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

  • BFC Bank | Bank of Bahrain

    "We believe our simple and effective business model delivers a clearer future for international payments and cash management. The opportunity for smaller firms to make safe domestic and international payments at affordable rates is here. Built on over 100 years’ heritage in the finance industry and a culture of listening to our clients and the markets,
    BFC Bank is ready to deliver."

    Peter Hinson

    Chairman of BFC Bank Limited

  • BFC Bank | Bank of Bahrain

    "I am excited to be part of BFC Bank with its open, accessible and transparent approach to corporate banking. Reliable, cost-effective payments are a vital requirement for the internationally focused Small to Medium-sized Enterprises we serve. This important sector needs efficient, clearly-priced solutions and complete confidence in providers. BFC Bank also plays a very important role in the payment services sector at a time when participants may find it difficult to access UK bank facilities. The bank’s mission is to make a positive contribution to our clients’ success."

    David Price

    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 a new specialised bank. BFC Bank received authorisation from the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) (FRN716167) in September 2016. We exited mobilisation in October 2017 and will finalise our full service launch for early 2018. Based on our ethos of fairness and transparency, BFC Bank offers low-cost basic corporate banking products for Small to Medium-sized Enterprises and Payment Service Providers. We specialise in international transactions, multi-currency cash management and UK domestic payments.

BFC Press Release

Press Release

BFC Bank joins the Faster Payments Scheme

London; 24 January 2018: BFC Bank has become a direct participant in the Faster Payments Scheme, the UK’s 24/7 real-time payment service. Reliable, cost-effective GBP payments are vital for UK businesses.

Business Reporter

BFC Bank talks about the implications for businesses during Brexit negotiations

telegraph Hosted by Alastair Greener

Banking support for Small to Medium-sized 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


About BFC Group


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


BFC launches a bank that understands PSPs

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.