Associated Foreign Exchange

Founding Date

AFEX has pioneered foreign exchange since 1797, and is now one of the world’s largest non-bank, private providers of global B2B payments and risk management solutions. The firm specializes in cross-border transactions and provides market expertise and unrivaled customer service for businesses and private clients. Offering a range of independent foreign payment solutions to a global customer base, AFEX provides commercial foreign exchange solutions such as Spot Transactions, Forward Contracts, delivery and currency options. Their team of experts provides valuable support that inspires total confidence from clients in the complex and often volatile world of foreign exchange. AFEX is a trusted partner to more than 35,000 businesses and individuals worldwide, helping clients process payments to more than 180 countries around the clock every day.

  • AFEX offers cost-effective and tailored hedging strategies to manage currency risk.

  • The firm offers 24/7 access to their market leading online payment platform - AFEXDirect.

  • AFEX trades more than $15 billion in foreign exchange this year.

  • The firm's presence spans the globe with offices across the US, Australia, Europe, and a growing presence in the Middle East and Asia.

  • A FinCEN registered and IRS regulated, the firm is licensed and regulated in all jurisdictions in which they operate.

  • AFEX has won the Deutsche Bank "Straight Through Processing Award" five years in a row.

  • The firm offers a comprehensive range of global payment and foreign exchange services including wire transfers and designated relationship managers.

AFEX Industry Solutions

  • Entertainment Industry Solutions

  • Importers and Exporters

  • Claims Management

  • Corporate Service Providers

  • Educations

  • Freight Forwarders

  • Fund and Wealth Managers

  • NGOs and Charities

  • Real Estate

  • Travel

AFEX Office Locations