OUR HISTORY

The beginning of our journey onwards

Global Kapital Group was formed around a plain yet powerful idea: to deliver the best service in FinTech industry using the latest technology.

The group was founded in 2010 in London, with the GKFX brand as our flagship. Soon enough, GKFX sent ripples throughout the brokerage industry. Our innovative and reliable service earned us a distinguished position and loyal clients.

Digital and corporate banking, as well as alternative finance have become our new areas of expertise.

Over the decade, we grew steadily and sustainably, becoming the global company we are today with 28 offices and +2,000 team members.

Our proud moments

2020
2020
  • Record high financial performance

  • Complete rebuilding of the GKFX, GKFX Prime & GKG Websites

  • GKFX Prime app launches

  • Operations launch in LATAM and India

Best Overall Forex
Broker 2020

2019
2019
  • We become the Official Forex Trading Partner of Arsenal FC

  • GKFX UK is rebranded as GKPro

  • GKFX starts onboarding clients from Italy and Romania

  • GKFX Prime starts offering MT5 and adds Russian, Azerbaijani and Portuguese to support team

  • GKBank receives regulatory operating licence in the US.

  • Alternative Finance enters Poland.

  • AKFX Financial Services Ltd. starts operating under the brand name GKFX

Best Forex
Application 2019

Best IB Program
2019

2018
2018
  • We acquire Forex and CFD trading firm Cresco Capital Markets, regulated by MFSA

  • We form a partnership with ACP, a market-maker brokerage firm in Indonesia

  • myKredit enters Indonesia and Vietnam

  • myKredit has new products, channels & services, including mobile loans & risk-based pricing

  • GKBANK is founded in the US, serving retail and corporate clients

Winner Best Trading Education 2018

2017
2017
  • GKFX Prime opens an office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

  • gkPay starts serving small and medium companies through business wallet

  • myKredit fully automates the loans and lending process

  • New version of Partners Portal launches

International Financal Awards 2017

Best Islamic Account
Broker 2017

Best Forex Trading Platform 2017

Best Broker of
Asia in 2017

2016
2016
  • GKInvest launches in Indonesia

  • GKFX Prime opens an office in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, Vietnam

  • GKFX Prime opens an office in Bangkok, Thailand

  • myKredit starts lending in in Spain and Australia

  • gkPay becomes Mastercard principal member and obtains issuing licence

  • gkPay receives contactless, multi-currency debit Mastercard in Europe

Best Broker of Indonesia 2016

Best Customer Service 2016

Best Tablet Trading App 2016

Best Broker of Mena And Africa 2016

2015
2015
  • GKFX Prime becomes the Official Partner of AC Milan

  • myKredit and gkCapital are founded and licenced by FCA

  • GKOption is founded

  • gkPay is founded and licenced by FCA

Best CFD Broker - Online Broker Portal 2015

Best FX Pricing 2015

2014
2014
  • GKFX Prime sponsors Chinese orphans' educations

  • GKFX Prime becomes donor to Save The Children Indonesia foundation

Best Price Performance Ratio 2013

Forex Broker of the Year Ratio 2013

2013
2013
  • We acquire JFSA licence holder Ouji Securities and rename it ‘GKFX Japan’

  • GKPM is founded Guangzhou, China

  • We release our in-house developed tool, Multi Account Manager (MAM)

Best Forex Promotion 2013

Most Popular CFD Broker 2013

Best Investment Trading Platform 2013

Best Chinese Forex Broker 2013

2012
2012
  • GKFX Prime is licensed by BVI FSC and starts operating

  • We open new offices in UAE and China

  • GKFX ECN is established in Russia

  • GKFX starts to offer liquidity providing (LP) & institutional brokerage services on top of retail FX

  • Soon after, we onboard the first institutional account

Best Forex Broker 2012

Most Promising Forex Firm 2012

Best Forex Broker 2012

2011
2011
  • Partners portal launches for IBs

  • GKFX opens new offices in Spain and Germany

2010
2010
  • GKFX is licensed by FCA and starts serving clients in UK

  • GKFX becomes the first company to integrate spread betting into MT4