Tag Archives: BANKING

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

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