History

1992 Opened our first branch in Regent Street London in March. In April we opened our first branch in Copenhagen, Denmark.

1994 Opened our first branch in Helsinki, Finland. 3i Plc the Venture Capital Group invests.

1995 Opened our first branch in Vienna, Austria in a joint venture with Raiffeissen Bank. Received the “Ambassadors for London” Award. Opened our first branch in Reykjavik, Iceland.

2000 Opened our first branch in Sydney, Australia for the Olympics.

2002 Opened world’s first laser guided moving branch. Won the tender for Sydney International Airport. Acquired 16 branches from SwedBank in Estonia.

2004 Acquired 5 branches from Singapore Exchange in New Zealand.

2007 Acquired 8 branches from Global Exchange in Paris and 17 branches from Interforex in Australia & New Zealand.

2008 Won major airport concessions in a competitive bidding process at Luton, Belfast, Cardiff, Prestwick, Lübeck and Bremen. Also opened in BAA, Baltimore Washington Airport.

2009 Won the exclusive concession for Helsinki-Vantaa Airport.

2011 Harrods branch opened, Dun & Bradstreet and the EU Parliament recognises ChangeGroup in the European Top 500 Job creating companies.

2012 Opened 6 branches in Düsseldorf International Airport. ChangeGroup served record numbers as London hosted the Olympics. Purchased a strategic shareholding in FTT Global.

2013 Launched ATM business in existing Bureaux and VAT refund services at major branch in Bicester Village.

2014 Voted Global Bureau de Change Network of the Year by M&A International Magazine. Extended Düsseldorf and Helsinki-Vantaa Airport contracts.

2015 Our Chairman and Co-founder, Dr Zackariya-Marikar passes away. Branch network expanded and ChangeGroup ATMs goes live in five European countries. DCC services through FTT launched. Acquired branches from MoneyShop in the UK.

2016 Brexit vote in UK. Divested our stake in FTT Global. Opening ATMs in Spain, Ireland and the south of France. Opening branch in SNCF Nice.

2017 Opening Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris. Opening branches in Barcelona, Spain. Celebrating our 25th year anniversary.

2018 Acquired 16 new branches in Sweden from Svea Ekonomi. Opened our 1st branch in Madrid.


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