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IFC, MAS, and WEF Sign MOU to Boost Digital Inclusion in Emerging Economies

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), and the World Economic Forum have committed to a Memorandum of Understanding, aiming to enhance digital inclusion in emerging and developing economies. This initiative seeks to address the disparities faced

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IFC Proposes US$250m Investment in Singapore’s DBS

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a World Bank Group member, revealed in a disclosure that it plans to invest up to US$250 million in DBS, the leading Singapore-based financial services group. The IFC proposed investment involves a 50-50 equal risk-sharing

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IFC Acquires Stake in Collectius To Launch US$60M Investment Platform

Collectius, a credit management servicing company, will launch a US$60 million regional investment platform with IFC, a member of the World Bank Group who has also become a minority equity shareholder in the company. The platform is solely dedicated to

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PayMaya’s Parent Company Secures US$ 120 Million from Tencent, IFC, KKR and PLDT

PLDT, a major telco player from the Philippines, KKR, a Global investment firm, Tencent, the China-based internet giant, and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group announced the signing of agreements which will see the parties commit up to

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PLDT’s Voyager Seals US$40M Investment from IFC

Voyager Innovations, the fintech arm of the Philippines’ top digital telecommunications firm PLDT Inc, has sealed a US$40 million investment from International Finance Corp (IFC), and IFC Emerging Asia Fund with both acquiring a minority stake in the company. Voyager

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2 Game-Changing Developments From MAS that Happened in September 2018

Singapore has aspirations towards becoming a fintech hub in the ASEAN region, and global eyes have been raptly observing the island nation’s progress. Singapore is said to be welcoming of outside talents if they have a good idea to elevate

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ASEAN Financial Innovation Network: An Industry Fintech Sandbox to Drive Innovation and Inclusion

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the ASEAN Bankers Association (ABA), introduced, an industry FinTech sandbox for financial institutions and FinTech firms as part of the ASEAN Financial Innovation Network (AFIN),

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