Tag: Scotiabank

May 10, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

Scotiabank to acquire 51% of Banco Cencosud in Peru

Scotiabank announced that its Peruvian subsidiary, Scotiabank Peru, has reached an agreement with Cencosud Peru to acquire a 51% controlling interest in Banco Cencosud, which offers credit cards and consumer loans in Peru, for approximately CAD $130MM. Under the terms of the agreement, the two companies will also enter into a 15-year partnership to manage…

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March 03, 2016 BY Mike Fox

R3 trials blockchain fixed income trading with 40 banks

The trial marked an unprecedented scale of institutional collaboration between the financial and technology communities exploring how distributed ledgers can be applied to global financial markets. Just released is a major blockchain announcement from financial technology innovation company R3 CEV. In short, they connected 40 banks to five different blockchains and allowed them to facilitate…

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