Financial Services

Penta Security and R3 Announce Strategic Partnership for Digital Asset Management and MPC Technology

SEOUL, South Korea, Dec. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Penta Security and blockchain software firm R3 today announced that they have entered into a global strategic partnership for digital asset management and MPC (Multi-Party Computation) technology, combining Penta Security's technologies and R3's e...

2019-12-13 16:19 77

KPMG Creates Wealth and Asset Management Centre of Excellence and Appoints Head in Hong Kong

HONG KONG, Dec. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Neil Macdonald has been named KPMG China's Head of Wealth and Asset Management Centre of Excellence (CoE), a newly created role based inHong Kong, where he moved in July 2019. The Wealth and Asset Management Centre of Excellence (CoE) reflects KPMG's globa...

2019-12-13 11:36 239

VIISA Acceleration Program Batch 6 graduated

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, Dec. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- At the beginning of December 2019, VIISA announced the completion of the sixth batch of its 4-month acceleration program with its "Investment Day". The invitation-only event welcomed more than 100 active investors, corporations and startup ...

2019-12-13 11:00 272

JLK Inspection, AI-based medical firm, listed on KOSDAQ

SEOUL, South Korea, Dec. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- JLK Inspection, a company specializing in world-class AI-based medical imaging solutions and a company of theBorn2Global Centre, was officially listed on the KOSDAQ index on December 11 th. ...

2019-12-13 09:49 261

Zurich Malaysia partners with DoctorOnCall to provide Malaysians a convenient way to manage their health

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Dec. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Zurich Life Insurance Malaysia Berhad and Zurich Takaful Malaysia Berhad (Zurich Malaysia) have recently signed an agreement with leading online healthcare provider DoctorOnCall to extend complimentary* digital healthcare services to its new ...

2019-12-13 08:00 304

TSG Appoints New CEO to Lead Company's Asia Expansion

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Dec. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- TSG, a leading provider of business management software, integrated payment solutions, and value-added services to the Health & Fitness and Childcare markets has appointed Olivier Vandercamme to the new position of CEO, Asia.  Mr. Vandercamme i...

2019-12-13 07:00 339

Bangkok Bank to strengthen regional position through acquisition of Permata in Indonesia from Standard Chartered Bank and Astra International

BANGKOK, Dec. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited ("Bangkok Bank" or the "Bank") announced today that the Bank has entered into a conditional share purchase agreement with Standard Chartered Bank ("Standard Chartered") and PT Astra International Tbk ("Astra") to acquire t...

2019-12-12 21:41 428

Weidai Ltd. Works on Applying for Online Microcredit Company License

HANGZHOU, China, Dec. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Weidai Ltd. ("Weidai" or the "Company") (NYSE: WEI), a leading auto-backed financing solution provider in China, today announced that it is working on applying for an online microcredit company license inChina, in an effort to further diversify its bu...

2019-12-12 19:00 960

China Renaissance and Aozora Bank Sign Long-Term Strategic Cooperation Agreement

BEIJING, Dec. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- China Renaissance Holdings Limited Group  ("China Renaissance" or the "Group", stock code: 1911. HK) today announced that the Company and Aozora Bank Ltd. ("Aozora Bank"; TSE: 8304) have entered into a Strategic Cooperation Framework Agreement. Mr.Bao Fan, Ch...

2019-12-12 18:41 975

The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries elects new President and Council for 2020

HONG KONG, Dec. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday11 December 2019. At the Council meeting following the AGM, the Honorary Officers for 2020 were elected (see list below) with Ms Gillian E Meller FCIS FCS b...

2019-12-12 18:32 365

Progressive Approach in Embracing the Digital Finance Key to Labuan IBFC's Growth in Financial Innovation

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Dec. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- "Labuan International Business and Financial Centre's (Labuan IBFC's)'digital family' continues to grow in recognition of the progressive approach the centre has taken in embracing the digital revolution by being as facilitative as possible to...

2019-12-12 18:25 346

OneConnect wins prestigious award at the 2019 Kotler Future Marketing Summit for its outstanding global marketing efforts

SINGAPORE and BEIJING, Dec. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- OneConnect Financial Technology Co., Ltd (OneConnect), an associate company of Ping An Group, won the "Kotler New Marketing Year Successful Overseas Marketing Award" at the prestigious "2019 Kotler Future Marketing Summit" held inBeijing on 12 ...

2019-12-12 16:40 269

Tencent's insurance platform WeSure celebrates its 2nd anniversary; 55 million users within WeChat ecosystem

SHENZHEN, China, Dec. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- WeSure, Tencent's insurance platform celebrated its second anniversary with an event themed Tech for Social Good, Insurance for Everyone inBeijing on November 28. WeSure released its operational results for the last two years. WeSure now boasts a use...

2019-12-12 16:27 245

WeLab raises US$156M in Series C strategic financing, completing the largest fintech fundraising in Greater China in 2019

HONG KONG, Dec. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- WeLab, a leading fintech company in Asia, today announces that is has raised US$156 million (equivalent to over HK$1.2 billion) of Series C strategic financing, completing the largest fintech fundraising inGreater China, year to date. This round drew the b...

2019-12-12 15:24 396

UnionPay International Partners uab bank to Enable UnionPay Contactless Payment Acceptance in Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar, Dec. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Global payment network UnionPay has partnered with uab bank to enable acceptance of UnionPay Contactless payment at a variety of retail, food & beverage, telecommunication, homeware and other merchants inMyanmar. Beginning with enabling UnionPay Cont...

2019-12-12 13:28 337

Nexus International School (Singapore) announces issuance of SGD150M of S&P AA-rated bonds

SINGAPORE, Dec. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexus International School (Singapore) is pleased to announce the issuance ofSGD 150 million of twelve-year amortizing bonds which have been rated AA by S&P Global Ratings (S&P). The bonds are guaranteed by Credit Guarantee and Investment Facility (CGIF), ...

2019-12-12 13:04 346

Forrester Continues To Expand Its Certification Portfolio; Introduces New SiriusDecisions B2B Marketing Certification Program

SINGAPORE, Dec. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Forrester announced the launch of its new SiriusDecisions B2B Marketing Certification

2019-12-12 11:13 276

Assured Asset Management Launches Supply Chain Finance Solution with Shui On Group

HONG KONG, Dec. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Assured Asset Management ("Assured"), a Hong Kong-based technology-driven asset manager, has launched its Traceable Accounts Payable ("TAP") platform with the Shui On Group. TAP is a blockchain-based digital payment system backed by approved supplier accoun...

2019-12-12 10:15 410

KPMG announces strong FY19 global revenue growth

Global revenues increase by 6.2% to reach record of US$29.75bn as multi-year collective strategy implementation continues at pace.   LONDON, Dec. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG today announced record revenues of $29.75 billion for the fiscal year ending 30 September 2019 (FY19), representin...

2019-12-12 08:52 408

Tenth Record-Breaking Year in a Row for ZEISS

STUTTGART, Germany, Dec. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The ZEISS Group continued its growth trajectory, with revenue and earnings reaching new heights in fiscal year 2018/19, which ended30 September 2019. Revenue grew by 11 percent, reaching 6.428 billion euros (previous year: 5.817 billion euros). Adj...

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