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November 19, 2012
07:35 EDTHBAN, TD, PNC, FITB, RBS, KEY, MTB, USBRBS under pressure to sell CItizens, Reuters reports
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is coming under pressure from the U.K. government to put its US Citizens business up for sale, according to Reuters. The unit could be worth around $8.8B-$13.6B, but the publication adds that a sale is not likely to happen for a year or two. TD Bank (TD), M&T Bank (MTB), Fifth-Third (FITB), Huntington (HBAN) or KeyCorp (KEY) could be interest in parts of the network, Credit Suisse analysts have said. Bankers say PNC (PNC) and U.S. Bancorp (USB) could also take a look. Reference Link
News For RBS;TD;MTB;FITB;HBAN;KEY;PNC;USB From The Last 14 Days
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February 26, 2015
11:27 EDTRBSRBS reports FY14 operating profit of GBP 3.5B, compared to GBP 7.5B in 2013
This reflected improved operating results from the core domestic businesses together with significant impairment releases in Ulster Bank and RBS Capital Resolution. Reports 2014 Common Equity Tier 1 ratio of 11.2%. Reports it exceeded its 2014 cost reduction targets with savings of GBP 1.1B.
10:50 EDTUSBNew York regulator considering cybersecurity, cash laundering controls, WSJ says
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10:00 EDTRBSOn The Fly: Analyst Downgrade SummaryStarz
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08:12 EDTRBSRBS downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
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07:41 EDTRBSMizuho Financial Group acquires credit portfolio from RBS
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06:25 EDTRBSRBS to greatly reduce investment bank unit, Financial Times says
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06:15 EDTRBSRBS confirms Howard Davies to succeed Philip Hampton as chairman
Following its announcement on September 25 that Philip Hampton would leave The Royal Bank of Scotland Group during 2015, RBS announced that Howard Davies will succeed him as Chairman. Philip Hampton will step down as Director and Chairman of RBS with effect from August 31. Howard Davies will join the Board at the end of June and assume the role of Chairman from September 1. Howard is currently Chairman of Phoenix Group, a non-executive Director of Prudential plc, and a non-executive Director of Morgan Stanley. He will step down from Phoenix and Morgan Stanley. He will complete his work as Chairman of the UK Airports Commission before assuming the role of RBS Chairman and will retain his position at Prudential and as Professor of Practice at Sciences Po, Paris.
06:14 EDTRBSRBS announces sale of North American loan portfolio to Mizuho
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February 25, 2015
15:05 EDTTDNotable companies reporting before tomorrow's open
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06:07 EDTRBSRBS suspends two additional employees in forex investigation, Reuters says
RBS stated Wednesday it has suspended an additional two employees as part of its investigation into failures to stop foreign currency markets, reports Reuters, citing company statements. The bank had earlier suspended three employees and placed six into a "disciplinary process." Reference Link
February 24, 2015
13:07 EDTRBSEU official: Euro banks shouldn't also go through Fed's stress test, WSJ says
Jonathan Hill, the European Unionís new financial markets chief, told The Wall Street Journal that he does not see a need for the U.S. to give stress tests to European banks that have already received health checks in Europe. Hill says banks across Europe are "properly and sensibly capitalized." The WSJ reported last week that the U.S. units of two European banks, Deutsche Bank (DB) and Banco Santander (SAN), are set to fail the Federal Reserve's stress tests, though they passed ECB stress tests last year. Reference Link
07:49 EDTRBSRBS to downsize investment bank, Asia operations, Reuters says
RBS will transfer responsibility of its investment bank from Donald Workman to restructuring chief Rory Cullinan in order to scale back operations at the unit and largely pull out of Asia, reports Reuters, citing three sources. The bank is expected to announce downsizing in Asia to just 200 staff in Singapore, down from 2,800 in late 2014. Cullinan will also lead the banks exit from "several European markets," said the sources. Reference Link
06:06 EDTHBANHuntington Bancshares agrees to purchase Macquarie Equipment Finance
Huntington Bancshares announced the signing of a definitive agreement for Huntington National Bank to purchase Bloomfield Hills, Michigan-based Macquarie Equipment Finance. With approximately $500M of annual originations, MEF-US is the largest standalone, vendor independent provider of specialized technology financing with customer-centric asset management services in the United States. Huntington will acquire Macquarie Equipment Financeís U.S. business from its ultimate parent company, Sydney, Australia-based Macquarie Group. Under the terms of the agreement, Huntington will acquire approximately $900M of assets and assume approximately $630M of debt, securitizations, and other liabilities. The acquisition is expected to be accretive to Huntingtonís earnings in the first year and is anticipated to be completed by March 31, 2015.
February 23, 2015
13:33 EDTRBSRBS could name Howard Davies as chairman this week, FT reports
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) could name Howard Davies as its chairman as early as Thursday, when the bank reports its full-year results, the Financial Times reports. Davies is currently chairman of insurance business Phoenix Group and chairs Morgan Stanley's (MS) risk committee. Current RBS Chairman Philip Hampton is set to become GlaxoSmithKline's (GSK) chairman as early as this summer. Reference Link
February 19, 2015
16:08 EDTMTBMotorcar Parts comments on M&T Bank lawsuit
Motorcar Parts of America (MPAA) said it believes that a lawsuit filed by M&T Bank (MTB) relating to its loan agreements with a former subsidiary of MPAA is without merit and MPAA will vigorously defend itself.
14:21 EDTRBSS&P reportedly says Greece contagion not a major risk, Reuters reports
The risk of contagion spreading from Greece to other European countries is not that large, a German newspaper quoted S&P's chief sovereign ratings officer as saying, according to Reuters. The euro zone would be able to handle an exit of the bloc by Greece, the ratings officer was quoted as saying, Reuters reported. Publicly traded European banks include Banco Santander (SAN), Barclays (BCS), Credit Suisse (CS), Deutsche Bank (DB), HSBC (HSBC), ING Groep (ING), Lloyds Banking (LYG), RBS (RBS) and UBS (UBS). Reference Link
06:47 EDTUSBReport shows subprime consumer loans at pre-2007 levels, WSJ says
Equifax (EFX) has released a report stating nearly 40%, or 50M, of auto loans, credit cards, and personal loans during the first 11 months of 2014 were made to subprime customers, the highest levels since the 2007 financial crisis, reports the Wall Street Journal. LendingTree (TREE) Chief Marketing Officer Gabriel Dalporto attributes the growth to nonbank lenders under less regulatory scrutiny than large banks. Publicly traded companies in the space include Bank of America (BAC), Citi (C), Goldman Sachs (GS), JPMorgan (JPM), Morgan Stanley (MS), U.S. Bancorp (USB) and Wells Fargo (WFC). Reference Link
06:04 EDTRBSFCA to investigate investment and corporate banking
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February 18, 2015
07:21 EDTUSBJPMorgan, Citi top government report of riskiest banks, Reuters reports
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February 15, 2015
17:08 EDTFITBFifth Third Bancorp could reach previous high over 18-24 months, Barron's says
Fifth Third Bancorp could return to its previous high over the next 18 to 24 months with even a slight improvement in the banking climate, Barron's contends in its 'The Trader' column. Reference Link
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