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Our Story

We built a purpose-driven advisory firm to help businesses get more out of their customers payments.

Every day, we are working to create a more productive global payments ecosystem because conducting business in an increasingly cashless world has created enormous opportunity… and enormous complexity.

Businesses are caught in the middle of an overly complex payments landscape, heightened consumer expectations, and rapidly shrinking margins. And in a payments ecosystem that is as complex and everchanging as it is opaque, understanding the nuances behind the infinite number of payments variables at play - let alone putting those variables in context - is a tremendous challenge.

With our vision to reshape the payments industry, our mission is to equip businesses with industry expertise, data-driven technology, and unrivaled visibility into industry data to achieve best-in-market results through more legitimate transactions, with less fraud, all at a marketing leading cost for the solutions provided. 

Our Values

Be Collaborative

Motivating, teaching, challenging & supporting. We're inclusive, diverse, and open-minded – we’re always stronger as a team.

Own It

Drive things forward, overcome obstacles, and deliver exceptional results for our clients.

Be Bold & Have Fun

Energetic people who think big, are passionate about what we do, and most of all enjoy the journey.

Challenge the Status Quo

Curious, entrepreneurial people who seek to innovate and find new ways of doing things.

Insights From CMSPI

  • Publications

Insights Magazine - May 2022 Edition

The threat of fraud is hard to forecast and even harder to address. With more payment methods in customers’ wallets, increasing digital volumes, and demand for speedier checkouts, tackling fraud requires a balance between boosting approval rates, minimizing fraud losses, and avoiding false declines.

  • Blogs

SCA: What UK Merchants Need to Know from the EU Experience

In March 2022, following multiple delays, the UK joined its European neighbours in implementing the latest regulation intended to make ecommerce more secure. But SCA was more than many merchants bargained for, with initial estimates from Barclays suggesting that UK retailers lost £130 million in sales in the first month alone.

  • News

A Letter to the C-Suite: Your Checkout is Costing You Billions Every Year

In today’s competitive retail environment, businesses and their CEOs need to do everything they can to get ahead of their peers. The crucial final hurdle of any sale – the checkout – is fast becoming one of their biggest battlegrounds in the fight to gain and retain customers. But just as the checkout is becoming a crucial differentiator, it’s starting to disappear, leading even the largest merchants to fall short of maximising their revenues.