Consumer Fintech firm Salmon becomes a licensed bank in the Philippines

Salmon, a financial technology company based in the Philippines, announced Tuesday that it has become a licensed bank in the Philippines. The firm has received regulatory approval from the Monetary Board of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) to acquire the controlling interest in Rural Bank of Sta. Rosa (Laguna), a licensed financial institution serving…

Philippine Salmon secures $20M of financing from Argentem Creek Partners

Philippine-based consumer fintech Salmon has on Thursday announced it has secured a $20 million debt facility from U.S. emerging-markets specialist investment firm Argentem Creek Partners, enabling the firm to further scale its lending operations across the Philippines.