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26-08-2020

flexigroup rebrands as 'humm' for $140m buy now, pay later push

flexiGgroup is raising $140 million in fresh equity, will rebrand as humm and is seeking to offload its commercial leasing operation as it continues a metamorphosis into a pure buy now, pay later player.

26-08-2020

flexigroup rebrands to humm as it seeks piece of BNPL action

flexigroup chief executive Rebecca James says the company's move to change its name to humm is more than a makeover of its branding, as it seeks to transform itself into a buy now, pay later operator.

26-08-2020

flexigroup announces FY20 result and $140M capital raise

Fintech company flexigroup has released its full annual report for the 2020 financial year and announced a $140 million capital raise.

26-08-2020

flexigroup records strong growth for humm and bundll

flexigroup has recorded sharp increases in customers and transactions across its businesses.

23-07-2020

A different perspective on BNPL

CEO Rebecca James discusses the phenomenal growth achieved by humm in Q4 2020.

20-07-2020

BNPL players' changed strategy with retailers: Lens on flexigroup

A diversified full-service payments company, FlexiGroup Limited onboarded a record number of merchants to both instore and online by June 2020 with new online merchants growing by 54% in 4Q20 as compared to 4Q19.

20-07-2020

flexigroup encourages Kiwis to shop, eat and travel local

Flexigroup has released a new campaign initiative which is set to reward Kiwis who shop local.

20-07-2020

flexigroup humming as an Afterpay for large transactions

A record number of e-commerce and instore integrations have led Flexigroup's buy-now pay-later platform Humm to grow significantly during the fourth quarter.

23-07-2020

flexigroup's humm signs on new brands, delivers big Q4 results

flexigroup's buy now, pay later service humm has signed on dozens of new retailers and health providers, capping off a strong fourth quarter.

13-07-2020

Kanga News Awards 2019 Market people of the year

flexigroup Group Treasurer Bianca Spata is named one of the KangaNews Market People of the Year for her contribution to the development of Australian and New Zealand debt markets.

07-07-2020

flexigroup appoints former NAB exec

flexigroup has appointed the former customer executive of NAB Private as its new chief financial officer.

30-06-2020

CommSec Executive Series: Rebecca James

flexigroup CEO, Rebecca James speaks with Tom Piotrowski about the recent transformation of the business, the performance of group’s various segments including BNPL provider Humm and insights in to consumer behaviour during the COVID19 inflicted lockdown.  

24-06-2020

humm is humming as is the flexigroup share price

flexigroup CEO Rebecca James speaks to ausbiz TV about reaching a major milestone of over 2 million interest free instalment customers and her breakdown of what is driving the growth.

23-06-2020

flexigroup exceeds 2.1 million BNPL customers

Payments company flexigroup, which owns numerous buy now, pay later services, has exceeded 2.1 million Trans-Tasman interest-free instalment customers.

28-02-2020

The industry celebrates many golds at the NZDM Awards

Marketers and clients of the industry gathered last night in the Cordis to celebrate the New Zealand Direct Marketing (NZDM) Awards.

25-02-2020

flexigroup's bundll product shows 'green shoots'

A year into its three-year transformation, FlexiGroup says its shift into providing "everyday" app-based payment options – including a new buy now, pay later product called bundll which is being marketed for groceries and takeaway food – will lift transaction volumes and profits for the full-year.

25-02-2020

flexigroup shrugs off the unusual handicap

One year into a three-year turnaround, Flexigroup is showing it can grow a consumer brand in a ultra competitive market.

26-09-2019

flexigroup humming as buy now, pay later takes off

flexigroup has flirted with a billion-dollar market valuation for the first time in years after reporting signs that its foray into the buy now pay later market with its brand humm is gaining traction.

09-09-2019

The CEO who still fills in a timesheet

Rebecca James took over as CEO of consumer credit company flexigroup in October 2018. She sat down for breakfast with AFR BOSS magazine at Bambini Trust, in Sydney's Circular Quay.

27-08-2019

‘Like a debit card on steroids’: flexigroup seals Mastercard buy now, pay later deal

flexigroup has turned up the heat in the buy now, pay later sector with a Mastercard partnership that promises to disrupt the business model of market leaders such as Afterpay by not charging retailers for the service.

18-07-2019

We’re focusing on setting a new course: Rebecca James

Throughout her career, Rebecca James has juggled challenges while fundamentally transforming businesses, qualities that put her in good stead for the role of CEO of flexigroup.

28-03-2019

Farmers introduce the Farmers Mastercard

After the poor reception of the group’s loyalty card revamp a few years ago, Farmers are preparing to debut a new scheme which aims to re-engage customers with their company. The new endeavour is a partnership with finance product company flexigroup.

27-02-2019

flexigroup transforms “Buy Now, Pay Later” offering

flexigroup invented the “Buy Now, Pay Later” concept in Australia over 20 years ago. Now, set with a new CEO and a simplified product offering, the company is ready to offer customers a greatly improved experience. flexigroup’s new CEO, Rebecca James, explains that the existing suite of over 20 products and brands will be scaled back, allowing them to focus on four core consumer products.

07-02-2019

Paw-ternity leave policy launched for new pet owners

You've heard about parental leave, but what about paw-rental leave? Financial services firm flexigroup has introduced an employment policy designed to help pet owners better balance their work and home lives.