Scotiabank completes sale of its operations in the British Virgin Islands to Republic Financial Holdings Limited
May 30, 2020
BVI - May 30, 2020 - Scotiabank announced today that it has completed the previously announced sale of its banking operations in the British Virgin Islands to Republic Financial Holdings Limited ('RFHL'), with an effective closing date of May 31, 2020.
This transaction supports the Bank's strategic decision to focus on operations across its international footprint, where it can achieve greater scale and deliver value for customers.
RFHL is the parent company of a leading financial institution based in Trinidad & Tobago with operations across the Caribbean and Ghana, Africa.
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