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Wirecard’s tech assets and platform bought by Banco Santander

“Wirecard’s WDIG.DE insolvency administrator Michael Jaffe on Monday said the payment system provider’s technology platform had been sold to Spain’s Banco Santander SAN.MC …In a separate statement, Banco Santander said it had agreed to acquire several highly specialised technological assets from the merchant payments business of Wirecard in Europe, to accelerate its growth plans in […]
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Deals

PNC Financial Services to Buy U.S. Arm of Spain’s BBVA for $11.6 Billion

“PNC Financial Services Group Inc. agreed to buy the U.S. arm of Spain’s BBVA for $11.6 billion, the companies said Monday, in one of the largest bank tie-ups since the financial crisis. A deal would create the fifth-largest U.S. retail bank with more than $550 billion in assets, a giant in an industry that has […]
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Bank of Ireland rolls out Apple Pay

“It has been a long wait for Bank of Ireland customers.  Apple Pay was first introduced to the Irish market in 2017 through Ulster Bank and KBC, before being added by AIB. However, Bank of Ireland’s technology infrastructure did not allow the technology to be used and the bank has been going through a major […]
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HSBC Bank Launches Single Global Account and Real-Time Payments Platform: HSBC Global Money Account

“HSBC Bank USA , N.A., (HSBC), part of the HSBC Group, today announced the launch of its newest real-time payments offering. HSBC’s Global Money Account allows its international customer base to hold, manage and send money across various currencies to 14 million HSBC customers in 20 countries worldwide through a single account 24/7. There are […]
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Jack Henry Joins ABA in Helping Bankers Promote Financial Inclusion

“Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.® (NASDAQ: JKHY ) is a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the financial services industry. Its Jack Henry Banking ® division announced today that, as part of an American Bankers Association (ABA) initiative, it has committed to equipping banks nationwide with Bank On -certified accounts. These accounts […]
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ABA Urges America’s Banks to Offer Bank On-Certified Accounts

“The American Bankers Association called on every bank in the country to consider offering Bank On-certified accounts to expand access to banking services and reduce the number of unbanked and underbanked Americans. In urging all banks to join ABA in this financial inclusion initiative during his opening remarks at ABA’s Unconventional Convention, ABA President and […]