Banco Santander Buys Tech Assets of Wirecard

As the assets of the doomed German fintech, Wirecard is up for grab, Banco Santander has become the latest to acquire several highly specialized technological assets from the merchant payments business of Wir...

Santander to Facilitate Ripple-Based Services in Mexico

Banco Santander, a major Spanish bank, is gearing up to expand Ripple-based international payments services to Mexico. In a Form 20-F filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on March 6, the b...

Santander Acquires Fintech Startup Ebury for $453 Million

Spanish bank Banco Santander SA on Monday announced the acquisition of the majority stake in Ebury, a UK-based payments platform, for £350 million ($453 million). The bank will purchase 50.1 percent of the E...

UK Banking Blockade Against Crypto Exchange Coinbase?

Spanish bank Santander has apparently put a block on UK customers trying to deposit fiat funds to cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, while Barclays has also cut ties with the exchange. The news emerged from a...