FirstBank CEO says Santander acquisition is ‘transformational for the company’

Aurelio Alemán, CEO of First BanCorp., the parent company of FirstBank, explained what the acquisition of Banco Santander’s assets in Puerto Rico will represent for the market and the financial institution he heads.

He also went over aspects of the bank’s third quarter results, released a day after the deal was made public.

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Business reporter with 25 years of experience writing for weekly and daily newspapers, as well as trade publications in Puerto Rico. My list of former employers includes Caribbean Business, The San Juan Star, and the Puerto Rico Daily Sun, among others. My areas of expertise include telecommunications, technology, retail, agriculture, tourism, banking and most other areas of the economy.

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