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Capital One jumps ahead in the USA | Banking Insight

The real consumer banking wars have begun with the Bank of America / JPM Chase wars enjoined by the new #3 Capital One. Capital One’s $2.6 bln purchase of HSBC’s … Continue reading

March 10, 2012

European Banks in the US: What’s left will not go away!

While ING and HSBC got out of the US businesses , HSBC still alive in retail banking , the others are finally getting a little possessive about their assets in … Continue reading

February 16, 2012

Welcoming Capital One: The 5th largest bank by deposits gets the Deal done | Banking insight

No one is sure how closely the Fed watched the line items even as it told the acquirer Cap One to take a close look at its kending and collection … Continue reading

February 15, 2012 · 2 Comments

Too many private label cards? Capital One awaits tentatively on HSBC buy

Hat Tip: ( Kohls-COF)  (COF – HSBC) As the HSBC purchase for $30 bln gets into “TBTF” issues though funded by good deposits of $80 bln from ING direct … Continue reading

December 12, 2011 · 5 Comments

Capital One bids: And sold for $32.7 bln ..HSBC Credit Cards

The HSBC USA portfolio fo $30.4 bln in Credit cards that including the HHI portfolio profit of $300 mln for the half year grew profits of close to $600 mln (EBIT, contrary to the … Continue reading

August 10, 2011

Capital One bids: A profitable HSBC Credit Cards unit and we are a bigger bank

I hope you can keep up with us and give us a pat now and then for the tough financials we decode to give you an accurate market wrenching analysis … Continue reading

August 9, 2011 · 1 Comment

Advantage Dealbook: Global M&A goes mid-market

With no. 1 in Feesm value and volume, Goldman Sachs boast for the quarter were its advising Skyp ein its $4 billion purchase by theMicrosoft innovation team and Sealed Air’s … Continue reading

July 19, 2011

Capital One bids: All that being on the clock must already be hurting..

Do pick up the next deal tab for Capital One as they dig into HSBC Credit Cards’ large $30 bln portfolio.. But then it’s just  publicity as a strategy Capital … Continue reading

June 16, 2011 · 7 Comments

On the cash you get from warrants | O’nomics

On Thursday, the Treasury Department will auction off the stock warrants it received from the bank as part of its $25 billion Troubled Asset Relief Program loan.The warrants could be … Continue reading

December 9, 2009

Sunset of the strip? American Express and Capital One | Ecommerce Journal

The large U.S. credit card issuers American Express Co and Capital One Financial Corp said rising customer delinquencies reduced second-quarter earnings. Thus, profit decreased by 84 % at American Express, … Continue reading

July 25, 2009