17 Apr

Optal partners with Mastercard to streamline B2B insurance payments

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Wednesday, 17 April 2018, London: Insurance companies are under increasing pressure today to improve margins, cut costs and drive revenue. Yet despite being saddled with legacy B2B payments processes that are slow, inefficient, costly and a security and fraud risk, many tolerate the status quo as a way of doing business. This is a missed
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13 Apr

Three Reasons Why Insurers Choose Optal for B2B Payments

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Friday, 13 April 2018, London: Insurance companies continue to be challenged in 2018 by macro-economic cost pressures, increased competition from disruptive digital players and rising customer expectations. That’s led to more “belt-tightening and doing more with less to shore up returns”, according to Deloitte. The global consultancy claims that insurers which make digital transformation a
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10 Apr

Optal Optimises Payments for Insurer Thomas Smith

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Tuesday, 10 April 2018, London: Thomas Smith Group is a successful shipping and insurance firm headquartered on the Mediterranean island of Malta. Founded over 170 years ago by William Jennison Smith, the family-run business initially made its name as a strategic provider of shipping services. Since then, it has expanded into the adjacent markets of
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09 Apr

Optal Officially Named One of UK’s Top 20 Fastest-Growing Private Companies

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Monday, 9 April 2018, London: Optal, a world leader in optimising B2B transactions, is delighted to announce it has been placed 18th in the latest Sunday Times BDO Profit Track 100. Now in its 19th year, the long-running league table ranks the country’s private companies with the fastest growing profits over the past three years.
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09 Mar

Optal is Re-authorised under the Second Payment Services Directive

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Friday, 9 March 2018, London: Optal, a world leader in optimising B2B transactions, is pleased to announce it has become one of the first UK electronic money institutions (EMIs) to be re-authorised under the EU’s Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2). The decision by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) means Optal can continue its mission to
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05 Mar

Three Reasons Why Insurers Are Choosing Optal for B2B Payments

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Monday, 5 March 2018, London: At Optal, we know the pressure insurance executives are under today. For many, the only certainty is uncertainty this year. Rising interest rates, staff and supply chain costs, continued pension headaches and a more general Brexit-related economic slowdown are all combining to create greater cost pressures. Longer-term commoditisation in many
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21 Feb

Allianz Worldwide Partners UK Selects Optal to Simplify and Optimise Claims Payments

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Wednesday, 21 February 2018, London: Optal is pleased to announce it has been selected by a leader in assistance and insurance solutions, Allianz Worldwide Partners UK, to help optimise payments to its network of suppliers.  The overriding goal of the partnership is to improve claims efficiency, reduce administrative overheads, lower costs and enhance the experience for
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17 Jan

Reaching Out to the Insurance Sector at the 9th Motor Claims Networking Lunch

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Wednesday, 17 January 2018, London: Insurance CFOs are under increasing pressure this year to find new ways to improve margins, cut costs and drive revenue. So, many will be looking forward to finding out what their peers are doing to meet these challenges, at the 9th Motor Claims Networking Lunch this Friday. That’s why Optal
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19 Dec

Optal Named One of EMEA’s Fastest-Growing Tech Firms

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Tuesday, 19 December 2017, London: The past 12 months have been a standout year for everyone at Optal, and we’ve just received news that’s the icing on the cake: a place in the prestigious Deloitte Technology Fast 500 rankings. It’s confirmation that Optal is one of the fastest-growing technology firms in Europe, Middle East and
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Regulatory Information


Optal Limited is registered in England & Wales No. 5531282. 17 Moorgate, London, EC2R 6AR.

Optal Financial Limited is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority under the Electronic Money Regulations 2011 (Register Number: 900112) for the issuing of electronic money.

Optal Asia Limited is licensed in Hong Kong as Stored Value Facility Issuer (Licence number SVF0006), regulated by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority.

Invapay Payment Solutions Limited is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority under the Payment Services Regulations 2009 (Register Number: 631411) for the provision of payment services.

Optal Financial Limited, Optal Asia Limited and Invapay Payment Solutions Limited are wholly owned subsidiaries of Optal Limited.

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