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The report discusses in detail the best practices and new concepts adopted by non-bank companies engaged in payments and financial services.
- It provides insights into the key industry dynamics of non-bank payments and financial services (NBPFS) providers, and drivers supporting the growth of the NBPFS sector.
- It captures insights such as the role of NBPFS providers in the economy, inefficiencies in the banking sector and the emergence of NBPFS providers as an alternative for certain consumer segments.
- It provides case examples to highlight the strategies and actions taken by NBPFS providers to increase their business potential.
Non-bank payments and financial service (NBPFS) providers are facing difficulties in terms of expanding and defending their market shares, as a result of changes in regulatory dynamics, the economic environment and competitive landscapes. Companies are under pressure to deleverage and seek alternative sources of profit, as key economies remain weak and competition has increased. In this altered environment, a new operating model is needed, one that is rooted in attaining a primary relationship with the customer through the rebuilding of trust and the forging of active customer relationships.
A number of NBPFS providers, both established and new, are setting best-practice examples in capitalizing on technology and their relationships with customers to enhance business potential, despite several hurdles to growth. This report explores key best practices adopted by NBPFS providers to stay competitive in the dynamic world of financial services.
New technology is being adopted by NBPFS providers all over the world to renovate their operating structures. By implementing analytical tools in lending processes, and incorporating communications devices and modes such as mobile phones and mobile broadband into their operations, NBPFS providers are shifting the focus from bricks-and-mortar branches towards digital structures to increase consumer convenience and lower costs. Mobile payments are also increasingly being adopted by customers and companies alike. Additionally, these communication channels are being used for advertising and branding purposes; several NBPFS are now utilizing mobile and social media platforms as a key part of the branding process for products and services.
While regulation in the NBPFS sector has traditionally been relatively liberal, the scenario is expected to change, primarily due to weaknesses exposed in the current financial system during the slowdown, and due to the persistent effects of the negative global economic environment. Regulatory pressures, however, are not only due to the negative economic environment, are also driven by the need to control money-laundering and its use in illicit activity. However, the sector's regulatory landscape is highly dependent on the region in which the company operates.
- This report provides insights into the key trends impacting the non-bank financial services sector, covering operational, technological and regulatory developments.
- Discusses key factors which drive the growth of NBPFS sectors.
- Discusses the issues and challenges faced by NBPFS providers such as rising regulatory pressure and changing competitive landscapes.
- Discusses best practices adopted by non-bank financial companies and payment service providers across different markets to target consumers.
- Discusses case studies to illustrate how the adoption of best practices enabled companies to strengthen their positions in the market.
Reasons To Buy
- Gain insight into strategies adopted and actions taken by NBPFS providers in various parts of the world to expand their businesses.
- Analyze the challenges on the business operations of NBPFS providers due to rising competition, increasing compliance costs, investment in IT infrastructure and regulatory developments.
- Assess the impact of regulations on the global NBPFS sector and how NBPFS providers have been taking initiatives to deal with regulatory changes.
- Analyze the key global operational, technological and regulatory trends and developments in the NBPFS sector.
Table of Contents
1. Executive Summary
2. Global NBPFS Industry Dynamics
- 2.1. Industry Snapshot and Future Outlook
- 2.2. Industry Growth Drivers
3. Emerging Trends and Challenges
- 3.1. Key Trends
- 3.1.1. Shift towards consumer-centric business models
- 3.1.2. Increased focus on targeting SMEs
- 3.1.3. Marketing efforts shifting to mobile platforms
- 3.1.4. Increased utilization of technology to lower costs and improve efficiency
- 3.1.5. Rising regulatory pressure for NBPFS providers
- 3.2. Issues and Challenges
4. Best Practices and Case Examples
- 4.1. Best Practices
- 4.1.1. Use of cost-effective solutions to target emerging markets
- 4.1.2. Partnerships to enhance value proposition and target larger customer base
- 4.1.3. Offering products with improved security levels to gain consumer confidence
- 4.1.4. Capitalizing on existing customer relationships
- 4.1.5. Capitalizing on opportunities presented by technological changes
- 4.1.6. Revenue enhancement through product bundling and cross selling
- 4.1.7. Changing business model and services offered to target unique consumer segments
- 4.2. Case Examples
- 4.2.1. Octopus cards - expansion beyond transport in Hong Kong
- 4.2.2. Telefonica betting big on the power of Direct to Bill
- 4.2.3. Deepening of mobile payments in Kenya via M-Pesa
- 4.2.4. Aviva Life Insurance goes beyond insurance to target rural market in India
- 4.2.5. Zopa emerging as a challenge for traditional lenders in the UK
- 4.2.6. Amazon capitalizing on its relationship with sellers
- 4.2.7. Bajaj Finance improves CRM by reducing loan processing times
- 4.2.8. Accion Texas' use of analytics to hone its micro-financing capability
- 4.2.9. GE Capital's bundling strategy to offer superior value proposition to client
- 5.1. Methodology
- 5.2. Contact Timetric
- 5.3. About Timetric
- 5.4. Timetric's Services
- 5.5. Disclaimer
List of Tables
- Table 1: NBPFS Providers' Industry Dynamics
- Table 2: Global AML Compliance Spending (US$ Million), 2008-2017
List of Figures
- Figure 1: Shift From Product- to Customer-Centric Pricing Approach
- Figure 2: Evolution of Pricing Models
- Figure 3: Number of Mobile Subscriptions (Million), 2009-2013
- Figure 4: Mobile Broadband Subscriptions (Million), 2009-2013
- Figure 5: Global AML Compliance Spending (US$ Million), 2008-2017
- Figure 6: Safaricom's M-Pesa Customers in Kenya (Million), FY2010-2013
- Figure 7: Safaricom's M-Pesa Revenue in Kenya (US$ Million), FY2010-2013