World First

World First

World First

Currency and Economics news from World First’s Chief Economist and Head of Currency Strategy, Jeremy Cook. RTs not endorsements, views do not constitute advice
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2004
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Acquired by
Alipay
2
14 Feb 2019
Alibaba
1
14 Feb 2019
$700,000,000
Latest funding
Undisclosed amount
Undisclosed funding - 2013
FTV Capital StepStone Group
PE HUB , TechCrunch

Ant Financial agrees to buy UK-based currency exchange WorldFirst: Reuters

Acquisition
WSJ Venture Capital , FinSMEs

Alibaba Affiliate Ant Acquires U.K.’s WorldFirst

$700,000,000
TechCrunch

Alibaba’s Ant Financial buys UK currency exchange giant WorldFirst reportedly for around $700M

CleanTechnica

Ireland Moves To Divest From Fossil Fuels In Historic World First

Tech in Asia

Marketing Executive at World First

People Apps & Services
Finextra

World First launches in India