OSTHAVEN is a highly specialized management consultancy for the payment and banking sector. With the combination of entrepreneurial spirit and profound know-how we support you in realizing your goals. As a reliable consultant and competent partner, we accompany you step by step through your challenges. Strong identification with our customers is the prerequisite for the development of successful solutions that meet the constant market changes and customer requirements. In doing so, we always act pragmatic, full of passion and visionary.
Strategic support of the go-to-market approach for an online payment product suite in the DACH region.
Interim management at leading entities in the payment sphere on senior and upper management level (B- and C-Level) with technical and leadership responsibility.
Strategic and operational support for the further development of the leading payment method at the POS and in eCommerce in Germany (girocard).
Conception and establishment of a payment service provider function for an e-commerce marketplace at a medium-sized merchant bank.
Conception and execution of a suitable payment service provider (PSP), as well as the necessary acquirers for the further extension of online checkout as part of the digitalization and introduction of a new transport product.
Documentation of the day-to-day clearing and settlement processes of merchant acquiring and own e-money issuing. Support in optimizing existing billing processes with regard to the regulatory requirements in various European countries.
Senior/Subject Matter Expert Advisory in the context of reviewing M&A opportunities for leading private equity firms in the payment industry.
Transformation of a major savings bank from a classic intermediary business for terminal and acceptance business, to an independently operating commercial network service provider (NSP).
Technical conception for the introduction of two Asian wallet service providers for the business area of POS and E-Commerce as well as the subsequent implementation into regular operation.
WITH DEEP KNOWLEDGE AND INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE WE HAVE EVALUATED, RETHOUGHT, CHANGED, SUPPORTED, LAUNCHED, SHAPED AND EXPANDED.
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