Tag Archives: BANKING

Leadership changes at Erste Group Bank AG

Gerda Holzinger-Burgstaller appointed as the new CEO of Erste Bank Oesterreich Thomas Schaufler and Maurizio Poletto to join Erste Group’s Management Board Erste Group CEO Bernd Spalt sets course to accelerate digital transformation (PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 16-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Aktia Life Insurance’s Director of Business Development Riikka Luukko becomes the insurer’s new CEO

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 31-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Finnish Aktia Life Insurance, part of Aktia Bank (HEL: AKTIA), has announced it will have a new CEO beginning of 1 September, 2020. The insurer’s current Director of Business Development and Board member … Read the full press release

Intesa Sanpaolo to support SMEs in Enel’s supply chain in their sustainable development

The agreement aims to support small and medium-sized enterprises that are part of the Enel supply chain in their growth and sustainable development Companies that join Enel’s Supplier Development Program will have quick access to a wide range of loans, … Read the full press release

Kieran Doran to lead Barclays’ Aerospace & Defense Investment Banking

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 20-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational investment bank and financial services company Barclays announces the appointment of Kieran Doran as a Managing Director in Aerospace & Defense Investment Banking. Based in New York, Mr. Doran will report … Read the full press release

New appointment at Barclays to further develop cross-border opportunities for global clients

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 20-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational investment bank Barclays announces the appointment of Philipp Gillmann as a Managing Director and Head of Logistics Banking EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa). Reporting to Peter Kimpel, Head of … Read the full press release

Huynh Buu Quang to lead Deutsche Bank’s expansion in Vietnam

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 18-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the world’s leading financial service providers Deutsche Bank (ETR: DBK) has announced that Huynh Buu Quang, a respected Vietnamese banker, will be appointed as Acting Chief Country Officer (CCO) Vietnam, pending … Read the full press release

Barclays strengthens senior client coverage in Asia Pacific region with new appointments

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 23-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Barclays announces the appointment of Carrie Chen as Vice Chairman of Greater China Banking; and Sung-Min Chung as Head of Technology in Banking for Asia Pacific. The appointments will strengthen senior client coverage … Read the full press release

BBVA partners with leading developer of authentication solutions Nok Nok Labs

(PRESS RELEASE) BILBAO, Spain, 14-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BBVA teams up with the authentication solutions company Nok Nok Labs to strengthen the security of biometric systems on mobile devices. The partnership is part of BBVA’s strategy to improve the security … Read the full press release

ABN AMRO Private Banking Belgium and Société Générale Belgium have now administratively and legally merged

ABN AMRO Private Banking Belgium and Société Générale Belgium have now administratively and legally merged

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 20-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — ABN AMRO has announced that its ABN AMRO Private Banking Belgium and Société Générale Belgium have now been officially merged. The deal, originally announced back in July 2018 as a form of acquisition … Read the full press release

Capgemini recognised as a Leader in Everest Group’s inaugural Enterprise Platform IT Services in BFS PEAK Matrix Assessment

Capgemini named a Leader in Enterprise Platform IT Services in Banking and Financial Services by Everest Group (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 27-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini‘s ability to provide client-specific business transformation, innovation, and operational excellence has been honored by Everest … Read the full press release

Leadership changes at The Central Bank of Ireland

(PRESS RELEASE) DUBLIN, 16-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Central Bank of Ireland appoints Louise Dennehy as the new Chief Information Officer and Domhnall Cullinan as the new Director of Insurance Supervision. Both appointments  with effect from 1 September 2019. The … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank further strengthens APAC team following its positive momentum in the region

(PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 24-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank announces the appointment of Kevin Burke as Head of Institutional and Treasury Coverage, Asia Pacific. In 2018 the business was created to consolidate and strengthen multiple interfaces between the … Read the full press release

Intesa Sanpaolo and Rubicon Capital Advisors to jointly develop opportunities within the global infrastructure and energy markets

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN / DUBLIN, 11-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Intesa Sanpaolo Group to jointly develop opportunities within the global infrastructure and energy markets with a leading independent global investment banking advisory firm, Rubicon Capital Advisors. The partnership is part … Read the full press release

Sampo Group welcomes Kai Sotamaa as Chief Risk Officer

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 2-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Sampo Group announces the appointment of Kai Sotamaa as Chief Risk Officer as of 1 April 2019. Sotamaa, 48, has previously worked as Head of Risk Management at Ilmarinen and as Financial Economist … Read the full press release

Natixis to support low-carbon and climate resilient economy by joining the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) Partners Program

Natixis has joined the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) Partners Program to support investment towards a low-carbon and climate resilient economy. (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS/LONDON, 14-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Natixis has joined the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) Partners Program, an international network of … Read the full press release

