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Ahold Delhaize Bolsters Investment In eCommerce

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As COVID-19 leads more customers to purchase groceries through the web, Stop & Shop owner Ahold Delhaize NV is putting more resources toward online shopping operations. Retail Ahold Delhaize NV ecommerce grocery News Stop & Shop What's Hot

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Takeaway Says Just Eat Takeover Is A Done Deal, Approval Pending

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10 in its all-stock offer for Just Eat, which came out ahead of a competing Prosus NV cash bid. billion deal earlier in January, over the competing bid by Prosus NV. Partnerships / Acquisitions acquisitions food delivery Just Eat News Prosus NV Takeaway.com What's Hot

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Israel Approves New Digital Bank

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The digital bank is led by entrepreneurs Marius Nacht of cyber security company Check Point Software Technologies , and Amnon Shashua of autonomous driving developer Mobileye NV. Digital Banking Check Point Software Technologies israel Mobileye NV News Retail What's HotThe Bank of Israel is green lighting a new digital bank — the country’s first new financial institution in decades.

FTC Crows Over $1.3B Haul in Payday Lending Suit

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law-regulation breaking_news payday nonbank nv consumer-financeThe Federal Trade Commission took a victory lap Tuesday in its fight with race car driver Scott Tucker and his payday lending operation.

Zions Names New CEO at Nevada State Bank

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breaking_news people nv ut national-regionalZions Bancorp. has appointed a new CEO at Nevada State Bank.

Adyen wins McDonald’s payments contract

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Adyen NV has clinched a deal to process McDonald’s Corp.’s s mobile app payments, beefing up the Dutch company’s portfolio of clients in an expanding sector. McDonald's Payment processing Adyen Merchant

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Credit One Bank Plans to Double Workforce in Las Vegas

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breaking_news consumer-finance credit-card cre nv community-bankingCredit One Bank in Las Vegas, Nev., a credit card specialist, plans to almost double its workforce over several years to support business growth.

Credit Suisse and ING Complete $30 Million Securities Transaction on Blockchain Platform

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Credit Suisse Group and Dutch bank ING Groep NV today announced they successfully completed a €25 million ($30.48 million) securities lending transaction using blockchain-based software created by blockchain consortium R3. The application was built on R3’s Corda distributed ledger platform and in collaboration with financial resource management firm HQLAX. In a statement released today, Romain.Read More.

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Just Eat Takeaway to buy Grubhub for $7.3 Billion to enter U.S.

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Europe’s Just Eat Takeaway.com NV agreed to acquire U.S.-based based Grubhub Inc. for $7.3 billion, in a deal that creates one of the world’s largest meal-delivery companies as the coronavirus pandemic drives a surge in orders. Digital payments Coronavirus

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How Did Q1 2016 Go for FinTech Around the World?

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The LTP team has been actively following the investment activities in FinTech around the world for the last three months (January, February & March) and it’s time to sum up.

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Fintech Adyen’s Shares Jump as Sales Beat Estimates

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Adyen NV reported a 54% rise in second-half net revenue, beating analysts’ estimates as the fintech darling continues to deliver on rapid growth. The Dutch company, which processes payments for Netflix Inc., Gap Inc. and Spotify Technology SA, posted €192.5 million ($219 million) in net revenue for the six months ended December. Adyen also said […].

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Gemalto CEO promises growth after profit warning fears

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Security software-maker Gemalto NV Chief Executive Officer Philippe Vallee says sales growth will accelerate as soon as this quarter. Mobile technology Mobile payments Gemalto

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California, Florida, Massachusetts, N. Dakota Approve Pot Measures

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breaking_news consumer-finance national-regional compliance kyc ca fl mt nd ma me az nv ar law-regulationVoters in Florida and North Dakota approved medical marijuana measures on Tuesday, while their counterparts in California and Massachusetts approved recreational pot initiatives, according to projections.

ING takes $25 million stake in TransferMate

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TransferMate, a cross-border B2B payments service, has received a $25 million investment from ING Group N.V. to accelerate its global expansion. APIs Venture funding Cross border payments B-to-B payments ING The Netherlands Ireland

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Adyen's first earnings after record IPO excite investors

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Adyen NV published its first earnings report on Wednesday, following the soaring value of the Dutch firm’s shares since its blockbuster public offering in June. Online payments Payment processing The Netherlands

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Adyen doubles in debut in year's biggest European tech IPO

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Adyen NV, a Dutch payments processor whose clients include Netflix Inc. and Spotify Technology SA, more than doubled in its trading debut in Amsterdam. Online payments IPOs Adyen The Netherlands

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Digital exchange Bitfinex, under U.S. scrutiny, gets ING account

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Commodity Futures Trading Commission, opened an account with ING Groep NV after losing its relationship with Wells Fargo & Co. Bitfinex, the digital-currency exchange being scrutinized by the U.S. last year. Cryptocurrencies Compliance

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Atos bids $5.1 billion for Gemalto

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billion) unsolicited bid for Gemalto NV with the backing of the French state’s investment bank, seeking to create a European leader in cybersecurity, digital technologies and payment services. Atos SE made a 4.3-billion-euro ($5.06 M&A EMV

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Gemalto shares tumble after warning of $489 million charge

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Security software-maker Gemalto NV slumped after it announced a goodwill impairment charge of around 420 million euros ($489 million), leading to a brace of analyst downgrades. EMV Gemalto

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KBC 'rounds up' payments to support spare change investments

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KBC Bank, a unit of Belgian banking and insurance conglomerate KBC Group N.V., launched a new spare change investing program that rounds up a customer’s daily spend and payment transactions to the next full Euro and invests the difference. Investments Payments Payment processing

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Majority Of Just Eat Investors Will Reportedly Accept Takeaway Bid

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In its takeover battle for Just Eat Plc, Takeaway.com NV is reportedly coming close to victory. If at least half of them accept, the bid will reign over the competing Prosus NV cash bid.

