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Mizuho Corporate Bank Signs up for CB.Net and Petra Financial Reference Data Directory

Following their signing of a partnership agreement in July, Petra Financial and CB.Net have announced their first customer for their combined reference data directory offering. Mizuho Corporate Bank has deployed, CB.Net’s BankSearchPlusOnline in three locations worldwide: London, Paris and Milan.

According to the vendors, BankSearchPlusOnline will give Mizuho staff access to a comprehensive directory of international payments reference data, including SEPA compliancy and payment routing data and IBAN2BIC validation.

Terry Rogers, Mizuho’s head of customer services, comments: ”BankSearchPlus is an easy to use tool that helps improve our customer service. BankSearchPlusOnline web query tool is easy for us to deploy to our branches and our staff are able to use high calibre data to improve the quality of service that we deliver.”

Ian Dunning, managing director of CB.Net, says: “Payments reference data is becoming more prominent in the finance industry and Mizuho have invested in the BankSearchPlusOnline web query tool in order for them to continue delivering the best service and value for money to their customers.”

John Burton, marketing director of Petra Financial, continues: “What our expanded agreement delivers is a compelling combination of depth of quality reference data that CB.Net’s rigorous focus on quality brings, and Petra Financial’s domain expertise, complete customer satisfaction, and broad experience with the majority of the market’s banking and payments systems.”

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