Founded by Phil Boland and Marc Binck, The B2 Group is based in Luxembourg. Phil and Marc have a unique track record of innovation in Straight Through Processing (STP) financial messaging and complex integration between financial institutions which is core to the company's success. Over recent years, the team has grown significantly and a number of of expert technologists and business executives have joined the company adding a depth and breadth of experience and expertise that is highly regarded in the industry. Some of the company's key milestones since 2000 include:

  • February 2016 - The B2 Group launches Multi-Bank Integrator automated cash and treasury banking integration platform for Corporates
  • March 2015 - expanding UK team move to new City of London premises.
  • January 2014 - The B2 Group opens Customer Development and Training Centre in Luxembourg.
  • February 2013 - The B2 Group launches its PayEX automated payments execution service on GTS.
  • November 2012 - The B2 Group establishes partnership agreements with local financial sector software and service companies in New York and Johannesburg for expansion into the United States and South Africa.
  • January 2012 - The B2 Group sells software product division of RCP to UK FX software and services vendor Deal Hub, retaining the FX STP business, which now links a number of buy-side banks to the world's ten largest FX trading venues – transaction value per month across GTS is now over 15 billion dollars.
  • August 2011 - The B2 Group launches first electronic channel banking STP service on GTS for corporate to transaction bank integration for Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
  • December 2010 - The B2 Group acquires UK Payments specialist TDI Consulting Limited, along with several transaction banking clients.
  • November 2010 - The B2 Group launches GTS, transacting FX post-trade confirmations on behalf of First Gulf Bank of Abu Dhabi.
  • August 2010 - The B2 Group's state-of-the-art dual active data centre infrastructure is completed, providing "hi-availability" environment to house the revolutionary The B2 Group's Global Transaction Service (GTS) Platform.
  • April 2010 - The B2 Group acquires RCP Limited, a long standing UK based FX software and services vendor, along with over 40 international banking clients.
  • January 2010 - The B2 Group gains accreditation from the Luxembourg financial regulator to commence operations on behalf of banking clients.
  • June 2009 - The B2 Group is founded as a dedicated vendor of hosted financial messaging and integration services, established using proceeds from the sale of AB along with Luxembourg private equity – the current ownership structure is born.
  • December 2007 - Sale of AB to Bravura Solutions is concluded.
  • December 2006 - AB initiates sale to Australian financial software and services vendor Bravura Solutions – at this point software designed by The B2 Group's team is independently estimated to carry over half of all European cross-border funds transactions, and counting most major banks and fund companies involved in Investment Funds processing as clients.
  • August 2005 - AB launches its first hosted financial messaging service, connecting Allfunds Bank in Spain to Euroclear (formerly EMX) in the UK.
  • January 2003 - AB's Babel Integrator software platform launched, delivering automated payments integration between Bank of America and State Street Bank.
  • January 2002 - Phil and Marc found AB Prodata, an independent software vendor dedicated to STP for the Payments and Investment Funds sectors.
  • October 2000 - Clearstream's Vestima investment funds order management system, designed and managed by The B2 Groups team, is launched.