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$775M in Capital Commitments Announced by Liquidity Group, Led by Apollo, MUFG

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Liquidity Group recently announced that it has entered into agreements with respect to “approximately $775 million in capital commitments year-to-date 2022, led by funds and entities managed by affiliates of Apollo (NYSE: APO).” The commitments, which are “subject to satisfaction of certain conditions,” will reportedly… Read More

Fintech ThinkMarkets Secures $40M in Capital to Accelerate Business Growth

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Multi-asset digital trading Fintech ThinkMarkets has confirmed that it has finalized a $30 million round. The proceeds will be channeled towards supporting steady growth across existing and new business initiatives this year. Nauman Anees, Co-Founder and CEO of ThinkMarkets, stated: “Our exceptional growth in recent… Read More

Institutional Loan Fintech iLex Signs Six International Bookrunners as Key Partner Banks

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BNP Paribas, China Construction Bank (Asia), DBS, MUFG, Societe Generale and Standard Chartered have all joined the iLex platform to “accelerate the digitization of corporate loan markets.” The 6 global syndicated loan book runners are joining iLex as partner banks in order to support “innovation… Read More

Crypto Market Report: Funding Rates Point to Improving Investor Sentiment

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The team at Blockstream, a Bitcoin-focused firm, has released its Markets Weekly Report, dated  August 20, 2021. As noted in the report from Blockstream, Bitcoin is currently on pace “to finish on the top end of this week’s range for the fifth weekly win in… Read More

Mosaic Smart Data, a Real-time Data Analytics Provider for Capital Markets, Partners with Limeglass, a Financial Research Firm

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Mosaic Smart Data, the real-time capital markets data analytics firm, and Limeglass, the financial research innovation firm, have teamed up to enable banking platforms to tap into the value that lies within the research reports associated with the transactions their customers have performed. Mosaic and… Read More

Financial Management: Fintech InvestCloud Launches Wealth Advisor Platform by Japan’s Largest Bank, MUFG

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InvestCloud, a global Fintech company serving large banks, wealth management platforms and fund managers, revealed that it has launched its Wealth Advisor Platform by Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), which is the largest bank in Japan and also one of the world’s largest financial institutions… Read More

San Francisco based Fintech Fundbox, a B2B Payment and Credit Network Provider, Receives Investment from Japan’s MUFG

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Fundbox, a Fintech firm focused on “disrupting” the global $21 trillion B2B commerce ecosystem with its payment and credit network for B2B transactions, confirmed on May 26, 2020, that it received a fresh equity investment from MUFG Innovation Partners Co., Ltd., the corporate VC division… Read More

Japan’s MUFG to Reportedly Invest More Than $700 in South Asian Ride-Hailing Service Grab

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Japan’s Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. (MUFG) is set to invest more than $700 million in Southeast Asian ride-hailing giant Grab. According to Bloomberg, the MUFG intends to market a range of financial services from insurance to loans to Grab’s users. Founded in 2012, Grab… Read More

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Establishes a Security Token Research Consortium with Multiple Partners, Plans for Future of Digital Securities

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Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) (NYSE:MUFG) has established the Security Token Research Consortium (ST Research Consortium) to develop next-generation financial transaction services using blockchain technology. Japan has emerged as a robust market for the development of blockchain technology. MUFG  is one of the largest financial… Read More

Digital Asset Platform Securitize Raises $14 Million in Funding Round led by Santander, Mitsubishi & Nomura

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Digital asset issuance and management platform Securitize has raised $14 million in a funding round led by three big multinational banks: Banco Santander (InnoVentures), MUFG (Mitsubishi’s VC arm) and Nomura Holdings. The investment is a solid recognition of the growing relevance of digitization of securities… Read More

MUFG Union Bank Acquires Supply Chain Finance Platform Trade Payable Services from GE Capital

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MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation (MUAH) and GE Capital announced on Wednesday that MUFG Union Bank, N.A., a subsidiary of MUAH, will be acquiring Trade Payable Services (TPS), a supply chain finance platform, from GE Capital. MUFG Union Bank will reportedly assume management control of the systems and processes… Read More

First Proof of Concept: KYC Blockchain Created by ASEAN Banks

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OCBC Bank, HSBC and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), along with Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), have successfully completed a proof-of-concept for a Know Your Customer (KYC) blockchain. OCBC Bank is the longest established bank in Singapore formed in 1932 from the merger of three… Read More

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Realigns Subsidiaries to Reflect Market Changes Including Fintech

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Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG) has announced a “functional realignment” of its group subsidiaries. The realignment includes a name change from The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd to MUFG Bank, Ltd. (subject to regulatory approval).  The company said they had two aims: adapting to domestic… Read More

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