Working Together

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Independent Advice

Independent specialist payments advisors from across Europe to research markets, identify opportunities and build new propositions. Our members can help enable your global payments innovation strategies across 28 EU countries drawing on the knowledge of their highly skilled professional teams.

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Industry specialists

Each of our members brings their own area of specialism, as well as in-depth local knowledge. Together, we offer strategic advice and support that keeps you ahead of the trends and adds great value to your payments business.

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Innovation and growth are at the heart of everything we do from strategy and planning to implementation and management. Through continuous research EPCA members are also at the forefront of regulatory, card scheme and competitive developments across the EU.

Delivering Client Value

Payment Skills:
Highly skilled consulting teams from a banking and processing backgrounds to execute each assignment with many senior staff with over 25 years experience in payments.

Local Market Insights:
In-depth local insights into the European payments markets, players, frameworks and regulations as a result of supporting “day to day” clients within their domestic markets.

Delivery of innovative payments business, technical concepts and ideas which can form the basis of new offers, new products, new technology and new platforms.

Lower Cost, Higher Quality:
Assignment costs that are significantly lower and deliverable quality equal to if not better than more generic consulting companies.

Choice of Companies:
A choice of specialists companies across the EU who fully understand the local payments infrastructures, issues and players in a European context.

Clear proposals with defined high quality deliverables. Step by step methodologies, scenarios and options. Interactive workshops and C-level slide presentations. Well-defined and structured recommendations and next actions.

Assignment Management:
Assignment management using tested governance structures lead by a Director or Senior Partner to ensure delivery on target and to budget.

Rapid response to requests for payments proposals and RFPs with no minimum limits on size of assignments.

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Vibrant Specialist Payments Network

Working together since 1998 to create a pan European collective,
delivering individual skills to a large international players.

Meet the members


Best Practices In Business Onboarding – How Nexi Developed an End-to-End Digital Onboarding Process and Extended it to Italian Banks

By Marco Fava, Managing Director, CleverAdvice In the last few years, digital onboarding has spread significantly throughout financial services and...

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Consolidation in Payments – Upsides, Downsides, Challenges – A detailed account of two of the most notable mergers and acquisition stories of 2020 in the payments industry: Nexi-SIA and Worldline-Ingenico

Marco Fava, Managing Director, CleverAdvice On 15 November 2020 Nexi Payments, Italy’s leading payment services providers, and Nets, a leading...

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Key Investments Overview in Payments and Fintech 2020-2021

Marco Fava, CleverAdvice 2020 saw significant investments in the payments and fintech industries, a dynamic that has continued in the...

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Become a member

If you would like to join us, sharing knowledge, skills, resources and support across Europe, then please get in touch to find out more.

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Contact Us

For more information about EPCA, our services and expertise, please contact one of the EPCA members
directly. You can also contact us using this form below.

EPCA is happy to welcome new partners. Should you be interested in joining the association, please
contact the EPCA secretariat.

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