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Mastercard Inks Bahrain Blockchain Partnership

Mastercard Inks Bahrain Blockchain Partnership

Mastercard is collaborating with Bahrain’s Electronic Network for Financial Transactions (BENEFIT) to develop a blockchain-powered B2B payments solution. Together, the firms are developing a platform...
WhatsApp Moves Payments From Pilot To Rollout In India

WhatsApp Moves Payments From Pilot To Rollout In India

Following a year-long pilot, WhatsApp is now officially introducing a payments utility in India. The Facebook-owned messaging app is responding to the increased demand for...
SWIFT X-Border Payments

SWIFT Readies ISO 20022 For X-Border Payments

Payments messaging firm SWIFT has released its first set of guidelines for financial institutions using the ISO 20022 payments messaging standard to complete cross-border...
USAAs investment management assets for £145bn

Charles Schwab to buy USAAs investment management assets for £145bn

The acquisition will scale up Charles Schwab’s portfolio with the addition of $90bn (£72.4bn) in assets and more than one million accounts US-based financial services...
Starling Bank

Starling Bank partners with SumUp to speed up card payments for businesses

Starling Bank will provide SumUp and its card reader merchants access to its API-based banking infrastructure to help businesses receive next-day payments A partnership between...
Billtrusts Business Payments Network

Visa and JP Morgan help businesses make payments faster with Billtrusts Business Payments Network

Visa and Billtrust  announced that J.P. Morgan will utilize Billtrust’s Business Payments Network (BPN), streamlining the delivery of electronic B2B payments for J.P. Morgan...
Midland States Bancorp

Midland States Bancorp completes acquisition of HomeStar Financial Group

Midland States Bancorp has completed its acquisition of HomeStar Financial Group, the parent company of HomeStar Bank and Financial Services. As of March 31, 2019,...

JPMorgan Chase wraps up InstaMed acquisition

With the acquisition, innovative healthcare payment solutions offered by InstaMed will use JPMorgan’s payment capabilities to provide an easier and more convenient system. US-based investment...
South Plains Financial to acquire West Texas State Bank

South Plains Financial to acquire West Texas State Bank

The acquisition will help South Plains Financial to strengthen its presence in Texas with 26 branches and 13 mortgage production offices South Plains Financial (SPFI)...
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Reinforcing its Private Assets business Schroders completes full acquisition of Secquaero

Schroders acquired 30% of Secquaero in 2013 and entered into a partnership to serve institutional clients’ growing interest for Insurance Linked Securities (ILS). From...

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