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Scotiabank acquires Citi's retail and commercial banking operations in Panama and Costa Rica
By BBR Staff Writer
Scotiabank has acquired Citigroup's consumer and commercial banking operations in Costa Rica and Panama for $360m.
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Bank of Nova Scotia considers possible expansion in Latin America through acquisitions
By BBR Staff Writer
Bank of Nova Scotia is reportedly contemplating plans to expand its footprint in Latin America, especially Mexico through potential acquisitions.
Banking Services > Commercial Banking > News
Grupo Elektra to close Banco Azteca's operations in Brazil
By BBR Staff Writer
Financial services and trade specialist Grupo Elektra is set to close Mexican bank Banco Azteca's struggling operations in Brazil.
Banking Services > Commercial Banking > News
HSBC to divest Brazilian unit to Banco Bradesco for $5.2bn
By BBR Staff Writer
HSBC will divest its Brazilian subsidiary HSBC Bank Brasil comprising Banco Multiplo and HSBC Servicos e Participacoes to Banco Bradesco for $5.2bn.
Banking Services > Commercial Banking > News
BRICS launches New Development Bank
By BBR Staff Writer
The BRICS nations have launched its New Development Bank (NDB) that is aimed at funding projects in member countries including Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.
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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.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
Grupo Financiero Interacciones Reports 17.11% ROE in third quarter of 2014
By BBR Staff Writer
Grupo Financiero Interacciones, S.A. de C.V., (BMV: GFINTERO), ("Grupo Financiero Interacciones" or "GFI"), the largest specialized Mexican financial group with a business model focused on providing financing, risk management and financial advisory services mainly to the Mexican public sector, today announced results for the three and nine-month periods ended September 30, 2014. Net income for 3Q14 increased 13.84% YoY to Ps.510 million.
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Colombian banking group Grupo Aval expects $1.1bn from US IPO
By BBR Staff Writer
Colombia’s banking group Grupo Aval aims to raise $1.1bn from the initial public offering filed in the New York, US.
Banking Services > Commercial Banking > News
ABN AMRO Bank acquires Banco CR2
By BBR Staff Writer
Dutch financial services conglomerate ABN AMRO Bank has completed the acquisition of Banco CR2, a small privately owned commercial bank based in Brazil, with total assets of nearly €25m as of June 2012.
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Assured Guaranty inks $358m RMBS settlement with UBS
By BBR Staff Writer
Assured Guaranty, a Bermuda-based provider of credit enhancement products to the public finance, structured finance and mortgage markets, has inked a $358m residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) settlement with Switzerland-based UBS.
Wealth & Assets Management > Asset Management > News
Latin America's consumer finance market to grow, despite European crisis: report
By BBR Staff Writer
Consumer finance market in the Latin American countries is expected to register a significant growth during 2011-16, despite slowdown in the European economy, according to a new report by BRICDATA.
Banking Services > Commercial Banking > News
Banco Cruzeiro do Sul to buy 88.7% stake in Banco Prosper for R$55m
By BBR Staff Writer
Banco Cruzeiro do Sul, a Brazil-based provider of commercial banking services, has agreed to acquire 88.7% of Banco Prosper's capital stock for R$55m.
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Butterfield Bank names vice president, head of trust and fiduciary services
By BBR Staff Writer
Butterfield Bank (Bahamas) has appointed Timothy Colclough as vice president and head of trust and fiduciary services.
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CorpBanca to acquire Banco Santander Colombia
By BBR Staff Writer
Chile’s CorpBanca has agreed to acquire 95% ownership of Banco Santander Colombia (BSC), from its parent Spain’s Banco Santander bank for $1.55bn.
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Credicorp Q3 net income up 9.4%
By BBR Staff Writer
Credicorp, a Bermuda-based financial services holding company, has reported a net income of $170.09m for the third quarter of 2011, compared to $156.23m for the same period in 2010.
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