational corporations, will join the ranks of other NABC strategic partners, such as Heineken, Airfrance-KLM and SGS.
Niels van Duinen, Vice President, FX Sales at INTL FCStone’s Global Payments Division states: “We have been active in the NABC community for more than a year, during which time we have assisted many of the organization’s SME members in mitigating their cross-border financial risk. I look forward to deepening our partnership in 2018, and to continuing to work with the NABC to facilitate transparent, safe, and profitable business in Africa.”
INTL offers a one-year subscription to the Global Payments Network, which provides in-depth expert commentary, breaking news you can't get anywhere else, market prices and charts.
About INTL FCStone Ltd
INTL FCStone Ltd ("IFL") is a wholly owned subsidiary of INTL FCStone Inc. ("INTL"). IFL is registered in England and Wales (5616586). IFL is authorised & regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority [FRN 446717]. INTL acts as Agent for IFL in New York. INTL Asia Pte Ltd acts as agent for IFL in Singapore. INTL FCStone Inc., through its subsidiaries, is a leading provider of financial-services execution, risk management, market intelligence, and post-trade services across asset classes and markets around the world.
A Fortune 500 company with a nearly 100-year track record, the company focuses on providing products and services within the commodities, securities, foreign exchange and global payments sectors. INTL customers include the producers, processors and end users of virtually every major traded commodity; commercial counter parties; and governmental, nongovernmental and charitable organizations. The company also serves institutional investors, brokers, professional traders, CTA/CPOs, proprietary trading groups, commercial banks and major investment banks. The company is listed on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol "INTL."
Further information on INTL FCStone is available at www.intlfcstone.com.
NABC is a leading organization for trade and investment facilitation for Africa. NABC’s purpose is to inform, inspire, connect and catalyze businesses with Africa’s opportunities, and empower businesses to make confident decisions about when, where and how to do business in Africa. Founded in 1946 in The Netherlands, the NABC today leads a network of over 350 engaged and diverse members and has access to a community of over 20,000 African and European businesses, institutes, government entities and others keen on doing business in Africa.
Are you interested in receiving more information about this Strategic Partnership or Strategic Partnerships in general? Please contact NABC's Community and Business Development Manager Daan Vreeburg at firstname.lastname@example.org