All articles by Refna Tharayil

Refna Tharayil

FINMA concludes $3.4bn merger of UBS and Credit Suisse

The Swiss financial market supervisor said that UBS’ acquisition of Credit Suisse will not eliminate effective competition in any market segment after an extensive review

GPS Capital Markets enters into agreement to be acquired by Corpay

By combining the strengths of GPS Capital Markets and Corpay, we are uniquely positioned to deliver unparalleled value in the market

Nuvei gets shareholder approval for $6.3bn go-private deal with Advent

The Canadian fintech company’s subordinate voting and multiple voting shareholders cast 99.24% votes supporting the proposed transaction under section 192 of the Canada Business Corporations Act

Abacus Group acquires Tribeca to continue growth in UK financial services sector

The acquisition strengthens Abacus’ position as one of the largest MSPs in the UK financial services sector

Orrstown and Codorus Valley get regulatory approval for $207m merger deal

The American financial services companies have also received waivers from the board of governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities for their transaction

Deutsche Bank acquires majority of NORD/LB aircraft financing portfolio

The loans were acquired in a competitive bidding process, and are to a diverse range of lessors and airlines and secured by commercial passenger aircraft

NYCB acquires Signature Bank assets worth $37.8bn

The transaction mainly includes $24.9bn in cash and cash equivalents along with $11.7bn in loans and leases, net of the initial allowance for credit losses (ACL) for purchased credit deteriorated (PCD) loans

Doha Bank and Mastercard announce long-term strategic partnership to shape Qatar’s payments landscape

The move aligns with Doha Bank’s ‘Himma’ roadmap that aims to redefine how it operates and serves its clients

EC clears UniCredit’s acquisition of Alpha Bank Romania

Cleared under the EU Merger Regulation, the transaction primarily pertains to a range of banking and financial services in Romania, including retail and corporate banking, financial market services, and other financial services

CBA unveils new Australian anti-scam sharing technology 

Information sharing between participants will be increased in phases, with an initial focus on reducing the number of SMS phishing scams