About Skrill

Skrill has been making digital payments simple, secure and quick since 2001. We’re an acknowledged world-leader in developing global payment solutions for people’s business and pleasure, whether they’re depositing funds on a gaming site, buying online or sending money to family and friends. We also meet the needs of businesses worldwide, helping them build a global customer base and drive growth. Skrill is a truly global company. Based at our London headquarters and our offices throughout Europe and the US, our staff of over 500 represents more than 30 nationalities.

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Our Company

  • 2001

    Moneybookers – later rebranded as the Skrill Group – is founded.

  • 2002

    The launch of moneybookers.com marks our first step towards helping consumers send money online with just an email address and a password.

  • 2002

    We become Europe’s first FCA-regulated e-money issuer.

  • 2007

    Investcorp Technology Partners completes the buyout of Moneybookers.

  • 2009

    We link up with eBay.

  • 2010

    We start our rebranding as Skrill, evolving to extend and improve the Moneybookers global payment network even further.

  • 2010

    Skrill rebrands and is ranked as the UK’s fastest-growing private-equity-backed company in the Sunday Times Deloitte League Buyout Track 100 table.

  • 2011

    Skrill adds Pay by Invoice and Pay by Installments to its product range after Payolution becomes part of the Skrill Group.

  • 2012

    Skrill 1-Tap, a market-leading single-click payment platform allowing optimal conversion and mobile phone-friendly transactions, is launched.

  • 2013

    Skrill acquires Paysafecard, Europe’s leading online prepaid payment provider, to become the preferred choice for online payments.

  • 2014

    Skrill acquires Ukash to extend the scale and reach of Paysafecard, further enhancing its position within Europe’s prepaid online marketplace.

  • Today

    Trusted by millions for every kind of online global payment, Skrill now makes payments simple, secure and quick in nearly 200 countries and 40 currencies.


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