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CBA offer for Count Financial points to consolidation of larger firms

Australian banking giant CBA announced on August 30 that it had offered A$373m for Count Financial, one day after the first bill for the FOFA was announced. Datamonitor believes that further consolidations involving larger-than-expected players are set to occur in response to the reforms.

Published By Datamonitor
01 Sep 2011
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Lloyds branch disposal faces obstacles to a timely sale

Co-operative Bank and NBNK are the only bidders known to have submitted formal proposals for the branches and associated customer accounts that Lloyds is being forced to sell. Lloyds needs to sell quickly to pre-empt September's report from the Independent Commission on Banking, which may recommend a larger disposal to promote competition, while customer reaction may delay the sale further.

Published By Datamonitor
21 Jul 2011
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CommentWire

Lloyds TSB and HBOS: pressure for a merger may herald the end of competitive banking in the UK

The government has pledged to provide rescue packages to both Lloyds TSB and HBOS only under the condition that they merge. With this added incentive, Lloyds may eventually buy out HBOS, even in the wake of steep falls in the share prices of both banks. This move may promote stability in the banking system, but could signify the beginning of the end of competition and banking best practice.

Published By Datamonitor
31 Oct 2008
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RBS: bracing for first annual loss in 2008

The Royal Bank of Scotland's new CEO has signaled that the bank is not expecting to make any profit in 2008. The bank has grown in size and influence over the last 10 years, and has quite possibly made one acquisition too many. Indeed, the bank has spent almost $90 billion on takeovers since 2000, which has contributed significantly to its current poor financial state.

Published By Datamonitor
17 Nov 2008
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Russia: Sberbank and Troika Dialog's merger will create a force to be reckoned with in Europe

Sberbank of Russia and Troika Dialog have announced that they are merging to establish the largest universal banking institution in Russia. As part of the process of integrating Troika into the Sberbank structure, a new wealth management unit is being created, which will be a dominant player in the country's growing affluent market, giving it an excellent base to pursue further expansion plans.

Published By Datamonitor
17 Feb 2012

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