Tag: BNP Paribas

December 20, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

BNP Paribas sells Bank of the West to BMO for $16.3 billion

Jean-Laurent Bonnafé, BNP Paribas Group Director and Chief Executive Officer, commented: This is a value accretive transaction for all sides, which emphasizes the quality of Bank of the West franchise. In the name of BNP Paribas, I would like to deeply thank all Bank of the West teams for their achievements and contributions for the…

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BNP Paribas and NZX team up to boost offshore capital flows
August 06, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

BNP Paribas and NZX team up to boost offshore capital flows

NZX Executive Director for Markets Development & Clearing, Benjamin Phillips said the endorsement is important for the development strategy of NZX and its success as it will attract global participation in the markets and expand capacity and development of more direct connectivity to offshore capital flows. Phillips also stated that the collaboration will continue to…

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clsnet
February 12, 2020 BY Valentina Kirilova

Actinver, BNP Paribas, Citibank and J.P. Morgan join CLS’s DLT bilateral payment netting service

CLS, a market infrastructure delivering settlement, processing and data solutions, has just announced that Actinver, BNP Paribas, Citibank and J.P. Morgan are now live on CLSNet. The aforementioned giants joined the standardized, automated bilateral payment netting calculation service for over 120 currencies operating on a distributed ledger technology (DLT) platform, earlier this week, increasing its…

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Swissquote
November 13, 2019 BY Valentina Kirilova

Swissquote expands Swiss DOTS OTC platform, adds BNP Paribas

Leading online Swiss bank Swissquote Group Holding SA (SWX:SQN) announced that it has expanded its Swiss DOTS OTC trading platform. As an additional issuer of leveraged products in Switzerland, BNP Paribas will join the group of partners on Swiss DOTS and will add approximately 10,000 leveraged products, including warrants, knock-out warrants, factor certificates and mini futures. This…

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Deutsche Bank
September 24, 2019 BY Valentina Kirilova

Deutsche Bank transfers prime brokerage clients to BNP Paribas

Deutsche Bank and BNP Paribas reached a master transaction agreement yesterday. According to Reuters, the transaction happens in order to assure service continuity to Deutsche’s global prime finance and electronic equities clients. Deutsche Bank said in a statement on Monday that it will continue to operate the platform until clients can be migrated to BNP…

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LiquidShare’s pilot platform opens today on Euronext’s markets
December 17, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

LiquidShare’s pilot platform opens today on Euronext’s markets

LiquidShare's European post-trade settlement infrastructure for shares in small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) using blockchain enters into pilot phase on Euronext’s markets today. LiquidShare is a European fintech venture which was launched last year and created by BNP Paribas, CACEIS, Caisse des Dépôts, Euroclear, Euronext, S2iEM and Société Générale with the support of Paris EUROPLACE. LiquidShare’s…

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R3 and SBI Holdings plan to accelerate Corda adoption in Japan
October 23, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

Trade finance solution Voltron launches open platform on Corda blockchain

Bangkok Bank, BNP Paribas, CTBC Holding, HSBC, ING, NatWest, SEB and Standard Chartered in partnership with Bain, CryptoBLK and R3 launch open industry platform, corporate customer pilot programme and technology partner programme on the Corda Network The Voltron initiative has launched the open platform for documentary trade, targeting production on R3’s Corda Enterprise blockchain platform…

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BNP Paribas selects Earthport for cross-border payments
October 11, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

BNP Paribas selects Earthport for cross-border payments

Earthport (LON:EPO), the global payments specialist, has informed that it has been appointed by BNP Paribas to provide Automated Clearing House (ACH) cross-border payment services. BNP Paribas Fortis, a subsidiary of BNP Paribas, and Belgium's largest bank with annual revenues of €43bn will be the first to deploy these services. By partnering with Earthport, BNP Paribas…

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