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White Oak Delivers $80 Million Term Loan Financing

Fintech News Desk
White Oak Global Advisors, LLC, announced it provided a $80 million term loan supporting the refinancing of one of the largest non-ferrous and ferrous metals recyclers in the US. The structure, which also includes an $80 million asset-based credit facility, provides the company with a more efficient capital structure and......
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Verdant Capital Advises Baxi, a Leading Super-Agent in Nigeria, on Its Sale to MFS Africa

Fintech News Desk
MFS Africa is acquiring Baxi to expand its network into Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy and perhaps its most fintech dynamic market. Nigeria is also the largest remittance market in Africa representing one-third of intra-Africa remittance flows, and is home to the largest number of SMEs. Verdant Capital views the two......
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Finding the Trading Styles Best Suited for Your Personality

Dany Mawas
Online trading continues to enjoy growth as young and digitally savvy people consider alternative forms of generating income. Each day more people are learning about its features, benefits, and potential profitability. With accessibility to online trading platforms steadily improving, this industry will no longer be for the few, but rather......
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BMO Harnesses AI Technology for Capital Markets Structured Note Pricing and Scenario Analysis

Fintech News Desk
BMO Financial Group and Riskfuel Analytics a Toronto-based start-up, announced a partnership to develop models for pricing and scenario analysis of structured derivatives transactions. This comes following a successful pilot project, which saw quantitative researchers from both firms develop a solution to speed up valuation of autocallable notes which previously presented significant runtime challenges......
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UN Chief Welcomes Historic’ IMF Liquidity Boost for Governments in Need

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IMF’s allocation makes new borrowing available to the fund’s 190 member countries, roughly in proportion to their share of the global economy. As the COVID-19 crisis continues to exacerbate restrictions on government spending throughout the world, the UN chief on Tuesday welcomed the decision by the International Monetary Fund (IMF)......
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A humanitarian Partnership in Times of COVID

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In Burkina Faso, the Islamic Development Bank and Islamic Solidarity Fund for Development – the bank’s poverty alleviation arm joined hands with Light for The World to get immediate help to the communities hit hardest by the COVID-19 crisis The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the lives of billions, and it......
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Three Top Fintech Cyber Security Trends for 2021

Todd Golub
The Fintech cybersecurity market is ever-evolving with new technologies and regulations influencing change. Here are three trends in the market we expect to see in 2021. Financial Services Firms and Exchanges Shift to High-Speed, Full Packet Capture and Analysis to Boost Security One of the first uses of PCAP, or......
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Cowen and Polysign to Launch Strategic Partnership

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Cowen Digital Asset Investment Company LLC, a division of Cowen Inc., and PolySign, Inc. today announced a strategic partnership, with the goal of enabling Cowen’s institutional clients to seamlessly secure, access and leverage cryptocurrencies and digital assets in their portfolios.  In support of the partnership, Cowen has made a $25......
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Finance in Common Summit Spring Meeting: Public Development Banks Call for New Financing for Africa’s Recovery Post-COVID-19

Fintech News Desk
Participants in the meeting, hosted by the African Development Bank, brainstormed on joint actions that could help boost a strong and inclusive recovery in Africa A global coalition of public development banks today emphasized the urgency of immediate resources for Africa’s recovery post-Covid 19. Together, they committed to deepening cooperation......
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Automate or Out-of-Date: 3 Reasons Why Automation Is The Key for Your SMBs Success!

Amit Chaudhry
As a business leader in today’s digital-first era, you need to be constantly seeking innovative ways to improve operational efficiency and build financial intelligence. A recent study shared by SMB Group notes that SMBs that have accelerated technology adoption and investments are 42% more likely to have increased their revenues than SMBs......