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Sathapana shifts from MFI to commercial bank

Sathapana Microfinance Plc., the third largest MFI in Cambodia, has officially transformed itself into a commercial bank with total capital of $120 million, a move in line with Japanese-owned Maruhan Japan Bank acquiring a 95.1 percent stake in 2012.​ ...

Sum Manet
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/24144/sathapana-shifts-from-mfi-to-commercial-bank/

China currency deals surge

As trade activity between Cambodia and China intensifies, banks are seeing an increase in deals transacted in yuan, the Chinese currency. Operating in Cambodia since 2010, Bank of China’s Phnom Penh Branch has been trying to promote business transactions in yuan, and has seen a significant ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013070866712/Business/china-currency-deals-surge.html

Maruhan bank opens Laos office in Vientiane

Cambodian-Japanese bank Maruhan Japan opened an office in Vientiane, the capital of Laos, on Saturday, making it the second Cambodian bank and the first Japanese bank to come to that country. Maruhan’s presence in Laos would boost economic and investment ties between the two ASEAN member ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013021861422/Business/maruhan-bank-opens-laos-office-in-vientiane.html

Maruhan Japan Bank buys stake in MFI – Sathapana

Maruhan Japan Bank yesterday became the first commercial bank in Cambodia to make a direct equity investment into a microfinance institution by becoming Sathapana’s majority shareholder, with a 95.1 per cent stake. Financial details were not disclosed. The shareholders who sold out to Maruhan were FMO, ...

http://www.cbre.com.kh/2012/11/maruhan-japan-bank-buys-stake-mfi-sathapana/

Microfinance deal applauded

The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) and a microfinance industry insider applauded one of Cambodia’s top 10 MFIs Sathapana Limited, for changing the majority shareholder to a commercial bank. They said it proves a positive and strong funding source is essential for MFIs to peruse their ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012110659588/Business/the-national-bank-of-cambodia-hails-a-top-local-firm.html

Maruhan Japan Bank buys stake in MFI

Maruhan Japan Bank yesterday became the first commercial bank in Cambodia to make a direct equity investment into a microfinance institution by becoming Sathapana’s majority shareholder, with a 95.1 per cent stake. Financial details were not disclosed. ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012110259531/Business/maruhan-japan-bank-buys-stake-in-mfi.html

Maruhan adds yuan services for customers

MARUHAN Japan Bank will be the next to join a growing list of Cambodian banks that provide cross-border remittance in Chinese yuan. The move by the Japanese-owned bank is part of a greater push to promote trade with China throughout the region, according to a statement ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012041055518/Business/maruhan-adds-yuan-services-for-customers.html

Japanese Bank and Cambodian MFI Join Forces

Maruhan Japan Bank and Seilanithih microfinance institution announced this month they are forming a business alliance through which they will work together for mutual benefit and to provide banking opportunities for Cambodia “By joining forces with us, Seilanithih will be able to expand the size of ...

http://www.etmcambodia.com/

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