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Visa makes a huge fintech bet with $5.3bn acquisition of Plaid

Visa makes a huge fintech bet with $5.3bn acquisition of Plaid

Visa is to acquire US payments giant Plaid for $5.3bn, a software startup that is used by the likes of Venmo, Robinhood and Coinbase....
Blucora agrees to acquire HK Financial Services for $160m

Blucora agrees to acquire HK Financial Services for $160m

Blucora expects the acquisition of HK Financial Services to add around $4.4bn to its total client assets, taking its total to over $72bn S-based tax-smart...
Aozora Bank to acquire 15% stake in Vietnamese lender OCB Bank

Aozora Bank to acquire 15% stake in Vietnamese lender OCB Bank

The Japanese bank, through the alliance with OCB Bank, plans to promote new investment banking and on-line banking operations in Vietnam. Aozora Bank, a Japanese...
WesBanco completes acquisition of Old Line Bancshares

WesBanco completes acquisition of Old Line Bancshares

Diversified financial services company WesBanco has completed its previously announced acquisition of Old Line Bancshares, the parent company of Old Line Bank, a chartered...
RBB Bancorp to acquire Chicago-based Pacific Global Bank for £26m

RBB Bancorp to acquire Chicago-based Pacific Global Bank for £26m

Pacific Global Bank has £180m in total assets, £136m in total loans and total deposits of £196m as of this June RBB Bancorp (RBB) has...
First Data, Visa and Samsung unveil SoftPOS contactless payment solution

First Data, Visa and Samsung unveil SoftPOS contactless payment solution

The new SoftPOS solution is designed to enable mobile devices to be used for contactless transactions of any amount without any additional equipment Fiserv’s First...
Invesco Asset management

First Defiance to acquire United Community Financial for £383m

The combination of First Defiance and United Community is expected to have nearly $6.1bn (£4.95bn) in assets, $5bn (£4.05bn) in loans and $4.9bn (£3.97bn)...
US Bank acquires Palo Alto-based software company talech

US Bank acquires Palo Alto-based software company talech

The acquisition of talech could help US Bank increase its digital expertise to increase value of technology which interacts with customers. Minnesota-based US Bank has...
BIDV digital trade finance transformation

BIDV chooses Surecomp for digital trade finance transformation

Finance trade partner Surecomp has formed an agreement with Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV) to implement a new...
FCN Bank

Indiana based FCN Banc signs merger deal with DSA Financial

FCN Bank has signed a merger deal with rival Indiana-based bank holding company DSA Financial to create a major community bank in the south-eastern...

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