BNP Paribas acquires majority stake in France’s Compte-Nickel

BNP Paribas has purchased a majority stake in French fintech startup Compte-Nickel. The bank has acquired 95% of the startup’s shares. The company was founded in 2010 by Financière des Paiements Électroniques (FPE) and provides alternative electronic banking services. No terms were officially disclosed but Le Monde is reporting the deal is worth €200 million. […]