Hampden & Co, an Edinburgh-based private bank founded in 2015, has launched a new mobile banking platform developed by Swiss-headquartered digital banking software provider CREALOGIX.
The new mobile-optimized solution extends private banking services into digital channels and will add new features in the future in line with the firm’s digital strategy. Currently in production, the digital offering targets the private bank’s high net worth client base.
Graeme Hartop, Chief Executive of Hampden & Co, commented: “Hampden & Co serves private banking clients who appreciate traditional values and also expect the best of a modern digital user experience. With this launch, we have made an important step in extending the ways we can serve clients, their families, and their businesses. By making professional, personal banking expertise even more convenient to access, we aim to build even more effective relationships with our clients.”“Hampden & Co was created in response to significant demand for a private bank that could deliver a high quality, personal service. Our new digital banking solution complements this by providing a high-quality, convenient, service to our clients and we look forward to enhancing this service further”. Hartop added.
The secure and customizable digital banking platform allows the private bank to implement open banking capabilities such as open APIs in line with PSD2, as explained by Jo Howes, Commercial Director at CREALOGIX UK. “This solution will enable the private bank to curate securely authenticated integrations with third-party fintech apps, enabling clients to take advantage of innovative information exchange and payment initiation features in future.”
CREALOGIX was selected by Hampden & Co. for its focus on the quality of user experience. The firm, which was founded in 1996, is a Swiss Fintech 100 company and among the global market leaders in digital banking. The company empowers financial institutions “to successfully master the inevitable digitization of their business” and offers opportunities and perspectives that actively shape the digital future of the financial world.
The fintech firm has carried out more than 1,200 installations for their customers, including more than 550 banks across the world, from Switzerland to Germany, Austria, Great Britain, Spain, Singapore, and Saudi Arabia.