Fourteen students who will be sitting Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) exams in May/June this year have had part of their exam tab settled by LASCO Financial Services Limited (LFSL) through its LASCO Money brand. For the second year in a row, the company awarded students up to $10,000 each to cover the requisite...
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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Scotia Jamaica Microfinance Company Limited, formerly traded as CrediScotia, has changed its name to LASCO Microfinance Limited, effective December 1, 2017. The move follows the November 2017 acquisition of CrediScotia by LASCO Financial Services Limited (LFSL). LASCO Microfinance Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of LFSL, is now the fourth largest contender in...
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What’s the most memorable meal that you have enjoyed in Kingston? Curried goat from the LASCO White Marl canteen.   What would you do if you were mayor of Kingston for a day? Penalise those who dump garbage in the gullies, and beautify the city with more plants and flowers.   What would be your...
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Lasco Financial forms new loans subsidiary as business triples Lasco Financial Services Limited has bundled its loan business into a new subsidiary called Lasco Microfinance Limited, following its acquisition of CrediScotia, a deal that served to triple its loan book to $1.8 billion. The restructuring, which is ongoing and now sees the company referring to...
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Lasco Financial forms new loans subsidiary as business triples Lasco Financial Services Limited has bundled its loan business into a new subsidiary called Lasco Microfinance Limited, following its acquisition of CrediScotia, a deal that served to triple its loan book to $1.8 billion. The restructuring, which is ongoing and now sees the company referring to...
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PARIS and MADRID, Jan. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI) announced today that its award-winning innovative digital channel, MoneyGram.com, is now available to customers sending money from France and Spain. MoneyGram.com enables customers to stay financially connected with their loved ones in over 200 countries and territories with just a few clicks on a mobile device or a tablet. In the third quarter...
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Executive Chairman of the LASCO Affiliated Companies, Lascelles Chin, was named among the 2017 GUSI Peace Prize International awardees in Manila, Philippines. The ceremony on Wednesday, November 22, 2017, at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City, honoured 17 in a glitzy affair. “I am both pleased and humbled to have my work honoured...
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Lasco Financial Services Limited (LASF), for the nine months ended December 31, 2017 recorded trading income of $1.09 billion; this represented a growth of 37% when compared to $794.46 million posted in 2016, while trading income for the quarter amounted to $407.48 million (2016: $288.25 million). according to LASF, “This is attributed to seasonally strong...
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DALLAS, Jan. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI) announced today the launch of new global customer verification standards for all sends and receives. Among other requirements, customers will now need to provide identification before transacting with MoneyGram for any amount of money. With this initiative, MoneyGram is providing its customers with the...
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