MUFG Union Bank acquires SCF Platform Trade Payable Services

Thursday 17 January 2019 11:03 CET | News

US-based MUFG Union Bank has announced the acquisition of supply chain finance platform Trade Payable Services from GE Capital.

MUFG Union Bank will reportedly assume management control of the systems and processes supporting the supply chain finance activities that GE Capital performs for GE.

According to MUFG, the TPS platform supports relationships with GE suppliers worldwide. Upon closing of the transaction, which is subject to closing conditions, regulatory approvals, and information/consultation processes where required in accordance with local laws, GE suppliers will have the opportunity to transition to a new program with MUFG over the course of 18 to 24 months. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Through its Accelerated Payment Program Overview the TPS platform provides suppliers with faster invoice payments from their customer. Invoices can be paid upon approval in exchange for a discount, which is deducted from the gross amount of the invoice. Other features include flexible payment options and potential to receive 2 day ACH payments.

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Keywords: MUFG Union Bank, Trade Payable Services, GE Capital, acquisition, supply chain finance, SCF platform, e-invoicing, ACH payments, B2B payments
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