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BFC Bank
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    A specialist new challenger bank for SMEs and PSPs focused on international payments and cash management services

  • BFC Bank | Bank of Bahrain

    “Building on our 100 years’ heritage in the industry and our culture of listening to our clients and the market, we believe our simple, yet effective business model, has the components to provide a clearer future for international payments and cash management, offering smaller companies the opportunity to conduct payments at rates they can afford.”


    Ayman Sejiny

    BFC Group Chairman and BFC Bank Chairman

  • BFC Bank | Bank of Bahrain

    “Reliable, cost-effective payments are a vital requirement for internationally focused companies. They need efficient solutions in which they have confidence. I am excited to be part of this initiative, which offers a fresh, much-needed, open and transparent approach. BFC Bank will also play an important role in the remittance sector at a time when PSPs may find it difficult to access bank services.”


    Nic Martin

    BFC Bank, Chief Executive Officer

  • BFC Bank | Bank of Bahrain

    “I am delighted to expand our presence in the UK and enter the banking arena at a time when there is a niche in the market to leverage our knowledge and expertise in international payments, and to provide a clear and transparent platform for the benefit of SMEs and PSPs. Our vision is to become a banking partner for companies that require access to international and domestic payment services.”


    Ebrahim Nonoo

    BFC Group, Managing Director and CEO

We are proud to enter the UK as its newest challenger bank, after receiving authorisation by the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Based on our ethos of fairness and transparency, BFC Bank will offer low-cost basic corporate banking products for small and medium-size enterprises and payment service providers with a strong emphasis on international transactions and multi-currency cash management, as well as UK domestic payments.

Banking support for Small & Medium-size Enterprises (SMEs)

Complements existing banking arrangements to provide cost effective, transparent and efficient overseas payments and currency exchange services. Read more >>

Banking support

BFC Bank receives authorisation from PRA and FCA

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About BFC Group

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The bank of choice for Payment Service Providers (PSPs)

Providing banking services to PSPs who face difficulties accessing bank accounts and the ability to make payments including through UK payment gateways. Read more >>

Banking support

BFC Bank provides international payment services for SMEs

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BFC launches a bank that understands PSPs

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BFC Question and Answers

What services will BFC Bank offer?

BFC Bank will offer low-cost basic corporate banking products with a strong emphasis on international transactions and multi-currency cash management, as well as UK domestic payments. Accounts will be available in up to 40 currencies, with online access in a fully secure environment to make all your domestic and international payments. Short term loans and overdrafts for international trade related reasons only will be considered.

What services will BFC Bank not offer?

BFC Bank will not operate banking services for Individual customers. We are a specialist bank supporting international trade and as such we will not offer businesses the following – cheque books, direct debits or long term loans for property or other reasons.

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