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Charles Drucker, Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Worldpay commenting on the announc
March 24 · Issue #135 · View online
Charles Drucker, Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Worldpay commenting on the announcement of the FIS-Worldpay merger:
 “At Worldpay, our focus has always been on delivering more value to our clients and partners and making decisions that achieve our growth and performance objectives. Combining with FIS helps us accelerate the achievement of that, now benefitting from new scale and capabilities that will truly differentiate the company globally. We are proud to become part of one of the financial services industry’s most respected and consistently performing companies, and I am excited about the new opportunities this brings both for the business and our colleagues worldwide.” 

Motive Podcasts
On the Future of Finance podcast, last week we heard from Canada’s Paul Desmarais III and this week we hear from Katrin Herrling, CEO & Co-founder of Funding Xchange, a fast growth British FinTech firm founded to help business owners navigate the funding space.
The Future of Finance by Motive Labs on Apple Podcasts
The Future of Finance by Motive Labs on Soundcloud
Upcoming Industry Events
Financial Services
FIS to Buy Payments Group Worldpay for $43 Billion
Standard Chartered launches FinTech Bridge
Amazon Pay inks Worldpay integration as it branches out in the wider world of e-commerce
NatWest launches business virtual account platform
Incumbent financial institutions harness the power of the entrepreneurial mindset
Nationwide to use CreditLadder for mortgage test
UniCredit completes transaction on blockchain platform
Russia backs global use of its alternative SWIFT system
Four digital and traditional trends in banking in 2019
The Future of Personal Identity: Opportunities and risks for banks
IBM Launches A Blockchain-Based Global Payments Network Using Stellar's Cryptocurrency
Jumio integrates with ComplyAdvantage for new AML solution
Non-bank PSPs get UK competitive boost
Why Brokerages Outsource Their Broker Technology
Australia Unveils Blockchain Roadmap, Creates $71,000 Fund
Curve announces plans for global expansion
IPC Systems and Omniex Struck Partnership on Crypto Trading
New cash flow platform Avrium hits the UK market
6 ways conversational AI supercharges the bank customer experience
Bitcoin to Zero? Why Analysts May Be Wrong About the Death of BTC
Challenger banks country by country: who’s who (and what’s their tech)
Open banking: progressing to the summit
The new TARGET instant payment settlement (TIPS) service
MAS to Focus on Helping Brokers Detect Customer Market Abuse
41% of banks missed PSD2 deadline says survey
Key Hires
Santander InnoVentures hires VC vet to boost Silicon Valley position
CFH Clearing Promotes Paul Groves to Head Europe Sales
Cobalt Onboards 5 Ex-UBS, Traiana, Morgan Stanley Executives
Visa Diving into Crypto with New Hires
Itiviti Appoints Former FIS COO Rob Mackay as New CEO
TradeIX plans to hire 70 staff in Ireland
M&A Activity
Funding Transactions
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