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Who is Halo Financial?

We’re proud to be different

People, expertise, excellent rates

We offer a unique combination of the right people, expertise, competitive exchange rates and efficient payment processing, all designed to meet your needs. That's why our clients trust us day in, day out, to manage their foreign currency transactions on their behalf. We believe in giving you more for your money.

Who is Halo Financial
Our company – at a glance
Why your money is safe with Halo Financial
Our vision and values
 


About Halo Financial


Experienced: Established in 2004, Halo’s founding directors are actively involved in trading and service excellence.

Led by our customers: Consultative, one-to-one currency services for individuals and businesses to make the most of their international payments.
 
Strategic: We help clients create the right currency strategy for their individual needs, helping to mitigate risk, maximise exchange rate opportunities and protect our clients’ money.
 
Knowledgeable: Our team has a wealth of experience in currency markets, financial services, migration and overseas property, gleaned from many years in top tier and blue chip organisations and working at all levels of the business.
 
We have a point of view: Our currency specialists regularly comment in and contribute to the media, including industry leading financial television news channels such as CNBC, Bloomberg, BBC radio, leading newspapers, magazines online and trade media. See some of our media coverage and comment.

Award-winning: Our search for customer service excellence and positive feedback from our happy customers have led us to win a number of awards: 
  • Feefo Gold Merchant Status for five years and counting… 
  • Best Customer Focus in the Best Business Awards 
  • Commended in Best Money Transfer Provider category in Consumer Moneyfacts Awards four years in a row 
  • OPP Gold Awards for Best Supporting Service – twice 
  • The Re:Locate Magazine Financial Innovation and Support Award
  • Shortlisted for Best Money Transfer Provider in the British Bank Awards
 

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Why you can be sure you are in safe hands with Halo Financial

  • Halo Financial is registered as a Limited Company in England No. 5155787, established since 2004 and trading since 2005.
  • The company is regulated and authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) under the Payment Services Regulations 2017, FRN: 528727.
  • FCA regulations state that companies making currency exchanges on clients’ behalf under the Payment Services Regulations have a suitable level of turnover, and company directors must fulfil strict criteria to ensure they are suitable to conduct payment business.
  • As an FCA-Authorised and Regulated Payments Institution, it is our responsibility to hold relevant client funds in segregated accounts (known as ‘safeguarding accounts’). Our relevant client funds are at Barclays Bank PLC. These funds are separated from our other assets so that, in the event of our insolvency, they are used to repay you and other clients.  Please note that funds are not covered by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme and Barclays Bank PLC does not monitor the funds we place on the safeguarding account or how we operate these accounts.
  • We have a secure, two step verification process for all account registrations and currency trades.
  • Halo Financial operates strict Anti-Money Laundering (AML) policies and controls, to prevent against and identify fraud and ensure a genuine client base.
  • Our Currency Consultants are experienced in the markets, with many years of knowledge and experience between them, so they can assess risks in currency market movements.
  • Phone calls, updates, regular notifications and emails are provided every step of the way.
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Our Vision and values


Vision
 
We strive to:

Provide industry-leading levels of customer service, ensuring our clients get maximum benefit and satisfaction from our currency services, products and solutions.
Recruit, develop and retain the very best people as they contribute as much to our business success as our very best strategic planning. We don’t give people jobs, we give them careers.
Push technological boundaries for ever greater efficiency and improved customer service.

Values
 
Proactive - The first to meet our clients’ needs by anticipating them now and in the future.
Professional – Knowledgeable, expert, friendly and courteous at all times.
Trustworthy – Upholding the greatest levels of integrity, doing what we say we will, when we say we will. Ensuring regulatory standards and compliance are upheld to protect our clients.
A team – We encourage individual creativity and leadership, but work together for our clients.
Clear – It’s our job to simplify a complex service, making it easy to use and understand.
Dedicated – We believe our services really make a difference. Every client is allocated their own industry-qualified currency specialist, to assess and meet their individual currency requirements.


 

Reviews

Hundreds of reviews showing Halo's excellent customer service.
Gold Merchant Status for the fifth year running.
Average Customer Rating:
4.8/5
Independent Service Rating based on verified reviews. Read all reviews
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I feel confident that I will receive a good exchan...
13th Nov
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"as above"
I use Halo on all my transactions, I get the best ...
Robert - 13th Nov
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"No mess no fuss"
Quick, no mess no fuss. I hope the other 2 go so s...
Samantha - 13th Nov
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efficient, speedy service
Alvard - 13th Nov
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Quick, easy and reliable, highly recommend!
10th Nov
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"Excellent service"
Safe - straight forward - helpful efficient staff ...
8th Nov
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"See above"
The service was flawless, would recommend them to ...
7th Nov
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Excellent fast
6th Nov
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Used Halo for about 10 years now to transfer money...
Robert - 6th Nov
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Very responsive service. Even got a phone call fro...
Nigel - 6th Nov
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