Walgreens Announces Further Expansion of its Financial Services Business Strategy with InComm Payments

Walgreens to offer new bank account with Mastercard debit card leveraging InComm Payments’ platform InComm Payments to enhance Walgreens-branded gift card program DEERFIELD, Ill. & ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 30, 2021 Walgreens today announced an agreement with InComm Payments, a leading global payments technology company, to provide convenient and accessible financial services options for its customers. Together, […]

Standard Chartered Research Finds Continued Confidence in Growth Outside Home Markets Amongst European and US Companies

Asia remains a major growth region with Africa and Middle East seeing incremental increase LONDON & NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 11, 2021 A second research study by Standard Chartered on the international growth strategies and challenges that CFOs and Treasurers in the US, the UK, Germany and France face indicate that, despite uncertainty caused by the […]

ReNew Power India’s Leading Renewable Energy Company  to Publicly List through Business Combination with RMG Acquisition Corporation II in $8 Billion Transaction

ReNew Power, India’s leading renewable energy company, has entered into a definitive business combination agreement with RMG Acquisition Corporation II (“RMG II”); upon closing, the combined entity is expected to be listed on the NASDAQ under the new ticker symbol “RNW” Pro forma consolidated & fully diluted enterprise value of approximately $8 billion; transaction expected […]

Next-generation Data Management Platform Solidatus Raises £14 million in Series A Funding

Solidatus rapidly delivers a trusted 360 view of an organisation’s data flows, enabling insightful, sustainable and impactful data management Solidatus has raised £14m in Series A funding off the back of a successful year which saw it double in size, quadruple in revenue, and boost expansion into markets including the US and Asia B2B enterprise […]

WorldRemit Partners with Palawan Pawnshop in the Philippines to Let Filipinos Pick Up Cash Remittances in More Locations This 2021

WorldRemit rings in the new year with a new remittance payout partner MANILA, Philippines–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 09, 2021 WorldRemit, a leading digital cross-border payments business is ringing in the new year with a new remittance payout partner in the Philippines with Palawan Pawnshop. Through this partnership, WorldRemit recipients can now directly quote WorldRemit when claiming their […]

Tricor Group Releases 2021 Asia Pacific Trade Report Focusing on Impact of RCEP on Thailand and COVID-19 Recovery

THAILAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 01, 2021 When compared to other transnational free trade agreements, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP), which was signed by Thailand and 14 other countries in November of 2020 and is expected to be implemented sometime in 2021, is unrivalled in its complexity and remarkably lays the framework for a pan-Asian basic […]

Interactive Brokers Lifts All Trading Restrictions on Options

GREENWICH, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 31, 2021 Interactive Brokers Group (Nasdaq: IBKR), a global brokerage firm, announced today that on Friday it lifted all trading restrictions on options in AMC, BB, EXPR, GME, KOSS and other options that experienced recent market volatility. The options, as well as the underlying stocks, are currently subject to increased margin requirements, […]

Interactive Brokers Group Establishes Central European Office

Interactive Brokers Central Europe to Serve Investors and Wealth Managers in Rapidly Growing Region GREENWICH, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec. 15, 2020 Interactive Brokers Group (Nasdaq: IBKR), a global brokerage firm, today announced the creation of Interactive Brokers Central Europe Zrt., (IBCE) and the opening of an office in Budapest. With the addition of Hungary, the global brokerage firm […]

WorldRemit Launches Holiday Season Promotion to Help Filipino Beneficiaries Build a Dream Business

Winners will receive one Grainsmart rice store franchise business package worth PHP 200,000 for a recipient of their choice in the Philippines MANILA, Philippines–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec. 09, 2020 WorldRemit, a leading digital cross-border payments business, is launching a promotion to help customers celebrate the holiday season and build a dream business for a loved one in […]

WorldRemit and Digicel International Partner to Enable Mobile Wallet Transfers in Pacific Islands

Customers can send to mobile wallet accounts in Fiji, Samoa and Tonga SYDNEY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 25, 2020 WorldRemit, a leading global digital payments provider and Digicel International, have partnered to enable international money transfers to mobile wallets for customers in Fiji, Samoa, and Tonga. Globally, customers can now make international transfers via digicelinternational.com to Digicel MyCash […]

QED Investors Expands into India Market with New Hire to Lead Southeast Asian Investments

QED also bolsters team with two additions focused on U.S. investments & Belay ALEXANDRIA, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 19, 2020 QED Investors, a leading boutique venture capital firm focused on investing in early-stage, disruptive financial services companies, announced that it has entered the Indian and Southeast Asian market, hiring Sandeep Patil to lead its investments within the […]