Kerstin Winlöf appointed new Head of Group Savings at Swedbank

Kerstin Winlöf, currently Chief Operating Officer within Wealth Management and Wholesale Banking at Nordea, has been appointed new Head of Group Savings at Swedbank. Kerstin Winlöf will assume her new role at the latest 1 May, 2019. In addition, she … Read the full press release

Helaba to buy 100% of the shares in Dexia Kommunalbank Deutschland (DKD) for EUR 352 million

BRUSSELS, PARIS, FRANKFURT, 14-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Dexia and Helaba today announce that they have signed a sale and purchase agreement allowing Helaba to buy 100% of the shares in Dexia Kommunalbank Deutschland (DKD) for a total consideration of EUR 352 … Read the full press release

Barclays Corporate Banking doubles its SVOD (subscription video on demand) fund to support UK TV producers

LONDON, 22-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Barclays Corporate Banking has announced a doubling of its SVOD (subscription video on demand) fund to support UK TV producers. The £100m fund was launched in March 2017 in response to the rapidly evolving TV … Read the full press release

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking launches Global Markets Incubator for market-dedicated Fintechs

PARIS, 02-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With this launch, Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) adopts a pioneering approach in incubation for start-ups specialising in market activities, while strengthening its support to the Fintech ecosystem. The selected Fintechs will … Read the full press release

Barclays launches new digital platform to boost its Corporate Banking operations in Western Europe

European footprint improved through increased investment Digital Corporate Banking platform developed to support multi-country banking More complete range of services available to institutional clients and global corporates Enhanced offering boosted by new hires in Europe LONDON, 26-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Barclays … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank marks its 40th anniversary in South Korea and Thailand

FRANKFURT, 06-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At the beginning of September 1978, Deutsche Bank’s representation in East Asia was expanded considerably with the opening of branches in the South Korean capital Seoul and Thailand’s capital Bangkok. However, the branches operated under the … Read the full press release

Roland Berger’s European Retail Banking Survey: Digitalization and new business models have created a growing gap between product creation and product sales in the banking sector

MUNICH, 30-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Digitalization and new business models have created a growing gap between product creation and product sales in the banking sector. Digital platforms are already giving incumbent banks’ competitors access to the majority of their customer base … Read the full press release

Jean-Philippe Adam appointed Senior Country Manager of Natixis’s Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB), Spain and Portugal

Jean-Philippe Adam has been appointed Senior Country Manager, Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB), Spain and Portugal. PARIS, 13-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Jean-Philippe took up his new duties on July 24, 2018 while retaining his current duties as Head of Natixis’ CIB … Read the full press release

Appointments within Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking’s Coverage and Investment Banking team

PARIS, 27-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking is pleased to announce the following appointments within its Coverage and Investment Banking team dedicated to financial institutions. These appointments are effective since June 2018. Stefan Goetz is appointed Head of … Read the full press release

Capgemini named a leader in Digital Banking Services in the overall banking segment in NelsonHall’s Evaluation & Assessment Tool (NEAT) Report

Capgemini recognized for its ability to take clients on innovative digital transformation journeys   PARIS 02-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini announced today that it has been named a leader in Digital Banking Services in the overall banking segment in NelsonHall’s Evaluation & Assessment … Read the full press release

Paul de Leusse appointed Deputy CEO for mobile financial services on the Orange Executive Committee

PARIS, 10-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Paul de Leusse has been appointed Deputy CEO for mobile financial services on the Orange Executive Committee. With his extensive experience in the banking and financial sector, he will be responsible for mobile financial services, … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank enters into agreement with ABANCA for the sale of its Private & Commercial Banking business in Portugal

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 28-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank (XETRA: DBKGn.DE / NYSE: DB) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to sell its local Private & Commercial Banking business in Portugal to ABANCA Corporación Bancaria S.A. (ABANCA). With … Read the full press release

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) appointments: Yves Jacob as Global Head of Coverage for public-sector entities and Laurent Morel as Global Head of Financial Sponsor Coverage

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) is continuing to strengthen its sector-based approach within the Financial Institutions Group, by developing coverage dedicated to public-sector players and by integrating the team in charge of global coverage for financial sponsors. … Read the full press release

EBRD loans EUR 25 million to banking and insurance software developer Vermeg to fund their acquisition of Lombard Risk

€25 million loan for acquisition of London-based Lombard Risk LONDON, 06-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD is supporting the expansion of banking and insurance software developer Vermeg with a €25 million loan to fund their acquisition of Lombard Risk, a … Read the full press release

Der ehemalige Banker Mike Baur verrät sein Erfolgsrezept für die Schweizer Wirtschaft

ZURICH, 17-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Mike Baur machte sich im Schweizer Bankensektor einen Namen, als er 2008 ein wichtiger Akteur bei der Privatbank Clariden Leu wurde. Er fand sich in seiner Position gut zurecht und beriet schon mit Anfang zwanzig die … Read the full press release