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June 5th, 2020
Republic Bank to ‘invest in local talent’; Retains all Scotiabank staff

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) completed its acquisition of Scotiabank’s operations in the [British] Virgin Islands on May 31, 2020, and all 51 staff members of former Scotiabank have been retained.

May 30th, 2020
Scotibank BVI completes sale to Republic Financial Holdings

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Scotiabank (British Virgin Islands) Limited has completed its previously announced sale to Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) of Trinidad and Tobago, with the closing date effective May 31, 2020.

March 30th, 2020
Scotiabank announces customer assistance program

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the Virgin Islands cope with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, Scotiabank with the aim of helping its customers have announced a number of measures to provide financial relief to those who need it most.

November 29th, 2019
Scotiabank BVI being sold to Republic Bank of T&T

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Scotiabank is looking to exit the Virgin Islands as the Bank of Nova Scotia has reached an agreement for the sale of 100% of its shares in Scotiabank (British Virgin Islands) Limited to Republic Financial Holdings Limited (‘Republic Bank’) Bank.

April 12th, 2019
Scotiabank brings tech to help customers control finances

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Regional Banking institution Scotiabank announces new enhancements to its Alerts feature to give customers more control of their banking.

March 14th, 2019
Talks fruitful for return of Banking to VG – Premier

Road Town, Tortola, VI – Banking service is expected to make a full return to the sister island of Virgin Gorda (VG), after several months without a banking presence on the island following the exit of Scotiabank in September of 2018.

February 1st, 2019
No banking on Virgin Gorda after 8 years under NDP – Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Outspoken social commentator and ZBVI 780 radio host, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline is lashing out at the Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) led National Democratic Party (NDP 1) for its inaction in making sure a bank is available to the people of Virgin Gorda.

December 1st, 2018
Antigua & Guyana Gov’ts concerned about sale of Scotiabank

CARIBBEAN 360

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – The government of Antigua and Barbuda appears to be in a fighting mood over plans by Scotiabank to sell off its operations in the twin-island nation, while Guyana has also expressed concern that the sale will create issues for the banking sector in that Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country.

June 29th, 2018
Scotiabank in VG to close; no more banking services left!

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Word reaching our newsroom is that Scotiabank on Virgin Gorda, will closed by the end of August 2018.

December 8th, 2017
5K run/walk to raise funds for BVI Autism Centre

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Whether in shape or not, persons are being encouraged to come out in large numbers on December 16, 2017 for a charity 5K run/walk in support of the BVI Autism Centre, which was damaged by Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017.

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