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Reserve Bank of India reschedules implementation of Basel III
By BBR Staff Writer
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has rescheduled the date for implementation of Basel III, an international banking capital regulation, to 1 April 2013 from the earlier deadline of 1 January 2013.
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Pandyan Grama Bank to introduce ATMs, 17 branches
By BBR Staff Writer
India-based Pandyan Grama Bank, the regional rural bank sponsored by Indian Overseas Bank (IOB), is all set to launch ATMs and will open 17 more branches in districts, before closing of the current financial year.
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Element Financial to acquire Nexcap
By BBR Staff Writer
Element Financial has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ontario-based Nexcap Finance approximately $20m plus the assumption of existing net debt.
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ADCS inks $68m banking facilities agreement with Al Hilal Bank
By BBR Staff Writer
UAE-based Al Dhafra Co-operative Society (ADCS) has signed AED250m ($68m) banking facilities agreement with Al Hilal Bank.
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Sumitomo Mitsui Financial eyes Asia's non-banking retail markets
By BBR Staff Writer
Japan-based Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG) is gearing up to boost its presence in the Asia Pacific region through its non-banking segments such as consumer finance and credit.
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KBC Group to sell Absolut Bank to group of Russian companies
By BBR Staff Writer
Belgium-based integrated multi-channel bancassurance firm KBC Group is planning to sell its Russian banking subsidiary Absolut Bank to a group of Russian companies, which oversee the assets of the second largest non-state pension fund in Russia, 'Blagosostoyanie'.
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Secure Trust Bank to purchase V12 Group
By BBR Staff Writer
UK based retail lender Secure Trust Bank (STB), a 70.7% owned subsidiary of Arbuthnot Banking Group has agreed to purchase V12 Group including V12 Retail Finance and V12 Personal Finance, for an undisclosed sum.
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Alliance Bankshares merges with WashingtonFirst
By BBR Staff Writer
US-based bank holding company WashingtonFirst Bankshares has completed the merger of Alliance Bankshares into its operations.
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Regions Bank appoints new vice president
By BBR Staff Writer
US-based lender Regions Bank has appointed Jeffrey 'Jeff' Rosen as its new senior vice president, government guaranty lending manager, within the business and community banking division.
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Wells Fargo eyes to tap UK, Irish markets
By BBR Staff Writer
US-based banking firm Wells Fargo & Company is eyeing to move into the Irish and UK markets in a bid to explore banking opportunities.
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Chinatrust Bank (US) selects new president & CEO
By BBR Staff Writer
Chinatrust Bank (US) has appointed Noor Menai as new president & CEO of the bank, to manage its US commercial and Industrial operations and commercial real estate lending groups.
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Emirates NBD to acquire 95.2% stake in BNP Paribas Egypt
By BBR Staff Writer
French bank BNP Paribas has inked a definitive agreement to offload its entire 95.2% stake in its Egyptian subsidiary to Emirates NBD.
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Vigilant Federal to merge with Bay-Vanguard Federal
By BBR Staff Writer
US based Bay-Vanguard Federal Savings Bank has inked a merger agreement to acquire Vigilant Federal Savings Bank, for an undisclosed sum.
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SY Bancorp to expand presence in Oldham County with Bancorp acquisition
By BBR Staff Writer
US based SY Bancorp, parent company of Stock Yards Bank & Trust Company, has agreed to acquire all of the common stock of The Bancorp in a cash-and-stock deal, estimated at nearly $19.9m.
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JP Morgan plans to close Malaysian retail banking operations
By BBR Staff Writer
US based JP Morgan is likely to close its retail banking operations in Malaysia, in a bid to offload individual loans and deposits businesses, and to focus on wholesale banking across the globe.
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