IndusInd Bank to merge with Bharat Financial Inclusion on July 4

lnduslnd Bank said it will give effect to its take over of Bharat Financial Inclusion Limited — formerly known as SKS Microfinance Limited — on July 4. The private sector bank said it received the approval of National Companies Law Tribunal or NCLT last Thursday. With the merger, “all the assets and liabilities of Bharat […]

IndusInd Bank puts two cards on one plastic

IndusInd Bank launched what it called India’s first dual, debit cum credit card. The ‘Duo’ card has two magnetic stripes on either edges and two chips on either ends. The card design uses the anagram technique to enhance and highlight the singularity of the Duo Card. IndusInd Bank, part of the Hinduja Group, is among […]

IndusInd Bank says only “small, two-digit exposure” to Gitanjali Gems

Private sector lender IndusInd Bank clarified that it does not have any heavy exposure to the ongoing saga of fraud and crime involving unauthorized letters of comfort issued by an employee of Punjab National Bank. “IndusInd Bank has no direct credit exposures to Nirav Modi nor any indirect credit exposures basis the LoUs issued by […]

MobiKwik creates wallet app for bank even as rivals focus on payments bank

Wallet app provider MobiKwik announced a tie-up with IndusInd under which it has launched an app exclusively for the bank’s 10 mln customers. The move is in line with the app company’s strategy to be a partner and solutions provider to traditional financial services companies such as banks, instead of recreating the whole banking infrastructure […]

IndusInd Bank enters merger talks with SKS Microfinance

Bharat Financial Inclusion, formerly known as SKS Microfinance, said it has entered into exclusive discussion with IndusInd Bank on a potential “strategic combination by way of amalgamation through a scheme of arrangement, or any other suitable structure.” SKS Microfinance is a non-banking finance company (NBFC) was founded in 1997 by Vikram Akula, who served as […]

PayU India enters strategic tie up with IndusInd Bank

IndusInd Bank and online payment company Payu India entered into a strategic partnership too joint solutions. “The partnership is aimed at bridging the gap between conventional banking world and the new age online payment systems,” the private sector bank said. It will help bring the full suite of consumer banking products online, it added. “The […]

IndusInd Bank completes acquisition of Diamond financing unit from RBS India

IndusInd Bank said it completed the acquisition of Diamond & Jewellery financing business and related deposit portfolio of Royal Bank of Scotland N.V. in India. With this, the Bank said, loan portfolio is approximately Rs.41 billion has been transferred to the bank from Royal Bank of Scotland. IndusInd Bank is a private bank in India […]