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Category: Corporate Banking


Activity, Corporate Banking

Berkshire Hathaway Just Cut Its Stake in This Longtime Holding by More Than Half

November 16, 2022

Via: Yahoo

In a filing last week, Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A)(NYSE: BRK.B), the massive conglomerate run by legendary investor Warren Buffett, reported that it had significantly trimmed its position in large regional lender U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB). Berkshire and Buffett first purchased […]


Activity, Corporate Banking

Legacy Specialist Enstar Completes Loss Portfolio Transfer With Argo Group

November 14, 2022

Via: Insurance Journal

Enstar Group Ltd., the Bermuda-based legacy acquisition specialist, announced that one of its wholly owned subsidiaries has closed its loss portfolio transfer transaction with specialty insurance underwriter Argo Group International Holdings Ltd. to reinsure a number of its direct U.S. […]


Activity, Corporate Banking

TIAA to sell banking unit

November 4, 2022

Via: Banking Dive

“As we refocus on retirement, we have decided now is the appropriate time for TIAA Bank to begin a new chapter under new ownership,” David Nason, TIAA’s chief operating officer said in a statement. “The changes we’re announcing are in […]


Activity, Corporate Banking

Go international or shed foreign assets? HSBC, Taiwanese bank take opposing tacks

October 5, 2022

Via: Banking Dive

The past two years have seen more than a handful of banks based on other continents pull up the stakes on their foreign outposts. BBVA sold its U.S. footprint to PNC. HSBC spun off its U.S. branches to Citizens and […]


Activity, Corporate Banking

APIC achieves USD 20.4 million in net profits from continuing operations in the first half of 2022, a growth of 20.8% year on year

August 11, 2022

Via: PR Newswire

Arab Palestinian Investment Company (APIC) Chairman and CEO Tarek Aggad announced that APIC achieved net profits from continuing operations of USD 20.4 million in the first half of 2022, versus USD 16.9 million for the same period of 2021, a […]


Activity, Capital and Risk, Corporate Banking, Credit

U.S. Bank Delivers Another Real-Time Payment Solution to Auto Dealers

August 9, 2022

Via: Yahoo

With another innovative RTP® Network solution, U.S. Bank can now provide loan funds to auto dealers instantly after the loan contract is finalized by the bank. Following a successful pilot completed in June, U.S. Bank has already enabled more than […]


Activity, Corporate Banking, Investment Banking

Dubai BNPL firm Tabby secures $150m debt financing

August 4, 2022

Via: FinTech Futures

The new debt commitment follows Tabby’s $54 million Series B extension in March this year. Tabby says the investment “fortifies” its balance sheet and supports its sustained growth in transaction volumes and product expansion. It adds that it will continue […]


Activity, Corporate Banking

Australia’s ANZ snaps up Suncorp Bank in $3.3bn deal

July 18, 2022

Via: FinTech Futures

The firm says the deal will boost the growth of its retail and commercial businesses “while also improving the geographic balance of its business in Australia”. The acquisition includes around $32 billion in home loans, $30 billion in deposits and […]


Activity, Corporate Banking

Unlocking Banking as a Service for Business Customers

June 7, 2022

Via: Bank Director

Banking as a service, or BaaS, has become one of the most important strategic imperatives for chief executives across all industries, including banking, technology, manufacturing and retail. Retail and business customers want integrated experiences in their daily lives, including seamlessly […]


Activity, Corporate Banking

3 Questions to Optimizing Debit Card Profitability in a Deal

June 3, 2022

Via: Bank Director

As the banking industry shrinks each year, CEOs often ask what they should look out for to improve profitability during and after a merger or acquisition. There is one area that is all too often overlooked: debit card profitability. As […]


Activity, Corporate Banking

Mastercard partners Dreams for sustainable banking solutions

May 18, 2022

Via: FinTech Futures

Through the partnership, the two firms aim to develop digital banking solutions that will help banks bolster their ESG credentials and encourage customers to adopt more sustainable consumption habits. Henrik Rosvall, founder and CEO of Dreams, says, “Through our strategic […]


Activity, Corporate Banking

U.S. Bank, LiquidX Collaborate to Simplify, Accelerate Supply-Chain Financing

May 10, 2022

Via: Yahoo

U.S. Bank announced today that it has entered into a collaboration agreement with trade-finance fintech LiquidX to help expedite and simplify supply-chain transactions between suppliers and buyers. This collaboration – which comes at a time of unparalleled stress in the […]


Activity, Corporate Banking

Understanding the Cannabis Banking Opportunity

May 2, 2022

Via: Bank Director

The legal cannabis industry is growing exponentially each year, creating extraordinary opportunities for financial institutions to offer services to this largely underbanked, niche market. Revenue from direct marijuana businesses alone is expected to exceed $48 billion by 2025, part of […]


Activity, Corporate Banking

Wisconsin credit union targets Illinois bank in 6th such tie-up of 2022

April 28, 2022

Via: Banking Dive

CoVantage CEO Charlie Zanayed cited LincolnWay’s success in commercial development and real estate lending as a net positive for the credit union in the deal. “By partnering with LincolnWay Community businesses, we can deliver the size and scale that is […]


Activity, Corporate Banking, Retail Banking

Bank of America sees 12% Q1 profit dip

April 18, 2022

Via: Banking Dive

Bank of America set aside just $30 million to counter potential credit losses, CNBC reported — far less than the likes of Citi or JPMorgan, which hold greater exposure to Russia. “[Russia] has never been a big part of our […]


Activity, Corporate Banking

JPMorgan Chase sees 42% drop in Q1 profit

April 13, 2022

Via: Banking Dive

Double-digit percentage-point declines littered the first-quarter earnings report for the nation’s largest bank Wednesday. Rising interest rates sent home loan originations down 37% and auto loan originations down 25%. That contributed to a 57% drop in profit in JPMorgan’s consumer […]


Activity, Capital and Risk, Corporate Banking, Credit

Arizona deal marks 5th credit union purchase of bank in 2022

March 14, 2022

Via: Banking Dive

Buying Horizon would give Arizona Federal six new locations and help it expand into the western half of the Grand Canyon State. The bank held $539.5 million in assets, $259.9 million in loans, $471.7 million in deposits and $43.4 million […]


Activity, Corporate Banking

Should More Community Banks Be B Corporations?

February 21, 2022

Via: Bank Director

Banks face a highly competitive landscape filled with thousands of other banks, credit unions and financial technology companies. Could proving your values be a powerful way to differentiate your institution in such an environment? A 2021 Edelman survey found that […]


Activity, Corporate Banking

B2B payments and financing platform Tribal lands $60m Series B to support LatAm expansion

February 7, 2022

Via: FinTech Futures

The round also saw participation from Coinbase Ventures as well as existing investors BECO Capital, QED Investors and Rising Tide. Tribal is a B2B payments and financing platform for emerging markets. It initially launched its beta spend management platform to […]


Activity, Corporate Banking

JP Morgan acquires 49% stake in European SME paytech Viva Wallet

January 27, 2022

Via: FinTech Futures

The financial services multinational says the “strategic investment” supports the firm’s plan to expand its payments business targeted at European SMEs and middle market merchant services clients. The financial terms of the transaction have not been disclosed. Founded in 2000, […]