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Barclays Management End Up Buying Energy PE Unit

Barclays Natural Resources Investment will be bought out by its own management. The Financial Times is reporting that after being unable to find a suitable buyer, management has decided to lead a buyout of its BNRI private equity unit that […]

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HSBC To Slash Up To 50,000 Jobs As Part Of Overhaul

HSBC said Tuesday it will prune its head count by up to 50,000, as Europe’s biggest bank by assets targets annual cost savings of up to $5 billion in a bid to “significantly reshape” its business. The London-based lender said it […]

US G-SIBs May Need To Hold Significantly Higher Surcharge

US G-SIBs May Need To Hold Significantly Higher Surcharge

The Federal Reserve Board (FRB)’s latest proposal imposing additional capital requirements on the US’s globally systemically important banks (G-SIBs) would result in the banks holding significantly higher surcharge compared with their global peers. In its December 2014 Regulatory brief titled: […]

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Credit Suisse Downsizes Leverage Risk in I-Banking Unit

Credit Suisse Group AG (ADR) (NYSE:CS) has announced that they will be bringing in some new changes to its investment banking unit, after feeling the pressure from investors.  Specifically, investors wanted Credit Suisse to reduce leverage risk and capital usage […]