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Cornerstone FS PLC
23 January 2024

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23 January 2024


Cornerstone FS plc

("Cornerstone" or "the Company" or "the Group")


Agreement with Mastercard

Expansion of customer offering to include corporate card scheme


Cornerstone FS plc (AIM: CSFS), a foreign exchange and payments solutions company offering multi-currency accounts to businesses and individuals through its proprietary technology platform, is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with Mastercard to launch a corporate card scheme.


Under the agreement, Cornerstone will be able to issue commercial cards co-branded and supported by Mastercard for the Group's corporate customers. The Group expects to launch the corporate card scheme during Q3 2024.    


This represents execution on the Group's stated strategy to expand the payment methods offered to customers and to enhance its capabilities through establishing partnerships.


James Hickman, CEO of Cornerstone, said: "We are thrilled to have entered this long-term agreement with Mastercard, which will expand our product offer to include commercial cards. This additional payment rail will provide our customers with greater choice and flexibility in managing their business expenses - and it is a key step towards our goal of offering our clients the ability to pay in or pay out, in any currency, via any payment method anywhere in the world."





Cornerstone FS plc 

+44 (0)203 971 4865

James Hickman, Chief Executive Officer 

Judy Happe, Chief Financial Officer 

SPARK Advisory Partners Limited (Nomad) 

+44 (0)203 368 3550

Mark Brady, Adam Dawes 

Shore Capital (Broker) 

+44 (0)207 408 4090

Daniel Bush, Tom Knibbs (Corporate Advisory)

Guy Wiehahn (Corporate Broking)

Gracechurch Group (Financial PR) 

+44 (0)204 582 3500 

Harry Chathli, Claire Norbury



About Cornerstone FS plc


Cornerstone FS plc (AIM: CSFS) is a foreign exchange and payments company offering multi-currency accounts and payment solutions to businesses and individuals. Headquartered in the City of London, Cornerstone combines a proprietary technology platform with a high level of personalised service to support clients with payments in over 150 countries in 58 currencies. With a track record of over 12 years, Cornerstone has the expertise, experience and expanding global partner network to be able to execute complex cross-border payments. It is fully regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority as an Electronic Money Institution through its wholly owned subsidiary company Cornerstone Payment Solutions  

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