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Northern Trust to buy UBS’ fund services units in Luxembourg and Switzerland 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
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 Estonia’s Bigbank chooses Accuity to streamline account and payments screening processes Estonia-based Bigbank has chosen Accuity to optimize its account and payments screening processes as well as help it in identification of financial crime risk.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News International Bank of Qatar to license TSYS’ payment solutions platform International Bank of Qatar (ibq) has agreed to license TSYS’ future-focused PRIMESM payment solutions platform.
Banking Services > Payments > News
Ant Financial to invest $200m in South Korea's Kakao Pay By BBR Staff Writer
Ant Financial, the payment affiliate of Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba, is investing $200m in Kakao Pay, the mobile payment subsidiary of South Korean messaging platform giant Kakao.
Banking Services > Payments > News NatWest to launch speedy SME digital lending platform NatWest is launching a new digital platform to accelerate the lending process for small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News NCR introduces new family of ATM solutions By BBR Staff Writer
NCR has launched a new family of ATM solutions to help financial institutions transform retail banking and deliver omni-channel experiences.
Banking Services > Payments > News

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Banking Services

Estonia’s Bigbank chooses Accuity to streamline account and payments screening processes
Estonia-based Bigbank has chosen Accuity to optimize its account and payments screening processes as well as help it in identification of financial crime risk.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
International Bank of Qatar to license TSYS’ payment solutions platform
International Bank of Qatar (ibq) has agreed to license TSYS’ future-focused PRIMESM payment solutions platform.
Banking Services > Payments > News

Wealth & Assets Management

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
SoftBank to acquire Fortress Investment for $3.3bn
By BBR Staff Writer
Japan-based SoftBank has agreed to acquire US investment management firm Fortress Investment for about $3.3bn.
Wealth & Assets Management > Private Equity > 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

Temenos offers to acquire Australia's Rubik Financial
Banking and finance software specialist Temenos has entered into a binding Scheme Implementation Deed to acquire Rubik Financial, a software provider to the Australian financial services sector, through a Scheme of Arrangement.
Technology > Banking Technology > News
Swift hires cybersecurity firms to check fraud
By BBR Staff Writer
Interbank messaging network Swift has hired expert cyber security firms BAE Systems and Fox-IT to probe security incidents within customer environments.
Banking Services > Payments > 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

IBM completes acquisition of Promontory Financial
IBM announced it has completed the acquisition of Promontory Financial Group, a global risk management and regulatory compliance consulting firm.
Risk Management > News
Blom Bank selects Wolters Kluwer for risk management solutions
By BBR Staff Writer
Blom Bank, a Lebanese bank, has chosen Wolters Kluwer’s OneSumX to provide it operational risk software solution.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News