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SMBC Trust to acquire Citibank Japan’s retail banking business
By BBR Staff Writer
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation’s (SMBC) wholly owned subsidiary SMBC Trust Bank has signed an agreement to acquire Citibank’s retail banking business in Japan.
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Pacific Premier Bancorp secures approvals to acquire Independence Bank
By BBR Staff Writer
Pacific Premier Bancorp has secured regulatory approvals from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and the California Department of Business Oversight to acquire Independence Bank.
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Central Bank of Russia to bail out Trust Bank with $530m
By BBR Staff Writer
Russia's central bank is set to pump in an emergency loan of up to RUB30bn ($530m) to bail out the troubled Moscow-based mid-sized lender Trust Bank.
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Scotiabank to expand operations in Peru
By BBR Staff Writer
Scotiabank’s subsidiary in Peru has signed an agreement to acquire the retail and commercial banking operations of Citibank in Peru in a bid to expand its footprint in the region.
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Deutsche Bank mulls sale of Postbank unit
By BBR Staff Writer
German global banking and financial services company Deutsche Bank mulls sale of its Postbank-branded retail unit after assessing its strategy and profit targets in 2015.
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BTG Pactual’s Chilean unit secures license to initiate banking operations
By BBR Staff Writer
The Chilean unit of independent investment bank Grupo BTG Pactual has secured a permanent banking license from Chile's banking and financial institutions regulator SBIF. This would enable the unit to initiate banking activities in the country by the end of January 2015.
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UK government to sell stake in Lloyds Banking Group
By BBR Staff Writer
The UK government is set to sell more of its shareholding in Lloyds Banking Group and plans to return the group to private ownership and get taxpayers’ money back.
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Itaú eyes Mexican retail banking market with Banamex acquisition
By BBR Staff Writer
Brazilian bank Itaú Unibanco is eyeing the acquisition of Grupo Financiero Banamex, as part of its strategy to venture into the Mexican retail banking market.
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RBS announces sale of Coutts International
By BBR Staff Writer
Royal Bank of Scotland has invited at least ten potential suitors to participate in an auction as it kick started the sale of its private bank Coutts International.
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UK regulators penalize RBS for 2012 IT incident
By BBR Staff Writer
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), National Westminster Bank and Ulster Bank have been ordered to pay £56m fine by the UK regulators over failure to identify and manage their exposure to IT risks.
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BBVA acquires additional stake in Garanti for €1.9bn
By BBR Staff Writer
Spain-based Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) has signed an agreement with Dogus Group to acquire an additional stake in Turkiye Garanti Bankas.
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Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi to pay additional $315m fine for misleading US regulators
By BBR Staff Writer
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (BMTU) has reached an agreement with New York's Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) to pay an additional $315m fine for misleading regulators over transactions involving countries subject to US sanctions.
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UK launches consultation on extending stronger standards to all banks
By BBR Staff Writer
The UK government has launched a consultation on proposals to extend new tougher standards for bankers working at UK branches of foreign banks.
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Standard Chartered to trim branch network in 2015
By BBR Staff Writer
British multinational banking and financial services company Standard Chartered is reportedly planning to shut down up to 100 branches in Asia, Africa and the Middle East, in 2015.
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Financial Stability Board drafts new proposals for resolution of G-SIBs
By BBR Staff Writer
The Financial Stability Board (FSB) is seeking public comments on policy proposals comprising a set of principles and a detailed term sheet on the adequacy of loss-absorbing and recapitalisation capacity of global systemically important banks (G-SIBs).
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