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West Ham United has just announced global payments company TransferMate as the Club’s Official Payments partner.
The agreement will see TransferMate operate as the Club’s exclusive foreign currency provider for all relevant services relating to foreign exchange payments, including player transfer transactions.
TransferMate’s partnership will include the utilisation of various Club platforms, both digitally and at London Stadium, to drive brand awareness globally and grow new business via the West Ham United fanbase, corporate membership, partnership network and companies based in London’s financial district.
Using an online platform and global banking infrastructure, TransferMate virtually eliminate the cost of sending international payments by collecting and sending payments using their own local bank networks.
West Ham United Vice-Chairman Karren Brady said:
I am thrilled to welcome TransferMate as the latest global company to join our growing partnership network.
TransferMate’s unique global payments solution will be a huge asset to us as we continue to identify and attract the brightest talents in world football.
It is yet another significant example of our ongoing commitment to bringing innovative and ambitious partners on board who share our vision of an exciting and successful future at London Stadium.
TransferMate Co-Founder and Group CFO, Sinead Fitzmaurice added:
This new partnership with West Ham United is of huge significance and it is an honour to be the Club’s Global Foreign Exchange and Payments Provider. I am confident that our global FX solution will enable West Ham United to continue in their pursuit of attracting the world’s leading footballing talent and skills. By offering the most innovative global payment solutions in the market, TransferMate are set to deliver huge savings for the club into the future.