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15-Jan-2020

iBanFirst hires WP Communications as Agency of Record to handle its PR for UK and Germany

London, UK: 15th January 2020 –Today iBanFirst, a global financial services provider delivering solutions across banking borders,hires WP Communications as its PR Agency of Record to co-ordinate press office activities for the UK and German markets.

WP Communications will be responsible for driving brand awareness of iBanFirst to educate audiences on its products and solutions within business, banking, finance and international payments sectors.

WP Communications, a global public relations consultancy has been working with iBanFirst since September 2019 advising and implementing global messaging, brand building and thought leadership activities.

Will Painter, Founder and CEO, WP Communications said: “We are excited to represent iBanFirst as their PR Agency of Record for the UK and Germany. The partnership demonstrates the expanding capabilities of our WP global network across Europe. We look forward to generating awareness for iBanFirst: a company that is leading the way in foreign exchange services within an industry that we are extremely passionate about. 

 “2020 will be a significant growth year for WP Communications as we continue to build our capabilities across Western Europe, Eastern Europe, the US and APAC.”

David Remaud, CMO, iBanFirst said: “We are thrilled with our collaboration with WP Communications. We appreciate their professionalism and their ability to take concrete actions with immediate results from the start. Their extended network also represents a key asset to support iBanFirst’s international expansion. I was personally very impressed with the impact of their brand awareness endeavours.”

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 About WP Communications:

Launched in February 2018 out of a passion to provide access to creative campaigns and thought leadership programmes on a scalable basis to drive business growth.

With its global HQ in London Bridge, WP Communications provides a bespoke PR team of specialists relevant and scalable to its client needs, with a deep understanding of the industry and an extensive network of media contacts. At the same time, the company guarantees access to senior counsel on a daily basis.

About iBanFirst:

iBanFirst is a global financial services provider delivering solutions across banking borders. iBanFirst provides a specialist online platform for multicurrency transactions. As an alternative to the traditional bank offer, iBanFirst enables a payment experience and package of financial services addressing the needs of SMEs in their daily operations.

Thanks to iBanFirst, financial teams can pay and receive payments in any currency, hedge foreign exchange risks, finance their international growth.

Founded in Paris in 2013, at a stone’s throw from the Champs-Élysées, by former bank executives and entrepreneurs, iBanFirst is a French company headquartered in Belgium, with operations in France, the Netherlands and Germany. It is regulated as a payment institution passported throughout the European Union and serves more than 3 000 customers all over Europe. Member of the SWIFT network and SEPA homologated, iBanFirst holds AISP and PISP accreditations under PSD2. It has raised €25m from Xavier Niel and leading European venture capital funds Serena and Breega.

For more information please contact:
info@wp-communications.com

 

06-Aug-2019

Company news alert: Suburbia hires WP Communications

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Suburbia hires WP Communications to handle its UK PR

WP Communications will co-ordinate press office activities for the UK market

London, UK: Tuesday 6thAugust 2019 – Suburbia, the ING backed alternative data venture,hires WP Communications as its PR agency to co-ordinate press office activities for the UK market.

WP Communications will be responsible for driving awareness of the Suburbia brand and to educate target audiences of its solutions for those who are buyers and suppliers of alternative data.

WP Communications, a leading London-based public relations consultancy with global ambitions has been working with Suburbia since the beginning of July 2019, and has already provided key strategic consultancy on Suburbia’s global messaging and UK positioning.

Hamza Khan, Founder and CEO, Suburbia said“We feel that WP shares our growth mindset and demonstrates a deep expertise in today’s evolving media landscape. We are pleased to partner with them to accelerate our next phase of growth and amplify our belief that alternative data can lead to better decisions for businesses and investors alike.”

Will Painter, Founder and CEO, WP Communications said: “We are delighted that Suburbia has chosen us to represent them as their PR agency for the UK market. We look forward to an effective collaboration focused on delivering business impact to grow Suburbia’s market share.

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About WP Communications:

WP Communications provides big agency impact on a nimble basis. Launched in February 2018 out of a passion to better service the needs of brands, marketeers, and in-house communication professionals, WP Communications provides access to big ideas, PR campaigns, and thought leadership programmes on a scalable basis while driving business impact at scale.

