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BofI Federal Bank to buy deposits of Union Federal Savings Bank
By BBR Staff Writer
BofI Federal Bank has agreed to acquire $125m of deposit accounts of Union Federal Savings Bank.
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Royal Financial gets US Bankruptcy Court approval to acquire PNA Bank
By BBR Staff Writer
The US Bankruptcy Court for the Northern Division of Illinois, Eastern Division, has approved a Sale Order for the sale of all of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock of PNA Bank to Royal Financial for $1.2m.
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China Merchants Securities and three FCM Banks sign for Duco
London-based technology provider of hosted reconciliation services Duco has announced that the firm has, in the past five weeks, signed four financial institutions as new customers.
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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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Delta Lloyd to sell Delta Lloyd Bank Belgium
Delta Lloyd has reached an agreement to sell Delta Lloyd Bank Belgium to Anbang Insurance Group for a consideration of €219m.
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Scotiabank joins CONCACAF as official partner
The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) announced today an official partnership with Scotiabank, designating the international bank as title sponsor of the CONCACAF Champions League and official bank of the Confederation.
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Thunderhead.com and Markit to launch online derivatives agreement service
Thunderhead.com and Markit have announced a partnership to establish an online service for creating and negotiating Master Confirmation Agreements (MCAs) at scale.
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Lloyds selects FreeAgent for Business Toolbox
By BBR Staff Writer
Lloyds Banking Group has selected UK’s cloud accounting system FreeAgent to become a key element of the bank’s new Business Toolbox.
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Holland Clearing House receives EMIR authorisation
Intercontinental Exchange has announced today that De Nederlandsche Bank (Dutch Central Bank, DNB) has approved the Holland Clearing House as a central counterparty in accordance with the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).
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First Midwest Bancorp completes Great Lakes Bank acquisition
By BBR Staff Writer
First Midwest Bank’s parent company First Midwest Bancorp has completed the acquisition of Great Lakes Financial Resources and its subsidiary, Great Lakes Bank.
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Banking system in UK may double in size by 2050: Bank of England
By BBR Staff Writer
A new report has revealed that the size of the UK banking system may roughly double from its existing size of 450% to over 950% of GDP by 2050, representing a rise in the country’s banking assets from over £5 trillion to around £60 trillion.
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Commercial Bank customer focus group aims to improve service experience
Commercial Bank customers meet with CEO and top staff, in Bank’s bid to lead in customer satisfaction.
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GE announces sale of Polish banking unit
By BBR Staff Writer
General Electric (GE) has announced the sale of 1.47m shares of its Polish banking unit Bank BPH at PLN42.5 ($13) per share.
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Banking profits grow worldwide except in Europe: Report
By BBR Staff Writer
A new report has unveiled that global banking which has returned to overall profitability is coming across a new era of overarching regulation requiring banks to commit to full transparency.
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China to introduce bank deposit insurance system
By BBR Staff Writer
China's cabinet has issued draft regulations to launch a bank deposit insurance system in an effort to liberalize interest rates and enable banks to compete commercially.
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