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Wirecard Catches A $1.8M Break From Lenders

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As many as 15 lenders are assessing the extent of potential losses, including ABN Amro Bank NV, Commerzbank AG and ING Groep NV, who have loaned Wirecard 1.6 After a week of bad news, the embattled Wirecard AG caught a break from lenders that provided 1.75 billion euros ($2 billion) in credit to the German payment services company, sources told Bloomberg News. The banks said they will determine the troubled company’s long-term viability before requiring Wirecard to repay the debt.

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Takeaway.com’s Just Eat Buyout Faces Regulatory Setback

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billion deal earlier in January, over Prosus NV’s competing bid. Earlier this month, it was reported that Takeaway.com NV was nearing victory. After a British competition body said it would probe its purchase of Just Eat , food delivery firm Takeaway.com said the forecasted timetable for its takeover would be longer than expected.

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UK Investigation Could Delay Takeaway-Just Eat Deal

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Takeaway.com fought a months-long battle against rival Prosus NV for the right to buy Just Eat, finally coming out victorious. Prosus NV, the internet division of tech conglomerate Naspers, put up £5.5

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Mattress Firm May Be Gearing Up For Bankruptcy Filing

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Mattress Firm and its parent company, Steinhoff International Holdings NV, didn’t respond to Reuters ’ requests for comment. Steinhoff International Holdings NV acquired the company in 2016 and has reportedly sought to restructure some of its debt. Mattress Firm , seeking to shore up its operations and get rid of store leases, is reportedly gearing up for a bankruptcy filing. The company, which is based in Texas, has 3,000 brick-and-mortar stores, Reuters reported.

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UBS Leads New Blockchain Settlement Group

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Banco Santander SA, Commerzbank AG, ING Groep NV, KBC Group NV, Lloyds Banking Group PLC, Mitsubishi UFG Financial Group Inc. An emerging group of financial services firms led by UBS Group is looking to develop a crypto-based system to settle cross-border trades. Among the big banks included in the gang of 14 are, apart from UBS, Barclays PLC, Nasdaq Inc., Credit Suisse Group AG, Bank of New York Mellon Corp., Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, State Street Bank & Trust Co.,

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Yandex, The Russian Google, Has 15-Minute Grocery Delivery 

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Russia’s biggest technology firm, Yandex NV, launched an online service that uses bike couriers to bring groceries to Moscow residents in 15 minutes, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday (Jan.

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Rideshare Firm Bolt Begins Food Delivery In Estonia

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Takeaway.com NV and Britain’s Just Eat Plc decided this month to join forces and combine both companies. Ride-hailing service Bolt , which used to be called Taxify and is an Uber competitor, has started delivering food in Estonia, where the company originated, according to a report by Bloomberg. The company also said it was planning on launching a similar service in other countries in Europe and in Africa.

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Will Trump's AG Pick Just Say No to Pot Banking?

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consumer-finance compliance co wa ca nv or ak me ma national-regionalJeff Sessions is one of the marijuana industry's staunchest foes. He could upend efforts by the Obama administration to persuade banks that it is safe to work with cannabis firms.

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India’s Swiggy Lands $43B To Continue Branching Out Beyond Food Delivery

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The initial Series I round in February raised $113 million, led by existing investor Prosus N.V. Online food delivery platform Swiggy has raised $43 million as part of its ongoing Series I round to develop and expand its new businesses, according to multiple reports on Monday (April 6).

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Amazon’s Delivery Fleet Reaches 30K Cargo Vehicles

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Auto manufacturers Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz, Ford Motor Co, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV are reaping profits, Bloomberg reported Thursday (Dec. Amazon’s van-buying spree is bringing in holiday joy to the automotive industry.

Bidders For eBay Classifieds Unit Ready To Pay Up To $2.6B

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Those who are left taking part in the auction are Adevinta ASA, Prosus NV, and a group composed of Blackstone Group Inc., With the last bids due in early July for eBay Inc.’s s classified advertising business, private equity companies seeking to win the auction could arrange for as much as $2.6 billion worth of debt to finance the transaction. Hellman & Friedman LLC and Permira, Bloomberg reported, citing unnamed sources.

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Amazon Slams Crystal City For HQ2 Leak

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In other news Google, FaceBook, Tesla moving HQ to Black Rock Desert, NV #BurningMan.”. Amazon has reportedly held advanced discussions about opening its second headquarters in Crystal City, Virginia — and the eCommerce giant isn’t happy about that news leaking to the press.

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Uber Could Be Valued At $120B In Potential IPO

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But, with the recent proposals, the company would have a higher value than Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, Ford Motor Company and General Motors put together.

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