Euro Pacific Bank

Migration Update: Oct 8, 2022

Published: October 8, 2022

Dear Customers,

The following details are applied to those of you who wish to opt-out of Qenta migration:

Due to a technical issue, some of the recently unblocked accounts did not have the full functionality to request outgoing wires as expected. As such, the opt-out deadline has been extended to Friday, October 14, 2022 for all cash deposit clients.

This means that, should you not want your account to migrate to Qenta, you should request an outgoing wire by no later than October 14th, through eBanking, to another account in the same name (first party wire) or that of the same beneficial owners if you have a corporate account.

If you are encountering any difficulties, please feel free as always to contact our Client Services team through the Support Center or through [email protected].

Summary of Recent Events

  • OCIF suspended Euro Pacific Bank and appointed a receiver (or “trustee”) to manage all bank operations and assets on June 30, 2022
  • Currency conversions, outgoing wire transfer form, precious metals trading, and mutual fund trading re-enabled in eBanking on August 29th
  • OCIF and trustee fully approved Liquidation Plan for Euro Pacific Bank on September 6, 2022
  • Interactive Brokers awaiting further information from receiver to transfer client positions to new brokerage accounts
  • Mutual fund sell orders awaiting approval from Interactive Brokers, its custodian
  • Euro Pacific Bank’s correspondent bank will begin processing transactions in collaboration with the receiver
  • Blocked accounts to be temporarily unblocked by Euro Pacific Bank so customers may provide missing information for accounts to remain active with Qenta or to wire available funds to a destination account in their name and the subsequent closing of the account. Otherwise accounts will remain blocked.
  • Unblocked accounts have full functionality. Opt-out deadline to be extended to Oct 14, 2022 for clients to request outgoing wires.

LAST UPDATED: FEBRUARY 19, 2024

August 29, 2022: Euro Pacific Bank liquidation has commenced. Please read our formal instructions here as it is time-sensitive.

September 2, 2022: Update on pending transactions, brokerage, and account migration.

September 8, 2022: Qenta has emailed a welcome letter to all EPB clients. You can read a copy of it here.

September 16, 2022: Update on pending transactions for clients opting out of Qenta Inc. migration.

September 28, 2022: Update on pending transactions for clients opting out of Qenta Inc. migration.

September 30, 2022: Update on bank liquidation, pending transactions, and migration of assets to Qenta Inc.

October 8, 2022: Update on opt-out deadline for EPB clients who do not wish to migrate their account to Qenta Inc..

October 14, 2022: Customer Update & Townhall.

October 21, 2022: Update on Opt-out deadline - Extended.

November 01, 2022: Mutual funds & outgoing wire requests update.

December 05, 2022: Migration & liquidation update.

December 16, 2022: Comprehensive FAQ is published.

January 27, 2023: Correspondent bank update.

March 8, 2023: Migration & liquidation update.

March 31, 2023: Migration & liquidation update.

April 20, 2023: Liquidation update- Action required.

May 05, 2023: Migration & Liquidation update.

May 31, 2023: Migration & Liquidation update.

June 17, 2023: Receiver's report.

June 23, 2023: Migration & Liquidation update.

July 20, 2023: Migration & Liquidation update.

September 01, 2023: Migration & Liquidation update.

September 22, 2023: Report & Communication Portal.

September 22, 2023: Report & Communication Portal.

November 20, 2023: Progress Report (Opt-out Only).

November 21, 2023: Migration Update (Opt-in Only).

February 02, 2024: Migration & Liquidation update.

February 19, 2024: Migration & Liquidation update.