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Admiral Markets increases efficiency of sign-up process with GBG

Published: Wednesday April 23, 2014

ID3global will improve customer identification, verification and security for international online trading platform

London, 23 April 2014

GBG, the global leader in Identity Intelligence, has announced that leading online Forex trading provider, Admiral Markets, has selected its flagship ID3global solution to enhance the customer sign-up process.  

A majority of Admiral Markets' users will now be able to join the online trading 

This development is a key step in enabling Admiral Markets' global expansion, with the Admiral Markets Group growing its client base by 30% year-on-year. The increased efficiency brought by GBG's software means that precious man-hours can be spent on encouraging this growth further rather than on manual data entry.

As an online trading platform, Admiral Markets is always looking for ways to enhance the process of engagement with   its community. But, as for any truly global company, only a truly global information provider could provide real value. ID3global delivers this while subscribing to regulatory demands and keeping subscribers, safe, with the leading software providing robust identity verification for over 3 billion people across the globe.

Elina Pederson, CEO at Admiral Markets UK, said: "We seek to make trading accessible to everyone across the globe, through breaking down traditional borders and levelling the playing field for B2C business interactions. GBG's technology supports us in our goal to expand our services to this a global audience spoilt for choice in an ever-increasing digitally connected world. Across the world, users can now be up and running in minutes, safe in the knowledge that their personal information is secure."

Glenn Porter, General Manager International Identity Verification at GBG, said: "We are very excited to be working with Admiral Markets as it expands its international operations. With the internet democratising international trade, consumers are less interested in the origin of their goods and services and more interested in the quality and efficiency of service and delivery. The companyAdmiral Markets is doing amazing things in the world of trading and as it continues to advance in to global territories, it is GBG's technology that will enable secure, reliable and speedy registration and identity verification. Admiral Markets joins exciting companies like Bitstamp, one of the world's largest Bitcoin exchanges, and Etsy, an ecommerce portal with over 800,000 online shops, which are already benefitting from ID3global's real-time service."

About Admiral Markets

Admiral Markets is a leading online Forex trading provider, as well as an emerging trading platform for precious metals, CFDs, stocks and fossil fuels. Since its foundation in 2001, Admiral Markets has continually expanded its range and reach. In 2011 alone, the company experienced a growth of 70 percent.

Today the Admiral Markets offers its services in more than 45 countries worldwide through its regulated trading companies, with Admiral Markets UK Ltd, Admiral Markets AS, Admiral Markets PTY and Admiralex Ltd holding licenses in the UK, the EU, Australia and Cyprus respectively. The company employs a staff of around 200 people globally.  

Recognising its growth and success, Admiral Markets was awarded the "Best FX Broker for the Baltic Region" and the "Best of the Best" Award by The New Europe magazine in 2012. In 2013 Admiral Markets has ranked the second best Forex Broker in Germany according to the Lesser Award. The Australian Financial Investor Smart Review magazine named it the best Forex broker for both novice and experienced traders in their 2013 FX awards test.

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