London-based Optal specialises in single-use virtual bank account numbers used by travel, insurance, education and procurement firms to make fast, secure payments to suppliers. International sales, which represent fees charged, grew to £179.9m in 2017, due to the growing online travel market. That year, managing director Rob Bishop, 62, led the acquisition of payment technology company Invapay.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank64
CompanyOptal
ActivityPayment services provider
LocationCentral London
2-yr av intl sales growth pa74.53%
International sales £000s179,872
Total sales £000s179,872
Staff65
Founded2002
Websitewww.optal.com

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