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Banco Santander Acquires Controlling Stake in London-based Fintech Ebury for £350 Million

Madrid-based Banco Santander (Santander Group), a multinational commercial bank and financial services company, will be acquiring a 50.1% stake in Ebury for £350 million (appr. $450.9 million). Ebury is a London-based Fintech firm that offers corporate banking services to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that… Read More

Banking Giant Santander Conducts One of the Most Advanced Blockchain-based Bond Transactions

Spanish multinational commercial bank Santander has reportedly become the first financial institution to handle all aspects of a bond issuance process on a blockchain-based platform. The world’s ninth-largest financial services company used an ERC-20 compliant token to represent $20 million in issued debt, and settled… Read More

Santander Announces Implementation of iGTB Payments Hub

Banco Santander announced on Thursday it has signed a deal with Intellect Transaction Banking (iGTB) to implement iGTB’s Intellect Payments Services Hub (IPSH). According to Santander, iGTB’s IPSH directly upgrading the bank’s own infrastructure – and is an early example of European banks’ commitment to IT… Read More

Banco Santander & Broadridge Financial Completes First Practice Use of Blockchain For Investor Voting At Annual General Meeting

Banco Santander, S.A. (BME:SAN) and global fintech Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: BR) announced on Thursday they have completed a first practical use of blockchain for investor voting at an annual general meeting (AGM). The duo, in collaboration with J.P. Morgan and Northern Trust as custodian banks, conducted… Read More

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