FBME Bank Ltd.
“To develop and grow in partnership by providing customised solutions for our clients…”
FBME is a commercial Bank with a heritage of banking experience in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. We are specialists in cross border transactions and commercial trading activities. Our geographically diverse client base consists of international companies and individuals from over fifty countries.
Professional, Customer-Focused Team
FBME’s human capital has an extensive international banking knowledge and proven skills in the financial industry. Our highly professional multi-lingual team endeavours to maintain a strong, personal contact with our clients and handles every matter efficiently, providing full confidentiality.
We collaborate with our clients by providing flexibility in adapting to high quality bespoke services. Furthermore, we offer our customers S.W.I.F.T and ‘Fast Track’ transactions as well as quick account opening process and documentation. Our working hours allow access to different global financial markets. FBME’s international accessibility is strengthened by our international networks, partnerships and correspondents, therefore our clients enjoy efficient global services.
As a result of our professionalism, FBME has been granted both a USD and EUR for the ‘Straight Through Processing Excellence Award’ from Deutsche Bank for 2008. It is the third consecutive year FBME has been awarded this honour for the exceptional quality of USD payment messages.
FBME Card Services
“We exist to deliver secure, reliable, quality payment solutions by investing in our people and technology.”
FBME offers a wide range of cards and payment solutions through our wholly owned subsidiary FBME Card Services Ltd (FBMECS). FBMECS is a principal member of Visa and MasterCard® International, which enables us to handle in-house card issuance (prepaid, debit, cash, charge and gift cards), processing (swift, secure and confidential) and acquiring (merchant processing service).
FBMECS is able to provide a complete range of card products tailor-made for personal, corporate and business applications. The product range consists of Visa Infinite Card, Platinum Card, Gold Card, Silver Card, Global Card and Key Card in addition to POS, e-commerce and ATM services. FBMECS also offers customised solutions, including international payroll and co-branding for corporate financial institutions.
FBMECS is the first ISO:27001 certified institution in Cyprus. Furthermore, card designs by FBMECS have been awarded the Gold Medal by judges of the New Zealand-based 'Pride in Print Awards' in the category of 'Speciality Products & Processes – Security Printing'.
FBME launched its superior version of internet banking in 2009, achieving exceptional user-friendliness and value-added features in the areas of instant transfers between accounts, international fund transfer, communication security and language options.
Products and Services
What’s more, we have the expertise in all the areas you would expect from international financial institutions of our caliber, divided across nine key business lines comprising:
Credit Facilities: Trade Finance
Foreign Exchange Trading Facilities
*Under an agreement with Continental Trust Corporation Ltd, a Bermuda Company licensed and supervised by the Bermuda Monetary Authority.
It is a European Union Member State and a member of the European Monetary Union
Cyprus’ strategic location at the crossroads of three continents offers access to Europe, Asia, Middle East, and Africa
A high standard of professional services and highly qualified workforce
Deposit protection schemes
The lowest corporate tax rates in the EU
An international business and financial centre
Double Taxation Treaties with more than 40 countries
Excellent reputation of an international shipping centre