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LSE terminates sale of LCH.Clearnet to Euronext

Euronext has an eye on LCH.Clearnet

Pan-European exchange Euronext has made an irrevocable cash offer of €510 million to acquire clearing and central counterparty (CCP) services provider LCH.Clearnet.

EC blocks Deutsche Börse and LSE merger

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The European Commission (EC) has prohibited the proposed merger between Deutsche Börse and London Stock Exchange (LSE) under the EU Merger Regulation. EC commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, says the merger “would have significantly reduced competition by creating a de facto monopoly in the crucial area of clearing of fixed income instruments” […]

Oracle ponders acquisition of Accenture?

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Oracle is exploring the feasibility of buying consultancy giant Accenture, and has hired specialists to that effect, it is understood.

Six into one with new finance and banking trade association, UK Finance

Bob Wigley, UK Finance. Better luck than will Yellow Pages...

The UK’s new financial trade association – created as a result of the merger between six domestic associations in the banking and payments space – has unveiled its name: UK Finance.

Autosoft Dynamics ousts rival Path Solutions at ex-Burj Bank in Pakistan

Bank Alfalah and Warid Telecom customers in Pakistan will now have access to mobile banking

Al Baraka Bank in Pakistan is migrating the acquired fellow Islamic bank, Burj Bank, onto the Autobanker core banking system from Autosoft Dynamics.

Top fintech stories this week – 17 March 2017

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Catch up on Banking Technology’s top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place!

DH Corporation to be bought by Vista Equity Partners and merged with Misys

Here comes Vista Capital Partners...

Canada’s banking software firm DH Corporation (D+H) is to be acquired by Vista Equity Partners and merged with Misys. The deal is reported to be worth CA$ 2.5 billion ($1.9 billion).

Fintech acquisition round-up: 9 March 2017

Fintech acquisitions: who's buying who?

Who’s buying who? Featuring Broadridge, Message Automation, Numerix and TFG Financial Systems.

Amazon looking to buy Capital One?

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Amazon is rumoured to be pondering the acquisition of Capital One. Banking Technology contacted both parties for a comment but received no response.

Temenos to acquire Australian partner Rubik for $50m

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Australia-based banking software and services vendor Rubik Financial is to be taken over by Temenos. The deal is valued at $50 million.

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