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European Digital Banking Platform CaixaBank Extends Financial Services Network

CaixaBank extended the coverage of its financial services network in 2022 and 2023 to a total of 484 new towns in rural areas where the bank previously had no presence. These service points have been “incorporated through the arrival of new mobile branches and the… Read More

Europe’s CaixaBank to Support Construction Financing of PPP Project Frankfurt Judiciary Center

CaixaBank and KfW IPEX-Bank are jointly providing HOCHTIEF financing for the interim construction financing of the PPP project Frankfurt (Germany) judiciary center. The project volume is in the low three-digit million range and “includes the parallel construction of two new judicial buildings in the Frankfurt… Read More

European Digital Banking Platform CaixaBank Completes Project Finance Transaction in New Zealand

CaixaBank has executed its first project finance transaction in New Zealand through its involvement in the refinancing of the debt of the Ara Tūhono–Pūhoi–Warkworth motorway in New Zealand’s North Island. This has amounted to a total of 779 million New Zealand dollars (around 430 million… Read More

CaixaBank to Serve as Sustainability Coordinator for Green Financing Loan Arranged with European Banking Providers

CaixaBank will be the Sustainability Coordinator for the €750-million green financing loan that Acciona Energía has arranged, with a banking pool comprising nearly thirty Spanish and international institutions. The facility has been classified as Green Finance as it “will facilitate working capital for projects in… Read More

Digital Banking Platform CaixaBank Given an ESG Entity Rating Score of 2 by Fitch Index

The Fitch index has reportedly given CaixaBank an ESG Entity Rating score of 2. This initiative in the sector is geared towards providing information and advisory services to foster the implementation of sustainability in companies and “support them in processes such as decarbonization and environmental… Read More

Eranovum, a Spanish Group Streamlining the Energy Transition, Secures €132M with Assistance from CaixaBank

CaixaBank was the exclusive financial adviser to secure €132 million in financing for Eranovum, a Spanish group that is working “to streamline the energy transition, and its international partners Noy Fund and Nofar Energy.” This financing will be “allocated to develop the solar plant in… Read More

Sacyr Incorporates Sustainability into Operations with Sustainable Financing Framework Advised by CaixaBank CIB and IB

Sacyr published its Sustainable Financing Framework to integrate sustainability into the company’s financing policy. The document incorporates “all current types of sustainable financings existing in the market, and it follows the International Capital Market Association (ICMA) and the Loan Market Association (LMA) principles for green,… Read More

Digital Banking Platform CaixaBank Reports €2.14B Net Profit Up to June, Driven by Steady Commercial Performance

CaixaBank Group posted an attributable net profit of €2.14 billion during “the first half of 2023, up 35.8% compared to the same period of the previous year (€1.57 billion).” CaixaBank CEO, Gonzalo Gortazar, emphasized the strong performance of CaixaBank during the first half of the… Read More

BBVA Collaborates in Instant Payment Pilot, Led by Iberpay, Swift

Iberpay and Spanish banks such as BBVA, Santander and CaixaBank have carried out the first test of this pioneering service in Europe in anticipation of the official entry into force, on November 28th, of the new One-Leg-Out Instant Credit Transfer (OCT Inst) scheme of the… Read More

CaixaBank Tech Strengthens Team to Reach 1,000 Professionals in Financial Services Technology

CaixaBank Tech, the CaixaBank Group technological subsidiary, will expand its professional team with the incorporation of 200 external professionals, mostly young people with technology and scientific degrees. The selection process is already underway, “with a view to the new recruits being in place by the… Read More

Digital Banking Platform CaixaBank, Iberpay Introduce Request to Pay in Europe

After obtaining the corresponding approval certificates from the EPC, CaixaBank and Iberpay announce that their respective payment technology platforms are ready “to imminently process, as of June 22, the first SEPA Request-to-Pay in Europe.” In parallel, CaixaBank, which has become the first bank in Europe… Read More

CaixaBank Launches Fintech App Allowing Mobile Phones to be Used as Point of Sale Devices

CaixaBank launches Smartphone TPV, a solution designed for businesses, professionals and the self-employed of any size and sector, “enabling them to easily accept card payments of any amount from mobile devices, without the need for an additional device, as was previously necessary.” It is reportedly… Read More

Metaverse: CaixaBank Introduces Virtual Interactive Experience to Raise Awareness of Taking Care of Environment

CaixaBank is marking this year’s “World Earth Day” with an innovative activity at its “all in one” centers in Ibiza, Burgos, Valencia, Barcelona and Madrid. All customers visiting these centers will be able “to participate in the metaverse in a memorable experience on caring for… Read More

CaixaBank Participates in Research Consortium to Explore Ways of Combatting Cyberattacks

Working with eleven international entities, CaixaBank has formed a European research consortium “to explore ways to improve cybersecurity by leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) and big data.” The project, AI4CYBER, is “part of the Horizon Europe program for research and innovation, funded by the European Union.”… Read More

CaixaBank Research Introduces “Real-Time Economics” Portal to Monitor Economy

CaixaBank Research, the Research Service of CaixaBank, has launched its “Real-Time Economics” website, which is described as “the most complete initiative of its kind in the world, offering quality information practically in real time on the country’s economic reality.” The company’s Research Service is “making… Read More

CaixaBank Selected by ECB to Collaborate in Prototyping Digital Euro

The European Central Bank (ECB) has selected CaixaBank and four other organizations to collaborate in the development “a prototype of a digital euro.” The institution launched a call with the aim of “selecting entities to develop technology projects associated with the creation of the European… Read More

CaixaBank, Microsoft Establish Innovation Lab for AI, Metaverse

CaixaBank and Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) have established a joint innovation agreement with the aim of “promoting the application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in new financial solutions, as well as creating new innovative work environments located in the Metaverse.” The agreement involves the launch of an… Read More

CaixaBank Introduces Online Real-Time Currency Trading Platform, FXNow in Morocco

CaixaBank, which claims to be Spain’s “leading” financial institution, has launched FXNow, its online platform that enables customers to trade currencies “in real time, quickly, securely and without intermediaries, in Morocco.” With the launch, CaixaBank claims it has become “the only Spanish bank in Morocco… Read More

CaixaBank Introduces OpenWealth, a Subsidiary for its UHNW Clients

CaixaBank has established OpenWealth, which is a new, “independent” and global advisory service for the bank’s UHNW clients. As a subsidiary fully-owned by the CaixaBank Group, Open Wealth will “provide this service to customers with assets amounting to over €50 million.” OpenWealth will “provide a… Read More

imagin to Enter Metaverse, Becoming One of the First European Fintechs in the Virtual World

imagin, the digital services and lifestyle platform backed by CaixaBank, will be entering the Metaverse in the coming days “by way of imaginLAND.” The project will “enable the platform to launch and run initiatives in the virtual reality universe and will be available to its… Read More

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