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Ziegler closes tax-exempt bank direct purchase for CRC to $59m
By BBR Staff Writer
Ziegler, a specialty investment bank, has successfully closed a tax-exempt bank direct purchase for Covenant Retirement Communities (CRC).
Banking Services > Commercial Banking > News
Bank of the Sierra drops relocation plans
By BBR Staff Writer
Bank of the Sierra has purchased the property located at 86 N Main Street, Porterville, California, US, for its new office.
Banking Services > Commercial Banking > News
First Security Group appoints CEO
By BBR Staff Writer
First Security Group, the wholly-owned community-bank subsidiary of First Security, has appointed Michael Kramer as its chief executive officer to help the bank focus on creating a profitable community bank.
News
Blackhawk Capital inks LOI with private equity group
By BBR Staff Writer
Blackhawk Capital Group BDC and a private equity group have reached a non-binding letter of intent to invest $153.9m of assets into Blackhawk, which is subject to the execution of a definitive agreement for the transaction.
Wealth & Assets Management > Private Equity > News
CMNE to acquire Citigroup Belgian retail business
By BBR Staff Writer
US-based financial services firm Citigroup is selling its Belgian retail operations to French bank Credit Mutuel Nord Europe (CMNE) for an undisclosed price as part of its strategy to unload risky assets.
Banking Services > Commercial Banking > News
IBM to provide IT services infrastructure management for La Caixa
By BBR Staff Writer
Spanish-based retail bank, La Caixa has signed a strategic services relationship with a US based computer services provider International Business Machines (IBM) for Information Technology (IT) services infrastructure management.
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HSBC Malta to sell card acquiring business to Global
By BBR Staff Writer
HSBC Bank Malta, a subsidiary of HSBC, has agreed to sell its card acquiring business to HSBC Merchant Services (Global), which is a Maltese subsidiary of Global Payments.
Banking Services > Cards > News
Diamond Hill Investment appoints co-chief investment officer
By BBR Staff Writer
Diamond Hill Investment Group has appointed Chris Bingaman as co-chief investment officer effective 31 December 2011.
Wealth & Assets Management > Asset Management > News
NorthEast Community Bank submits application to convert to New York-Chartered Savings Bank
By BBR Staff Writer
NorthEast Community Bank has submitted an application to the New York State Department of Financial Services to convert its charter from a federally-chartered savings bank to a New York-chartered savings bank.
Banking Services > Commercial Banking > News
GE Capital to acquire most of depository business of MetLife Bank
By BBR Staff Writer
GE Capital Financial has agreed to acquire most of the depository business of North America-based MetLife Bank.
Banking Services > Retail Banking > News
FINRA fines Credit Suisse Securities $1.75m over short sales
By BBR Staff Writer
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has fined Credit Suisse Securities (USA) $1.75m for violating Regulation SHO (Reg SHO) and failing to properly supervise short sales of securities and marking of sale orders.
Wealth & Assets Management > Asset Management > News
Community Bank to acquire The Palm Bank
By BBR Staff Writer
Community Bank & Company has agreed to acquire Florida-based The Palm Bank, a subsidiary of Palm Bancorp.
Banking Services > Commercial Banking > News
NASDAQ OMX Group names head of OMX Baltic Market
By BBR Staff Writer
The NASDAQ OMX Group has appointed Arminta Saladziene as head of the NASDAQ OMX Baltic Market, effective from 1 January 2012.
Intermediaries > ECN & Exchanges > News
Banco Cruzeiro do Sul to buy 88.7% stake in Banco Prosper for R$55m
By BBR Staff Writer
Banco Cruzeiro do Sul, a Brazil-based provider of commercial banking services, has agreed to acquire 88.7% of Banco Prosper's capital stock for R$55m.
Banking Services > Commercial Banking > News
Standard Life hires president, CEO of Canada
By BBR Staff Writer
Standard Life, a UK based provider of long term savings and investments solutions, has appointed Charles Guay as president and CEO of Standard Life Canada.
Wealth & Assets Management > Asset Management > News

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Revenue Leakage – Opportunity Calling! By Suntec
Revenue Leakage has been a universal phenomenon, gnawing up the profit margins of transaction-based industries, especially across their business support systems. Though the Banking industry people are particularly quick in acknowledging the glaring prevalence of revenue leakage, they are not able to pinpoint its source or quantity, or chart methodologies to ensure Revenue Assurance.... Banking Services > Commercial Banking > White Papers Customer Profitability Vs. Customer Satisfaction: Keep Guessing or Model your Pricing Strategies By Suntec
Most financial institutions do not have a clear understanding of what or who drives their profitability. They make assumptions or guesswork, and most of the time, try and fix their profitability metrics into the 80/20 rule or something similar — the majority of profits (80%) come from a minority (20%) of customers, products or business segments. Is profitability as simple as this? While there is no denying the 80/20 rule, how does an organization find this 20%? ... Banking Services > Commercial Banking > White Papers Banks - Reward Your Customers Incrementally, Based on Their Profitability By Suntec
Financial Institutions (FI) are on the verge of a strategic make-over. The market conditions imply an increased need to generate revenues and customer profitability, to ensure sustainability and future business success. In order to achieve these objectives, the FIs need to devise strategies that leverage customer relationships in a way that has never been done before. ... Banking Services > Commercial Banking > White Papers Achieving Measurable Gains by Automating Claims Processing By Kofax
Moving to a fully automated process is a goal for claims processing of nearly all insurance executives. Companies are at various levels of automation and often do not have an appropriate strategy to achieve higher levels of automation. This white paper identifies seven levels of claims automation and provides a roadmap that can be followed to enhance claims processing. This straightforward approach can be used to increase the likelihood of successful automation. Download this free white paper from Kofax to find out more.... White Papers Customer Centricity: The Key to Success in Retail Banking By Kofax
The economic slowdown has forced many banks to redirect their focus to retail banking and reinvent themselves as customer-centric organizations. But many institutions still use legacy infrastructures and processes that hinder necessary readjustments, in particular with regard to information exchange and customer communication. This white paper explains how these difficulties can be overcome, and how banks and financial institutions can reengineer core IT and business processes to support their business objectives. Download this free white paper from Kofax to find out more.... White Papers See more
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