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Laurent Capes to succeed Hélène Combe-Guillemet as the Head of Global Investment Banking at Crédit Agricole CIB

(PRESS RELEASE) MONTROUGE, 5-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Crédit Agricole CIB, the corporate and investment banking arm of Credit Agricole Group, the 12th largest banking group worldwide, has announced the appointment of Laurent Capes as its Head of Global Investment Banking, … Read the full press release

Arif Vohra to co-lead Investment Banking Financial Institutions Group for Barclays in EMEA

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 23-Jun-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Barclays (LON: BARC), a British multinational universal bank, has announced that Arif Vohra, as a new appointment, will co-lead Investment Banking Financial Institutions Group (FIG) for Barclays Corporate and Investment Bank in EMEA … Read the full press release

Arif Vohra co-dirigera le groupe des institutions financières de banque d’investissement pour Barclays dans la région EMEA

(COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE) LONDON, 23-Jun-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Barclays (LON : BARC), une banque universelle multinationale britannique, a annoncé qu’Arif Vohra, en tant que nouvelle nomination, codirigerait Investment Banking Financial Institutions Group (FIG) pour Barclays Corporate and Investment Bank en EMEA … Read the full press release

Lloyds Bank research on the use of the Confirmation of Payee (CoP) service: We urge all payment providers to introduce Confirmation of Payee as quickly as possible

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 29-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Lloyds Banking Group, a leading UK based financial services group, has released its new research on how Brits are making use of the Confirmation of Payee (CoP) service. The study reveals that millions … Read the full press release

Accenture to help Crelan Bank with the post-merger integration of AXA Bank Belgium

(PRESS RELEASE) BRUSSELS, 23-Feb-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Accenture (NYSE: ACN), a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security, has announced it has been selected by Crelan Bank to lead the post-merger integration of AXA Bank … Read the full press release

Allianz and UniCredit deepen their successful partnership with a new multi-country Framework Agreement covering Italy, Germany, Central and Eastern Europe

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH / MILAN, 28-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Allianz Group (ETR: ALV), one of the leading integrated financial services providers worldwide, and UniCredit (BIT: UCG), Italy’s only systemically important bank, have announced a new multi-country Framework Agreement that sets … Read the full press release

Sven Baumann to lead Barclays Investment Banking in the DACH region

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 13-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Barclays (LON: BARC), a British multinational universal bank, has announced that Sven Baumann will be appointed as Head of Investment Banking for Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH). Mr Baumann will provide leadership and … Read the full press release

Societe Generale: ALD to acquire LeasePlan from TDR Capital led consortium for EUR 4.9 billion

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 6-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Société Générale (EPA: GLE), a European leader in financial services with over 150 years of history, has announced it signed two Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) for the acquisition of 100% of LeasePlan by … Read the full press release

HSBC’s deal for HSBC life China gets regulatory clearance

Pursuing full ownership underscores HSBC’s commitment to expanding business in China (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 30-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — HSBC Holdings plc, one of the world’s largest banking and financial services providers, has announced that its deal for the acquisition of … Read the full press release

ING to discontinue its presence on the retail banking market in France

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 21-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ING (AMS: INGA), a global financial institution of Dutch origin, has announced its exit from the French retail banking market. The current decision follows the Group’s strategic review that was announced in June … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas to sell its U.S. subsidiary Bank of the West, Inc. for EUR 14.4 billion to BMO Financial Group

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 20-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BNP Paribas (EPA: BNP), European Union’s leading bank, has announced the sale of its subsidiary in the United States  Bank of the West, Inc., the Group’s retail & commercial banking activities in the … Read the full press release

58 Swedish Savings Banks renew their cooperation agreement with Swedbank banking group

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 29-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Swedbank (STO: SWED-A), a Nordic-Baltic banking group, has announced the extension of its cooperation agreement with Savings Banks. The 58 collaborating Savings Banks, operating some 190 branches and serving roughly 2 million retail … Read the full press release

Credit Suisse’s digital bank service CSX turns 1: now Switzerland’s best-known brand for digital banking

(PRESS RELEASE) ZÜRICH, 26-Nov-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Credit Suisse, a global wealth manager, investment bank and financial services firm, has announced that its digital banking offering CSX [https://csx.credit-suisse.com] is taking off just one year since its launch. Now the digital … Read the full press release

Angela Liu to lead Barclays China

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 11-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Barclays (LON: BARC), a British multinational universal bank, has announced the appointment of Angela Liu as Country CEO, China. As Barclays continues to reinforce its Asia Pacific franchise the leadership change will strengthen … Read the full press release

Orange to increase the capital of its bank with EUR 230 million; buys Groupama’s stake

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 1-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Orange S.A. (EPA: ORA), a French multinational telecommunications group, has announced it will invest EUR 230 million in its bank (Orange Bank) to increase the capital and speed up the growth projects envisaged … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas completes Exane acquisition

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 13-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — BNP Paribas (EPA: BNP), European Union’s leading bank, has announced the completion of the acquisition of Exane, one of the main investment companies in Europe. The banking group has now received all necessary … Read the full press release

Bronson Albery to lead Real Estate Banking EMEA at Barclays Investment Bank

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 28-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Barclays Investment Bank, a British multinational investment bank, has announced the appointment of Bronson Albery as Head of Real Estate Banking for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). He joins in August and … Read the full press release

Dave Gledhill named new Group Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Lloyds Banking Group

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 14-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — British financial institution Lloyds Banking Group plc announces the appointment of David Gledhill as Group Chief Operating Officer. Mr Gledhill will join the Group, subject to regulatory approval, as Group Chief Operating Officer … Read the full press release

ING separates Management Board roles for technology and operations; appoints Ron van Kemenade chief technology officer

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 16-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ING announces that it will separate the Management Board Banking roles for technology and operations to further strengthen its position as a digital leader in banking. ING also announces the appointment of Ron … Read the full press release

UniCredit earns leading status in over thirty categories and geographies in this year’s Euromoney Trade Finance Survey

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 8-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit announces that it has been recognised as the best global trade finance bank for customer service in this year’s Euromoney Trade Finance Survey. UniCredit consolidates its market-leading position picking up 31 awards … Read the full press release

Deutsche Bank and Mastercard to jointly develop innovative digital payment solutions for companies

Promising business segment: digital global payments clearing posts annual revenue growth of six percent, while number of transactions climbs 11 percent (PRESS RELEASE) FRANKFURT, 24-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Bank announces that it has expanded its partnership with Mastercard to … Read the full press release

HSBC Holdings Plc announces senior management team changes

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 22-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational banking and financial services organisation HSBC announces a number of changes to its senior management team. Nuno Matos is confirmed as the CEO of Wealth and Personal Banking with immediate effect. … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered to implement Gloat’s solution to create upskilling and reskilling opportunities to its colleagues

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 8-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational banking and financial services company Standard Chartered Bank announces a multi-year strategic partnership with Gloat to enhance the Bank’s ability to use the best of its colleagues’ skills and experience for … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered welcomes Michael Spiegel as its Global Head, Transaction Banking

Kai Fehr joins Bank as Head of Trade Lisa Robins retires from banking after distinguished career (PRESS RELEASE) SINGAPORE, 6-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational banking and financial services company, Standard Chartered announces the appointment of Michael Spiegel as Global … Read the full press release

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