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Home BancShares to merge Stonegate Bank Home BancShares has entered into an agreement to acquire Florida-based Stonegate Bank in a deal worth $749.8m. Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
Wells Fargo introduces 13,000 card-free ATMs for mobile customers Wells Fargo Bank customers now have card-free access to all of the company's 13,000 ATMs, coast-to-coast.
Banking Services > Payments > News Home BancShares to merge Stonegate Bank Home BancShares has entered into an agreement to acquire Florida-based Stonegate Bank in a deal worth $749.8m.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News Creamfinance secures €21m funding from Capitech Bank European fintech, Creamfinance has closed a €21m funding in Series B financing from Capitec Bank.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
Accenture to purchase payments consulting firm First Annapolis Accenture has agreed to acquire payments consulting and advisory firm, First Annapolis Consulting in a move to expand its capabilities in the payments segment.
Banking Services > Payments > News Deutsche Bank commits to new London HQ despite Brexit German banking giant Deutsche Bank has opted to shift its London headquarters to a new location, easing concerns over the exit of large financial firms from the city after Brexit.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News RBS to close 158 branches in UK Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has announced that it would close 158 branches in the UK, as more customers switch to digital banking.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News

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Banking Services

Wells Fargo introduces 13,000 card-free ATMs for mobile customers
Wells Fargo Bank customers now have card-free access to all of the company's 13,000 ATMs, coast-to-coast.
Banking Services > Payments > News
Home BancShares to merge Stonegate Bank
Home BancShares has entered into an agreement to acquire Florida-based Stonegate Bank in a deal worth $749.8m.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News

Wealth & Assets Management

T. Rowe Price launches new digital investment advisory solution
T. Rowe Price has launched a new discretionary investment management and advisory solution for investors who want access to actively managed mutual funds and management of their portfolios to assist them in achieving long-term retirement savings goals.
Wealth & Assets Management > Asset Management > News
Northern Trust to buy UBS’ fund services units in Luxembourg and Switzerland
By BBR Staff Writer
Northern Trust has agreed to acquire UBS Asset Management's fund administration servicing units in Luxembourg and Switzerland for an undisclosed sum.
Wealth & Assets Management > Asset Management > News

Intermediaries

Euronext, AX Trading partner to launch pan-European block trading MTF
Euronext has partnered with US-based FinTech company, AX Trading to create a new block trading service for equities.
Intermediaries > Prime Brokerages > News
ECB, Bank of Japan partner for distributed ledger technology research
The European Central Bank (ECB) and Bank of Japan have announced to launch a joint research project to study the possible use of distributed ledger technology (DLT) for market infrastructure.
Intermediaries > ECN & Exchanges > News

Technology

Kenya's Sidian Bank taps IBM Cloud in new digital drive
Kenya-based Sidian Bank has selected IBM Cloud and Cognitive solutions to speed up its digital transformation.
Banking Services > Commercial Banking > News
AlphaPoint completes blockchain trial with Scotiabank
AlphaPoint has closed a successful proof of technology tapping on the AlphaPoint Distributed Ledger Platform (ADLP) with Scotiabank (BNS).
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News

Policies & Regulatory Compliance

Redwood submits banking licence application to UK authorities
Acorn Financial Partners, a new venture founded and led by Jonathan Rowland, announced that it has submitted a banking licence application to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA).
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
Amicus applies for banking licence in UK
Amicus Finance announced that it has submitted a banking licence application to the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News

Risk Management

Accenture opens innovation center for finance & risk in New York
Accenture has inaugurated a North American innovation hub in New York for the finance and risk sector to help financial institutions to quickly develop and scale advanced data, analytics and reporting initiatives.
Risk Management > News
Societe Generale strengthens collateral management relationship with Lombard Risk
Lombard Risk Management and Societe Generale have extended their global strategic partnership for the Collateral Management Solution COLLINE.
Risk Management > News