With headquarters in London Bridge, WP Communications’ bespoke PR teams of specialists are relevant and scalable to client needs, with a deep understanding of the industry and an extensive network of media contacts.  At the same time, the company guarantees access to senior counsel on a daily basis.

About Suburbia:

Suburbia, an ING backed alternative data venture, gives everyone access to faster, reliable data about the world to make better decisions. Suburbia does this by taking data from hard-to-access sources, to generate predictive insights to help inform business strategies.

This ‘alternative data’ is then simplified to create fast and reliable intelligence.  Suburbia is located in the center of Amsterdam, home to a thriving fintech and start-up ecosystem.

For more information please contact: info@wp-communications.com

 

23-Jan-2019

Company news alert: WP Communications shortlisted for PRCA City and Financial Awards

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Today WP Communications is shortlisted for the PRCA City and Financial Awards 2019 in the category ofBest Strategic Communications or Corporate Branding Campaign Award” in recognition for its PR services provisioned to Dutch FinTech client: Five Degrees.

Will Painter, CEO, WP Communications said: “We’re honoured to be shortlisted for such a prestigious award. The industry recognition that we have received for our communications campaign: “Creating a Route to Market for a Dutch FinTech in the UK: Five Degrees” is testament to the agile and scalable approach we are championing for our clients, focused on driving tangible business impact and market share.”

Further information on the awards: https://www.prcacityandfinancialawards.com/shortlist/

11-Sep-2018

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WP Communications named as agency of record by Five Degrees

Following a successful partnership WP Communications continues to co-ordinate regional press office activities for Five Degrees for the UK market

London, UK: September 11th – Today Five Degrees, a leading Dutch Fintech, names WP Communications as its agency of record to continue the co-ordination of press office activities for the UK, educating and inspiring audiences on Five Degrees’ solutions.

WP Communications, a leading UK public relations consultancy with global ambitions founded by ex-top 10 big agency and highly commended public relations practitioner, Will Painter, has been working with Five Degrees since May 2018.

Public relations activities executed by WP Communications have included key strategic consultancy on Five Degrees’ positioning within the UK, executive profiling, and media relations. These activities have resulted in numerous earned national and trade media opportunities in a short period of time, increasing brand awareness, and a platform for Five Degrees to build, grow, and retain relationships within the UK banking and finance industry.

Martine Korstanje, Director of Marketing, Five Degrees said: “WP Communications is enabling us to grow our brand awareness and thought leadership in the UK finance market. They have been successful from the start, in getting us in front of the right audiences on a very large scale and are continuing to do so. We are very satisfied with the powering effect it is having for us in this key growth region.”

Will Painter, CEO and Founder, WP Communications said: “We are delighted that Five Degrees has chosen us to represent them as their PR agency of record, in what has been a highly successful partnership to-date. We look forward to continuing our work with them as they continue to grow their operations in the UK.

“We are leading the way in disrupting the PR industry to provide greater return on investment for brands, and our work with Five Degrees is testament to this. Our model offers access to best-in-class public relations methodologies, while operating a scalable approach to help brands maximise budgets and drive business impact at scale.

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About WP Communications:

WP Communications launched in February 2018 out of a passion to better service the needs of brands, marketeers, and in-house communication professionals, providing access to big ideas, PR campaigns, and thought leadership programmes on a scalable basis while driving business impact at scale.

With headquarters in London Bridge, WP Communications provides bespoke PR teams of specialists, relevant and scalable to client needs with a deep understanding of the industry and an extensive network of media contacts.  At the same time, the company guarantee access to senior counsel on a daily basis.

About Five Degrees:

Five Degrees is a banking technology company founded in 2010 and has its headquarters in the Netherlands. Five Degrees supports financials in their digital transformation with its next-generation digital banking platform. Five Degrees is the three-time consecutive member of the FinTech50 and a Dutch FinTech Awards winner in the Banking IT category.

For more information, please contact:
info@wp-communications.com