Acquiring.com is an acquiring bank whose focus is delivering an unbeatable service for payment service providers. Founded in 2014 as Secure Trading Financial Services, acquiring.com was created as an acquiring partner to STL’s gateway to offer a one-point-of-contact solution, but its versatility means that it works seamlessly partnering with any PSP. The business relationship between partner and acquirer is nurtured by our dedicated account team, allowing us to understand each PSP’s business goals, and form a strategy of how to achieve these. Accepting over 100 different currencies, acquiring.com are experts in turning merchants from local to global.
Secure Trading Group, part of UC Group, was formed in 1999, and comprises of three companies whose intelligent and specialised approach to online payments is transforming the way that customers pay.
Payments and cyber-security entrepreneur and businessman Kobus Paulsen has been a digital revolutionary for many years. His passion for online payments and expertise of the industry have been the driving force behind the growth of Secure Trading Group, part of the wider UC Group.
Gerald is Strategic Advisor for UC Capital, part of the UC Group of companies. A hugely experienced card and payment professional, Gerald has worked across Australia, South Africa, Europe and the UK, serving at CIO, COO, CEO and Managing Director level in the credit card issuing and acquiring industry.
Jonathan joined Secure Trading as Chief Commercial Officer with a clear mandate to accelerate revenue realisation from both the STL gateway and Acquiring.com business lines, by driving sales within the company. He is passionate about a client-first mentality, which runs in parallel with reduced time to revenue as the firm’s new commercial operating model.
Daniel brings a wealth of expertise across FinTech, eCommerce, accountancy and law to the role of CEO of Secure Trading. Joining in 2011 as Chief Financial Officer of the company, Daniel has also served as CFO for ST’s sister cyber-security company Cognosec.
Kevin joined Secure Trading Group in 2014 as Executive Vice President heading up the US gaming strategy and developing ST-1’s US presence.
As Director of Account Management, Jon heads up one of the teams key to Secure Trading’s success. He is responsible for managing the overall existing portfolio from a relationship, commercial and business perspective.
Ryan joined Secure Trading Financial Services Ltd in 2017 with a mandate to restructure the Finance Department and instil his expertise, and valuable knowledge gained in the regulatory environment, into the Acquiring Bank. His initial primary focuses were revenue growth, systems restructure, regulatory control and overall cost management.
Jeannie is a proven financial services executive with over 17 years of experience, with a focus over the last five years on the gaming vertical. She has joined Secure Trading as the Senior Vice President Commercial Programmes.