Safety of funds and security

Your security is our priority and we work hard to keep your money safe.

Regulatory information

HiFX Europe Limited is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority under the Payment Services Regulations 2009, registration 462444, for the provision of payment services.

HiFX Europe Limited is also a registered MSB with HM Revenue & Customs - reg no: 12131222.

HiFX Ltd is regulated by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) in New Zealand and holds an Australian Financial Services Licence (AFSL No. 240914). HiFX Limited is also a 5 star rated member of the New Zealand Financial Markets Association (NZFMA) and holds a Futures Dealers Licence.

HiFX Australia Pty Limited is regulated by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) in Australia and holds an Australian Financial Services Licence (AFSL No. 240917). HiFX Europe Limited is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority under the Payment Services Regulations 2009, registration 462444, for the provision of payment services. HiFX Europe Limited is also a registered MSB with HM Revenue & Customs – registration number 12131222

HIFX Sucursal en España is a branch of HIFX Europe Limited. HiFX Europe Limited is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority under the Payment Services Regulations 2009, registration 462444, for the provision of payment services and is a registered MSB with HM Revenue & Customs, registration no: 12131222

Online Security
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Security of Funds
HiFX is an authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority under the Payment Services Regulations 2009. Under the regulations HiFX must ensure we have safeguarded your funds in the unlikely event that HiFX become insolvent or go into liquidation.

When buying or selling currency with us, HiFX will hold all funds which you pay to us in a safeguarded pooled client money bank account. We will use funds from that account to meet our obligations relating to clients’ trades.

We may be required to pay money held in the Safeguarded Account out to counterparty banks or brokers as collateral for foreign exchange trades. Where we do this, the balance of funds remaining in the Safeguarded Account will be retained as Safeguarded Client Money and held on trust for clients.

When money is paid back to us from our counterparty banks or brokers we will pay that money back into the Safeguarded Account to be Safeguarded Client Money held on trust for our clients.

In 2014 HiFX was acquired by Nasdaq listed Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (EEFT). Euronet has a market capitalisation in excess of $2.5 billion and a Corporate investment grade rating from Standard & Poor’s of BBB-. Last year the Euronet group processed more than 2.3 billion transactions and posted annual revenues of more than $1.4billion - Euronet Accounts.

HiFX has offices in both the northern and southern hemispheres and a workforce of over 200 employees.

We have in excess of £2billion placed on the Money Markets on behalf of our commercial customers.

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