French telecom company Orange has signed an agreement with Groupama Banque to develop a full mobile banking service that will be launched in France at the beginning of 2017. The deal, subject to regulatory approval, will also lead to the acquisition by Orange of a 65% stake in Groupama Banque. Groupama will retain the remaining 35%. […]
Threadneedle hires Robson as fund manager global equities Threadneedle Investments has appointed Neil Robson as fund manager in its global equities team, reporting to Jeremy Podger, head of global equities. Hewill join in November and will be lead manager on the Threadneedle (Lux) global focus fund. Robson has more than 20 years’ experience in global equities. […]
French insurance outfit Groupama has dismissed Jean Azéma, chief executive of Groupama since 2000, in an attempt to reinforce the solvency of the group and improve its operational profitability.