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CaixaBank buys Barclays’ Spanish assets for €800m CaixaBank has entered into a €800m deal with Barclays Bank to purchase the latter's Spanish unit that manages retail, wealth management and corporate banking businesses. Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
FBC Bank secures $60m syndicated loan to boost Zimbabwean economy By BBR Staff Writer
Standard Chartered Zimbabwe, together with Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft and Investec Asset Management Proprietary Limited acted as Joint Mandated Lead Arrangers (MLAs) in the recently concluded USD60 million, three year syndicated term loan facility for FBC Bank Limited (FBC).
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News Lloyds Banking Group updates on complaints performance By BBR Staff Writer
Lloyds Banking Group is today providing an update on its complaints handling performance for the first half of 2014.
News FBI probes cyber attack on JPMorgan and four other banks in US By BBR Staff Writer
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is probing the cyber attacks on JPMorgan Chase and four other banks that could have led to the theft of customer information.
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CaixaBank buys Barclays’ Spanish assets for €800m By BBR Staff Writer
CaixaBank has entered into a €800m deal with Barclays Bank to purchase the latter's Spanish unit that manages retail, wealth management and corporate banking businesses.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News CaixaBank signs €500m deal with Fujitsu for contactless cash machines in Spain By BBR Staff Writer
Spain’s CaixaBank has awarded a €500m deal to Fujitsu for manufacturing 8,500 contactless cash machines.
News D+H launches new CreditPath lending platform By BBR Staff Writer
DH Corporation announced today the launch of a new release of CreditPath, the Company’s integrated lending platform for commercial and industrial lending, commercial real estate lending, small business lending, consumer lending and equipment finance.
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FBC Bank secures $60m syndicated loan to boost Zimbabwean economy
By BBR Staff Writer
Standard Chartered Zimbabwe, together with Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft and Investec Asset Management Proprietary Limited acted as Joint Mandated Lead Arrangers (MLAs) in the recently concluded USD60 million, three year syndicated term loan facility for FBC Bank Limited (FBC).
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
FBI probes cyber attack on JPMorgan and four other banks in US
By BBR Staff Writer
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is probing the cyber attacks on JPMorgan Chase and four other banks that could have led to the theft of customer information.
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Wealth & Assets Management

BMO Global selects Charles River investment management solution
By BBR Staff Writer
Charles River, an enterprise-wide, front- and middle-office investment management solution provider, announced that BMO Global Asset Management has selected the Charles River Investment Management Solution (Charles River IMS) for its Hong Kong and London operations.
Wealth & Assets Management > Asset Management > News
BlackRock introduces Multi-Manager Alternative Strategies Fund
By BBR Staff Writer
BlackRock launched the BlackRock Multi-Manager Alternative Strategies Fund (BMMAX) (the “Fund”), designed to offer individual investors the opportunity to access multiple alternative investment strategies in a single open-end mutual fund.
Wealth & Assets Management > Mutual Funds > News

Intermediaries

Russian Government to buy VTB Bank and Rosselkhozbank for $6.6bn
By BBR Staff Writer
The Russian Ministry of Finance will purchase shares of VTB Bank and Rosselkhozbank (Russian Agricultural Bank) for around RUB239bn ($6.6bn) to boost the banks’ Tier 1 capital.
Intermediaries > ECN & Exchanges > News
Broadridge, TDCC Ssgns MOU to cooperate with StockVote system
By BBR Staff Writer
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of technology-driven solutions for financial firms and corporate issuers globally, has reached an agreement with the Taiwanese central depository, Taiwan Depository & Clearing Corporation (TDCC), to establish direct links with the TDCC’s new electronic voting system for Taiwanese shareholder meetings, StockVote.
Intermediaries > Custody & Clearing > News

Technology

Wells Fargo launches accelerator programme to support fintech start-ups
By BBR Staff Writer
American banking and financial services company Well Fargo has launched a new Startup Accelerator programme to support firms that develop financial technology (fintech) products.
Banking Services > Payments > News
TD Bank launches mobile check deposit feature for business customers
By BBR Staff Writer
TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, has introduced mobile check deposit through the TD Bank BusinessDirect app for Android™ and iPhone® devices, making it easier for business customers to deposit checks into their accounts on-the-go.
Technology > Banking Technology > News

Policies & Regulatory Compliance

RBS, Natwest to pay £14.5m for improper mortgage advice
By BBR Staff Writer
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) of the UK has ordered the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and NatWest to pay a fine of around £14.5m for failing to meet advisory standards in mortgage sales business.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
Bank of America to pay $16.65bn fine over faulty mortgages
By BBR Staff Writer
The US Department of Justice has ordered the Bank of America (BofA) to pay $16.65bn to settle the claims over selling risky mortgage securities prior to the 2008 financial crisis.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News

Risk Management

Wells Fargo launches accelerator programme to support fintech start-ups
By BBR Staff Writer
American banking and financial services company Well Fargo has launched a new Startup Accelerator programme to support firms that develop financial technology (fintech) products.
Banking Services > Payments > News
Faisal Islamic Bank of Egypt selects SunGard risk management solutions
By BBR Staff Writer
Faisal Islamic Bank of Egypt, the first Islamic Bank in Egypt, has selected SunGard’s suite of enterprise risk management solutions to help build a new operational framework for improved risk exposure, reporting and Basel compliance.
Risk Management > News

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