United Fintech Nets Key Investments from BNP Paribas, Citigroup

by Damian Chmiel
  • The fintech company gets its first strategic investments from institutional investors.
  • However, United Fintech hints that it is not the last collaboration in the near future.
Christian Frahm, the CEO of United Fintech
Christian Frahm, the CEO of United Fintech
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The financial technology company United Fintech Group Limited, has received strategic investments from BNP Paribas and Citigroup. The company engages in advanced discussions with other strategic investors, indicating a widespread industry movement toward cooperative fintech innovation.

United Fintech Secures Investments from Major Banks

The investments mark the first time major banks have backed United Fintech. The company said the deals represent a shift towards more collaboration between financial institutions and financial technology providers.

BNP Paribas and Citi will each gain a rotating seat on United Fintech's Board of Directors as part of the agreement. This will allow the banks to contribute to shaping the platform's strategic direction.

"More than a significant milestone for United Fintech, the backing of Citi and BNP Paribas is a testimony of forward-thinking leadership," commented Christian Frahm, the CEO of United Fintech. "As momentum builds, we project that more financial institutions will soon follow." In an interview with Finance Magnates back in November, Frahm hinted that his company is preparing for institutional collaborations. We are now seeing the effects of these forecasts.

Additionally, United Fintech has pledged to host quarterly roundtable discussions between major industry players to facilitate dialogue and cooperation on innovation.

In a statement, Junaid Baig from BNP Paribas said that the bank aims to ensure financial technology companies like United Fintech meet high standards, while Citi's Ayesa Latif emphasized the platform's role in complementing existing bank offerings.

Founded in 2020, United Fintech expects the investments to pave the way for further backing. With the new funding, United Fintech will continue working towards creating an open ecosystem that allows banks and fintech firms to collaborate on digital transformation.

United Fintech's Strategic Expansion through Acquisitions and Partnerships

Christian Frahm, an industry veteran known for his previous success with CFH Group (now Finalto), has ventured into a new project to revolutionize the financial markets through digital transformation. This initiative is spearheaded by United Fintech, a company he launched to serve as a global platform for the digital age in finance.

Since its inception, United Fintech has made significant strides, completing five acquisitions within the retail and institutional tech sectors. These acquisitions aim to empower small to mid-sized startups by providing them with the resources and support needed to scale effectively.

In a recent collaboration, United Fintech has partnered with Danske Bank, Denmark's largest lender, to enhance the chart functionalities of its District platform through Netdania, a member of the United Fintech family.

Among its strategic acquisitions, United Fintech began with the purchase of the Scandinavian company Netdania in 2020 and recently expanded its portfolio with Cobalt, a provider of data and risk services for digital assets and foreign exchange markets. These moves underscore United Fintech's commitment to reshaping the financial landscape through digital innovation and strategic growth.

The financial technology company United Fintech Group Limited, has received strategic investments from BNP Paribas and Citigroup. The company engages in advanced discussions with other strategic investors, indicating a widespread industry movement toward cooperative fintech innovation.

United Fintech Secures Investments from Major Banks

The investments mark the first time major banks have backed United Fintech. The company said the deals represent a shift towards more collaboration between financial institutions and financial technology providers.

BNP Paribas and Citi will each gain a rotating seat on United Fintech's Board of Directors as part of the agreement. This will allow the banks to contribute to shaping the platform's strategic direction.

"More than a significant milestone for United Fintech, the backing of Citi and BNP Paribas is a testimony of forward-thinking leadership," commented Christian Frahm, the CEO of United Fintech. "As momentum builds, we project that more financial institutions will soon follow." In an interview with Finance Magnates back in November, Frahm hinted that his company is preparing for institutional collaborations. We are now seeing the effects of these forecasts.

Additionally, United Fintech has pledged to host quarterly roundtable discussions between major industry players to facilitate dialogue and cooperation on innovation.

In a statement, Junaid Baig from BNP Paribas said that the bank aims to ensure financial technology companies like United Fintech meet high standards, while Citi's Ayesa Latif emphasized the platform's role in complementing existing bank offerings.

Founded in 2020, United Fintech expects the investments to pave the way for further backing. With the new funding, United Fintech will continue working towards creating an open ecosystem that allows banks and fintech firms to collaborate on digital transformation.

United Fintech's Strategic Expansion through Acquisitions and Partnerships

Christian Frahm, an industry veteran known for his previous success with CFH Group (now Finalto), has ventured into a new project to revolutionize the financial markets through digital transformation. This initiative is spearheaded by United Fintech, a company he launched to serve as a global platform for the digital age in finance.

Since its inception, United Fintech has made significant strides, completing five acquisitions within the retail and institutional tech sectors. These acquisitions aim to empower small to mid-sized startups by providing them with the resources and support needed to scale effectively.

In a recent collaboration, United Fintech has partnered with Danske Bank, Denmark's largest lender, to enhance the chart functionalities of its District platform through Netdania, a member of the United Fintech family.

Among its strategic acquisitions, United Fintech began with the purchase of the Scandinavian company Netdania in 2020 and recently expanded its portfolio with Cobalt, a provider of data and risk services for digital assets and foreign exchange markets. These moves underscore United Fintech's commitment to reshaping the financial landscape through digital innovation and strategic growth.

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