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ING to dispose of Mexican mortgage business Hipotecaria to Banco Santander
By IBR Staff Writer
Dutch financial conglomerate ING has reached an agreement to sell its Mexican mortgage business Hipotecaria to Banco Santander (Mexico), for an undisclosed sum.
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SIX Payment Services to acquire a stake in UnionPay International
By IBR Staff Writer
SIX Payment Services is gearing up to acquire a stake in UnionPay International, which was established by China UnionPay (CUP) with an aim to promote use of the UnionPay card worldwide.
Banking Services > Cards > News
KKR to buy Alliant Insurance Services from Blackstone
By IBR Staff Writer
Global investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co has agreed to acquire specialty insurance brokerage firm Alliant Insurance Services from Blackstone for an undisclosed sum.
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Genworth likely to dispose of wealth management businesses
By IBR Staff Writer
Genworth Financial is considering to offload two of its wealth management businesses, Pleasant Hill and Altegris, in a bid to raise capital to help meet operational as well as regulation needs.
Wealth & Assets Management > Asset Management > News
Guggenheim Investments names new interim CCO for certain closed-end ETFs
By IBR Staff Writer
Guggenheim Funds Investments Advisors (Funds) has named Joanna Catalucci as the new interim chief compliance officer (CCO) of certain exchange-traded (ETF) and closed-end funds.
Wealth & Assets Management > Asset Management > News
ACE Software launches PelicanPay service for corporates
By IBR Staff Writer
Global financial technology services provider ACE Software has debuted its new PelicanPay service to allow corporates to control and manage their payments securely through a single, SEPA-compliant channel.
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BNCCORP, insurers reach settlement agreement
By IBR Staff Writer
North Dakota-based BNCCORP and its insurers have entered into a settlement agreement on fraud related claim, pursuant to which BNC has agreed to settle its claim for $7.5m.
Intermediaries > Prime Brokerages > News
New Resource Bank introduces Impact CD
By IBR Staff Writer
New Resource Bank, a community bank, has launched a new certificate of deposit (CD) product, called the Impact CD to help investors choose one of three key sustainability-related sectors to support with their deposits.
Banking Services > Online Banking > News
BPC Banking appoints new regional manager for South East Asia
By IBR Staff Writer
BPC Banking Technologies, a provider of Open System e-payment solutions, has promoted Hana Dinh as regional manager to further expand its business in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam.
Banking Services > Commercial Banking > News
Macquarie acquires 42% stake in Czarnikow
By IBR Staff Writer
Macquarie, a Australia based provider of provider of financial services, has acquired a 42.5% stake in the UK-based sugar merchant, Czarnikow Group, from Wilmar International.
Wealth & Assets Management > Asset Management > News
BCS Integrity to support world's leading financial services firm
By IBR Staff Writer
Business Control Solutions (BCS), a provider of management consultancy services and financial control software to the financial services sector, has announced the selection of its BCS Integrity by an undisclosed financial services group.
Banking Services > Commercial Banking > News
North Credit Bank deploys SmartVista solution
By IBR Staff Writer
Russia-based North Credit Bank has selected BPC Banking Technologies' multifunctional end-to-end SmartVista solution to support its in-house payment processing centre.
Banking Services > Commercial Banking > News
NMI raises $550m to support new mortgage insurance conglomerate
By IBR Staff Writer
NMI Holdings has raised gross proceeds of $550m through the sale of common stock in a private placement and expects to use the majority portion of the offering to capitalize its existing insurance subsidiaries.
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InsurCard presents ‘No-Cost’ way to pay providers
By IBR Staff Writer
InsurCard, which provides prepaid card programs for Workers Compensation payments, has launched the InsurCard Virtual Card for insurers and TPAs who pay workers compensation benefits directly to healthcare service providers.
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The Gores Group launches new fund for lower middle market
By IBR Staff Writer
The Gores Group has introduced a new $300m fund focused for lower middle market businesses that can gain from the company’s operationally-focused investment strategy.
Wealth & Assets Management > Asset Management > News

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