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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
UCFC sells four branches of Home Savings to Croghan Colonial Bank
By BBR Staff Writer
United Community Financial, the holding company of The Home Savings and Loan Company, has completed the sale of Home Savings' four western-most branches to Croghan Colonial Bank, a subsidiary of Croghan Bancshares.
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Washington Trust opens mortgage loan production office in Hartford area
By BBR Staff Writer
Washington Trust, a subsidiary of Rhode Island-based Washington Trust Bancorp, has opened the Home Loan Center, a mortgage loan production office located just outside of Connecticut.
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Union Bank opens retail bank branch in Bellevue
By BBR Staff Writer
Union Bank has opened Lakemont's first retail bank branch in Bellevue to offer the full range of banking services.
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HSBC to sell Japanese private banking business
By BBR Staff Writer
UK-based HSBC Holdings has agreed to sell its private banking business in Japan to Credit Suisse and Credit Suisse Securities (Japan).
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Wells Fargo to buy Burdale from Bank of Ireland for EUR690m
By BBR Staff Writer
Wells Fargo Bank has agreed to acquire Burdale Financial Holdings (Burdale) and the portfolio of Burdale Capital Finance from Bank of Ireland for EUR690m to expand its international commercial finance capabilities.
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Morgan Stanley to slash 1,600 jobs globally
By BBR Staff Writer
Morgan Stanley, a US-based financial services firm, is planning to cut 1,600 jobs across all levels of the company globally.
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Credit Agricole to slash 2,350 jobs worldwide
By BBR Staff Writer
French banking group Credit Agricole is planning to slash 2,350 jobs worldwide amid Euro debt crisis, with France taking the major brunt at about 850 expected job cuts.
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CIT Group names president of Europe
By BBR Staff Writer
CIT Group, a provider of financing to small businesses and middle market companies, has appointed Richard Green as president of CIT Europe.
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Bank of America hires chief data officer
By BBR Staff Writer
Bank of America has hired John Bottega as chief data officer responsible for the bank's data management strategy, policy and governance.
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Investors braced for below trend growth, low inflation in 2012: BofA Survey
By BBR Staff Writer
Investors are looking to US equities as they prepare themselves for a year of low growth and low inflation in 2012, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Survey.
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Morgan Stanley agrees to settle MBIA suit
By BBR Staff Writer
US-based financial services firm Morgan Stanley has reached a settlement with insurance company MBIA over disputes involving mortgage-backed investments.
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F.N.B.'s merger with Parkvale Financial gets regulatory nods
By BBR Staff Writer
F.N.B. Corporation has received regulatory approval from the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland for the proposed merger of Parkvale Financial Corporation.
Banking Services > Commercial Banking > News
CFOs at US companies are less confident about 2012 economic growth: Survey
By BBR Staff Writer
Financial executives at US companies are less confident about economic growth in 2012, according to the Bank of America Merrill Lynch CFO Outlook survey.
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Bank of America to hire 160 FSAs across Southern California, Arizona
By BBR Staff Writer
Bank of America is planning to hire over 160 Merrill Edge Financial Solutions Advisors (FSAs) across Southern California and Arizona by the end of first quarter 2012.
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