Sigue Global Services Ltd. , the international affiliate of money transfer leader, Sigue Corporation, today announced the launch of its remittance services into Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Sigue will partner in the territory with Golden Crown, one of the largest payment system networks in Russia with approximately 49,000 agent locations throughout Russia, the CIS, and other countries, including Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.
“This is an important milestone for Sigue in our goal to achieve fast, reliable and secure access to financial services for customers in every region of the world,” said Joseph Aguilar, President of Sigue Global Services Ltd. “Partnering with Golden Crown offers us incredible opportunities from day one in Russia and the CIS with its established large presence and trusted reputation as a member of the Center of Financial Technologies Group.”
Under the partnership, Sigue customers will be able to send and receive convenient cash payments at any of Golden Crown’s existing locations.
“The partnership with Sigue is strategic for us. We highly value the expertise of our new partner as one of the leaders in the global cross-border remittance market. This cooperation will extend the geographic reach of Golden Crown transfers to European countries and help reinforce our partnership positions in a whole range of countries, including Greece, Cyprus, Italy, Spain, and France. Moreover, new send and receive locations in Portugal and Austria will become available to Golden Crowncustomers,” said Ivan Sitnov, Director of Golden Crown money transfer service.