25 April 2014

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Banks seek out new opportunities in supply chain finance

11 April 2014  |  3168 views  |  0

The importance and potential of supply chain finance as a line of business for European banks has been emphasised in a survey by working capital outfit Demica which indicates that one third of banks sampled have created SCF-specific roles with directorial status.

Khosla leads all-star investment in small business finance start-up Fundbox

10 April 2014  |  2946 views  |  0

Fundbox, a San Francisco-based start-up that helps business owners fix their cash flow by transferring the amount of outstanding invoices to their bank accounts, has secured a $17.5 million funding round led by Khosla Ventures and featuring an all-star team of private investors, including former Citigroup chief Vikram Pandit, ex-Reuters head Tom Glocer, ISE chairman David Krell, and Jay Mandelbaum, one-time head of strategy and e-commerce at JPMorgan Chase.

Gates to venture back into the land of the dinosaurs at Sibos

09 April 2014  |  3112 views  |  0

Banking co-operative Swift has announced that former Microsoft chairman and CEO Bill Gates will give the closing plenary address at the the annual Swift international banking and operations seminar, Sibos, in Boston.

Tungsten seeks approval for bank buy-out

25 March 2014  |  1669 views  |  0

Invoice financing roll-up Tungsten says it expects to take full control of the UK arm of First International Bank of Israel (Fibi) within the next two months, after formally submitting an application for change of control to the UK's Prudential Regulation Authority and the Financial Conduct Authority.

Swift: The Future of Financial Standards - Live Blog

25 March 2014  |  4940 views  |  0

Welcome to Finextra's live blog from Swift's Standards Forum event at Level 39 in Canary Wharf, UK. Brought to you by The Swift Institute, the Forum and the London School of Economics (LSE) and Political Science the conference is entitled 'The Future of Financial Standards'.

Sweden's Assa Abloy buys IdenTrust

17 January 2014  |  4191 views  |  1

Just months after buying IdenTrust, private equity firms Parallax Capital Partners and StepStone Group have offloaded the digital identity authentication firm to Swedish lock manufacturer Assa Abloy. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Finextra Future Money presents: How to succeed as a fintech start-up

14 January 2014  |  5914 views  |  0

Finextra is inviting start-up companies in London to participate in the first of a series of breakfast roundtables ahead of the forthcoming Future Money conference, run in association with fintech accelerator space Level39.

That was the year that was

20 December 2013  |  12951 views  |  0

As Finextra pulls the shutters down on 2013, we take a look back at our most popular news stories, videos, features and blogs over the course of the past year. The site will re-open for business on 2 January 2014.

Security and BYOD policy management key barriers to corporate mobile banking

05 December 2013  |  4103 views  |  0

Corporate treasurers cite security challenges and bring-your-own-device business policies as the key obstacles to wider uptake of mobile banking platforms for treasury activities.

Live Blog: Swift Nordics Regional Conference 2013

21 November 2013  |  6461 views  |  0

Compliance and beyond: navigating challenges and exploring opportunities in the Nordic financial landscape

Finextra partners Level39/Innotribe for Future Money innovation conference

12 November 2013  |  7429 views  |  0

Finextra and Level39, in association with Innotribe, are to host a two-day conference exploring the new wave of innovation sweeping across the financial services sector.

Transaction banking to play key role in restoring banks' ROE

25 September 2013  |  8322 views  |  0

The wholesale transaction banking business continues to play a starring role in improving return on equity in the global banking industry, with revenue from fees and accounts forecast to grow at a compound annual rate of ten percent over the next ten years.

Automation and efficiency to drive transaction banking growth - survey

16 September 2013  |  6587 views  |  0

Transaction bankers are going back to basics to drive revenue growth, sticking to core business lines before moving into new value-added services, according to research from Misys.

Supply chain finance industry set for disruption as Tungsten lines up takeover targets

04 September 2013  |  7287 views  |  2

E-invoicing network OB10 is set to be paired with the UK arm of First International Bank of Israel under plans hatched by a new investment vehicle created specifically to shake up the supply chain finance industry.

Deutsche Bank brings supply chain finance to the app market

05 August 2013  |  9643 views  |  2

Deutsche Bank has added a supply chain finance app to its Autobahn App Market.

Transaction banks work to define common standards for supply chain financing

05 June 2013  |  10377 views  |  2

With the market for supply chain finance (SCF) schemes set for explosive further growth, Europe's largest transaction banks are coming together to define common terminology as they look to expand their range of services and compete for cross-border business.

Banks take centre stage in mobile monetisation push

31 May 2013  |  8427 views  |  1

Having sat on the sidelines for years, banks are finally finding their voice in the mobile monetisation conversation, with several signing up to global trade association MEF, whose chairman, Andrew Bud, recently sat down with Finextra.

Supply chain finance becoming a 'must have' accessory for transaction banks

29 May 2013  |  7970 views  |  0

Supply chain finance (SCF) has continued to exhibit strong growth in the last two years, according to latest research from Demica, which reveals average annual SCF growth rates between 30% and 40% at major international banks.

Live: EBAday 2013, day two

22 May 2013  |  6829 views  |  1

Payments professionals from across Europe are gathering in Berlin this week for EBAday, hosted by the Euro Banking Association and Finextra. We're liveblogging events here.

Live: EBAday 2013, day one

21 May 2013  |  9018 views  |  0

Payments professionals from across Europe are gathering in Berlin this week for EBAday, hosted by the Euro Banking Association and Finextra. We're liveblogging events here.

Deutsche Bank buys Xchanging out of JV

15 May 2013  |  5329 views  |  0

London-based back office processing provider Xchanging has agreed to sell its 51% stake in Xchanging Transaction Bank (XTB) back to partner Deutsche Bank for EUR40.5 million in cash.

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