Transaction Banking

Rakuten Kobo to Benefit from Worldpay in Canada

Toronto-based Rakuten Kobo Inc., one of the world’s most innovative eReading companies, has selected Worldpay, a leader in global payments, to manage its online payment processing and acquiring in Canada. Rakuten Kobo had been working with Worldpay in the US, Europe and Japan, and will now benefit from the eCommerce provider’s broad range of payment solutions and global expertise in its home country.  Read more »

Apriva Completes EMV Certification with Global Payments for Telium2 Terminals

Apriva, the leading provider of secure end-to-end wireless transaction processing solutions, today announced it has completed EMV certification with Global Payments for Ingenico’s Telium2 terminals connecting through the Apriva Gateway. This full-featured certification includes the wireless iWL220 and iWL250, as well as the iCT220 and iCT250 countertop models. The certification spans all major card brands, including Visa, MasterCard, American... more Read more »

Vescore AG Goes Live With SimCorp’s Dimension Solution

SimCorp, a leading provider of investment management solutions and services for the global financial services industry, announces that Vescore AG, a Swiss asset manager with USD 14bn in assets under management, has successfully completed the implementation of SimCorp Dimension. The predecessor company of today's Vescore AG made the decision to enhance its institutional client business in the summer of 2014 and selected SimCorp Dimension to... more Read more »

Aegon Announces Partnership with Intelliflo to Offer Seamless Integration

Aegon has partnered with Intelliflo to deliver seamless two-way integration between Intelliflo’s award winning business management system, Intelligent Office, and Aegon’s One Retirement and Aegon Retirement Choices platforms. Available from February 2016 the integration will speed up processes and deliver transaction efficiencies for advisers. Using a single sign on advisers selecting Aegon will seamlessly access: Read more »

The 11th Annual World Takaful Conference to Open its Doors in April

The 11th Annual World Takaful Conference (WTC 2016) will be held on the 11th and 12th of April 2016 at the Dusit Thani in partnership with the leading takaful companies from from the GCC, Southeast Asia, Africa and Europe. The Forum is set to gather more than 250 Takaful professionals from around the world comprising of policy makers, dignitaries, central bank representatives, heads of insurance supervision, CEOs of the largest Takaful companies... more Read more »

Ripple to Sponsor Corporate Financial Supply Chain Innovations Event

Global Financial Settlement Solutions Provider Ripple to Sponsor Corporate Financial Supply Chain Innovations Event in Greater Copenhagen April 26-27, 2016. Read more »

Egyptian Government to Partner with Visa to Enhance Electronic Payments in Egypt

The Egyptian government, represented by the Ministry of Supply and Internal Trade and the Ministry of Planning, this week signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Visa Inc., to enable electronic payment of government subsidies to 22 million Egyptian families. Read more »

Western Union Partners with Viber to Offer Fast Way to Money Transfer

The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payment services, and Viber, a leading mobile messaging app with 664M+ unique users worldwide, today announced an agreement to offer a fast and simple way to send money to friends and family virtually anywhere in the world from the convenience of the Viber app. Leveraging the recently released WU® ConnectSM platform, the collaboration between Western Union and Viber will focus on three key... more Read more »

Tradeweb introduces electronic US ETF trading platform

Tradeweb Markets, a provider of fixed income, derivatives and ETF marketplaces, launched an electronic over-the-counter (OTC) marketplace for U.S.-listed exchange traded funds (ETFs). Read more »

AXA Strategic Ventures to Invest in Blockstream

AXA Strategic Ventures (AXA SV), a global €230 million ($250 million) venture capital fund, announces today it is co-leading a $55 million Series A funding round for Blockstream. As part of the round, AXA Strategic Ventures joins Blockstream’s Advisory Board. Read more »

paysafecard is a Payment option for PlayStation®Store

paysafecard, the global market leader in prepaid online payments and a member of Paysafe Group plc, is pleased to announce that it is working with Worldpay and Sony Network Entertainment Europe to allow customers to use paysafecard as a payment option for PlayStation®Store (PS Store) on PC, tablets, smartphones and PlayStation®4 (PS4™) in 19 countries* (including Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom) with more to... more Read more »

Linedata Announces Release of Linedata Mobil'Ekip

Linedata, (NYSE Euronext: LIN) the global solutions provider dedicated to the investment management and credit industries, announces the launch of its digital Linedata Mobil'Ekip solution. With this application, key tasks and information can be managed and accessed from mobile platforms, such as smart phones and tablets. It operates in conjunction with the core Linedata Ekip360 system. Read more »

JPMorgan Launches Trial Project to Test the Use of Blockchain Technology

The bank is working with Digital Asset Holdings, the firm set up by its former head of commodities Blythe Masters, to address liquidity matches in its loan funds. JPMorgan was one a of a group of top banks to join a $50 million funding round in Digital Asset Holdings last month. The startup is attempting to build a portfolio of blockchain-related financial services products aimed at improving efficiency, security, compliance and settlement speed... more Read more »

Nucleus Software's FinnOne Goes Live at Bank of Queensland

Nucleus Software, the leading provider of lending and transaction banking solutions to the global financial services industry, further strengthens its global presence by announcing the successful launch and roll-out of its lending software at Bank of Queensland (BOQ), in Australia. BOQ, a leading Australian challenger Bank, has implemented Nucleus Software's award winning flagship lending product, FinnOneTM for its retail loan origination... more Read more »

RHB Selected Fidessa's Trading Platform

Fidessa group plc (LSE: FDSA) today announced that RHB Investment Bank (RHB), a premier Malaysian bank, has implemented Fidessa as its strategic trading platform across Asia. The platform, managed by Fidessa throughout the region, provides advanced capabilities including algorithmic trading across all member markets, intelligent IOIs and a centralised order management system with integrated middle-office supporting RHB's growing regional... more Read more »


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