About us

We began trading in 2002 and a lot has changed in foreign exchange since then.

One thing that has remained consistent is our focus on providing our clients with the best experience possible.

Meet our
senior team

At Global Reach, our leadership team brings together years of experience across a wide variety of sectors. We believe this expertise uniquely positions us to achieve fast paced growth, whilst continuing to offer our clients market-leading products and premium service.

In 2016, Inflexion Private Equity became a majority shareholder of Global Reach Partners.

Inflexion is a private equity firm that invests in high growth businesses with ambitious management teams and working in partnership with them to accelerate growth. Inflexion’s flexible approach allows it to back both majority and minority investments, typically investing £10m to £200m of equity in each deal. 

Inflexion helps businesses achieve the next stage of their development through international expansion, operational improvements, digital expertise, access to Inflexion’s networks and funding for acquisitions. 

In 2018, Inflexion retained a leading position in Preqin’s annual global league for consistently top performing buyout funds. It is the only UK fund to be ranked in the top 10 and has also won a number of industry accolades for its success in growing the businesses it backs. 

Funds advised by Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP have funds under management of c.£4.5bn.
 

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Security of funds

Security of funds

Ensuring the safety of client funds is of paramount importance to us and we segregate and safeguard our client funds in accordance with the regulations.

Global Reach Group Limited (company number 09907831) is the holding company of Global Reach Partners Limited (company number 04344764), Global Reach Markets Limited (company number 07026070) and Foreign Currency Exchange Limited (company number 5452483). All companies are registered in England with their registered office at 2nd Floor, Woolgate Exchange, 25 Basinghall Street, London, EC2V 5HA.

Global Reach Partners Limited is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as an Authorised Payments Institution for the provision of payment services (FRN 504315). It is supervised by HMRC for compliance with Anti Money Laundering legislation.

Foreign Currency Exchange Limited is authorised by the FCA as an Authorised Electronic Money Institution (AEMI) under the Electronic Money Regulations 2011 for the issuing of electronic money (FRN 900205). As an AEMI, FC Exchange is authorised to conduct payment services and complies with parts 6 and 7 of the Payment Services Regulations 2017.

Global Reach Markets Limited is authorised and regulated by the FCA (FRN 526549).

Our Group companies have a cumulative trading history of 28 years and during that time, more than 22,000 customers have trusted us to manage their currency transfers.

The history of
Global Reach Group

Our experts have been helping clients for 17 years and in that time, we’ve grown to employ more than 130 talented people. Our clients have access to more than 140 currencies and in the last year alone we have transacted more than £4.8bn of foreign currency.

We’ve built a superb team, which has outstanding foreign exchange knowledge at its core and demonstrates highly valuable skills to benefit our clients on a day-to-day basis.

In 2016, we further bolstered our business with the backing of leading UK private equity firm, Inflexion Private Equity. They invest in high growth, entrepreneurial businesses with ambitious management teams and work in partnership with them to deliver growth.

Later the same year we acquired FC Exchange, a leading international money transfer business specialising in helping individuals with their personal foreign exchange requirements.

The integration of FC Exchange into the wider Global Reach Group has meant that, as well as being at the forefront of corporate foreign exchange, we are also able to offer the same level of service to private individuals.

  • Global Reach Partners
  • FC Exchange
  • Global Reach Group
  • GRP - Company first registered as Corporate FX founded by four partners
  • GRP - First trade completed
  • FCE - Foreign Currency Exchange founded
  • GRP - Developed SmartFX, our innovative online trading platform
  • FCE - Opened a Cyprus office
  • GRP - Rebranded as Global Reach Partners
  • GRP - Global Reach Markets first registered as Corporate FX+
  • GRP - Global Reach Markets gained full FCA regulation for Options business
  • GRP- Ranked 28th Best Company To Work For by The Sunday Times
  • GRP - Ranked 37th in The Sunday Times Profit Track 100
  • FCE – FX Exchange acquired PSG FX to diversify client base
  • FCE – Became an Authorised E-Money Institution with the FCA
  • FCE –Inflexion Private Equity acquire FC Exchange and become major shareholder of Global Reach Partners, forming Global Reach Group
  • GRG - Global Reach Group transact c.£4.8bn
  • David Stevens joins as CEO
  • Millie Richardson joins as Chief Compliance and Risk Officer
  • Global Reach Partners and FC Exchange merge into a united brand - Global Reach
  • Winners of the 2018 Best Currency Service Provider at the Shares Awards

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