HONG KONG – (ACN Newswire) – Ebury Partners Limited (“Ebury” or the “Group”), a global transaction specialist and a flexible lending solutions provider to businesses, are very pleased to announce that Mr. Edmond Tam, former Sales & CRM Director of Western Union Business Solutions, has been appointed as the Managing Director of the Group’s Hong Kong Division – Ebury Partners Hong Kong Ltd, with immediate effect.
Mr. Edmond Tam has over 18 years’ experience in the foreign exchange market. He previously served as the Sales & CRM Director at Western Union Business Solutions responsible for driving corporate strategies, business plans in the Go-To-Market team and other business units. Mr. Tam was also the Responsible Officer who had functional responsibility for overall management, key business line and risk management. Mr. Tam holds an MSc degree in Financial Management from University of London.
The Chief Executive Officer of the Group, Mr. Juan Lobato said, “We would like to extend our warmest welcome to Edmond to Ebury. His appointment to our Hong Kong division, has shown his great confidence in the Group’s bright prospects and the business in the Hong Kong market. Edmond possesses extensive experience in the foreign exchange market and we believe his background and expertise perfectly align with our business development goals for the region. His commitment and participation will definitely strengthen the Group’s growth and lead us to greater success.”
As a global finance specialist, with 23 offices in 20 countries and over 800 staff, Ebury is committed to providing market leading payables and receivables finance solutions to customers, assisting them in boosting their international growth. The Group now provides tailored currency and funding services to over 24,000 businesses and organizations worldwide, offering customers greater and faster access to finance, while helping them to manage currency risk and strategically plan their approach to overseas payments and collections to accelerate their international growth. Customers can set up their own account within a day and make transactions in more than 140 currencies. The Group helps managing the foreign exchange risk of customers with forward contracts, giving clients the ability to lock in their exchange rate in excess of 5 years if needed.
Mr. Lobato said, “We are one of the one hundred fastest growing technology firms in the UK with continuous improvement in the services provided and offered to clients. The Hong Kong/China corridor facilitates the international trade between China and Europe and all around the world. We are looking forward to connecting the world through our development in Hong Kong. Ebury focus on the SME market, we provide foreign exchange and global transaction services to them and with over 98% of businesses in Hong Kong falling in that bracket, we see incredible potential. We believe that the outlook for Hong Kong fintech market is bright and as the fintech providing international payment, collections, foreign exchange risk solutions and financing for organisations in Hong Kong, we are confident in the prospects of the Group. With the experienced and passionate management team, the Group is devoted to providing professional services to customers.”
About Ebury Partners Limited
Incorporated in 2009 and headquartered in London, with offices globally, Ebury Partners Limited provide a range of international financial services to organizations across the world. To remove the boundaries and make it easier for SMEs to trade overseas, the Group can process transactions in more than 140 currencies quickly and easily. Ebury is a member of TechCityUK’s FutureFifty 2017 and the Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50 2017, which recognizes the fastest growing UK based technology companies.