Future of Banking: Merger fever in EU - ARCHIVE 1998

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Future of Banking: Merger fever is hitting Europe. In November 1998 alone mergers and acquisitions reached a new record of $58.5 billion of which $38.5 billion was from operations exceeding $1 billion, according to a survey by JP Morgan Securities.

61% of US mergers destroy shareholder value - Business Week report October 2002. The AOL Time Warner merger cost shareholders about 80 percent of the value of the combined company on the day of the merger.

Archived article on mergers and acquisitions in EU - 1998. The process of consolidation of companies contiued in a frenzy for the following decade.

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Future of Banking - Web TV - ARCHIVE 1997

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Hong Kong Telecom said recently it could spend up to $10 billion over 10 years on its interactive television service. Bank of Yokohama will start tests of an online banking service over a cable TV network linked to a bank in a virtual shopping mall in July. Hong Kong Telecom beefs up its order for set-top boxes to 250,000. The Future of Banking.

A look back at the evolution of Web TV in 1997.

Archive material 1997 - historical interest. This whole site has had 25 million requests in 12 months. Use search option to get more.

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Listing on Stock Exchange blessing or curse? Future investment and banking trends

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Contrast between publicly owned companies and privately owned. Role of private equity and influence of management buyouts. Short-termism in analyst valuations of companies. Pressures on boards and senior teams for quarterly profit forecasts. Cultural contrast. Family owned business tends to take a longer term view. Different priorities and agendas. ipos can create huge new pressures on business leaders. Analysts should take a longer term view since it is impossible to run a business quarter by quarter on key performance indicators which apply only to the ...

 

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Web TV - future of banking and financial services

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Dr Patrick Dixon answers questions from Prof Prabhu Guptara - UBS - on major challenges affecting banks over next three years. Future challenges to banks and financial services - what lies ahead? Pressures on performance and ethics.

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Future of Banking: Online Threat to Banks - ARCHIVE 1997

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Future of Banking: From September 1994 to July 1996 the number of banks on the Internet grew from 20 to 1,178. By May 1997 the number was over 2000, growing at around 350 - 400 every quarter. A large survey of European banks found that 56% of those with web sites were planning to provide full on-line net banking by the end of 1997. As a result, there is a shortage of skilled web programmers in Europe, especially those able to integrate financial legacy systems with the new technology.

Archive material for historical interest from 1997.

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Future of Banking - ARCHIVE 2002

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Future of banking and financial services in Europe? Rapid European consolidation - Huge reduction in bank branches - Huge growth in online financial services activity - Struggle to be key global finance players - Giants will partner with small players to develop new retail and wholesale financial products and services rapidly - Relationship and trust will always dominate top-end premium banking relationships - One-click bank account changes will be on the horizon - Credit / charge card use will grow as written cheques all but disappear.

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Future of Banking: Digital Meltdown of Financial Services - Video - Archive 1998

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Future of online banking and financial services. Impact of web and mobile technology.

Video made in 1998 - ARCHIVE for interest only.

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Mobile payments threaten retail banks / credit cards

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New non banking payment systems using RFID, mobile devices, mobile phones.

Remittances, ticketing, retail payments, passports and travel documents. Paying bills, foreign currency transactions, loan agreements.

End of back-end processing for banks. End of credit cards and direct debit cards. Pre-approved loans for purchased goods.

Loyalty fees and other transaction payments could create consumer revolution. Threat to traditional retail banking.

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Future of Stock Exchanges and Investment why local trading communities survive

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Future of physical trading communities for stocks and shares. Why London will survive as an international trading center. Forecasting tomorrows trends in financial markets, institutional fundraising, commodity trading. Alternative trading platforms and the future of stock exchanges. Finding enough liquidity is a challenge for these trading platforms apart from large national or international stock exchange. Last-century models of trading and raising capital in the markets. 24 hour trading. Future of stock brokers and money markets. Challenges of daylight and working hours. ipos and future of ...

 

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Future of Banking - Credit Crunch - Futurist Video

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Future of banking after credit crunch, and global collapse of financial markets. Nationalisation, capital injection, debt swaps.

What banking look like after crisis and global economic chaos. Future of retail banking, corporate banking, wholesale banking and investment banking. Expect further consolidation, staff losses, more transparency and cautious lending - for a while. Highly complex global finance will offer new opportunities for talented bankers. Regulators and risk managers will struggle to catch up.

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