Meissner will hand strong platform to Koder at BAML

Meissner will hand strong platform to Koder at BAML

By CLIVE HORWOOD

Strategic tensions as much as short-term underperformance brought about BAML investment banking head Christian Meissner’s departure, but the corporate and investment bank remains in a strong position

US regional banks weigh scale as predators circle

US regional banks weigh scale as predators circle

By LOUISE BOWMAN

By increasing the size at which a US bank is deemed to be systemically important to $250 billion, the Trump administration has unleashed a wave of merger activity among the country’s regional banks.

Impact banking: Erste – the social banking network

Impact banking: Erste – the social banking network

By LUCY FITZGEORGE-PARKER

The transition to capitalism has brought prosperity to much of emerging Europe but left large sections of society struggling to catch up – now Austria’s Erste Group is going back to its roots to bring prosperity to the region through social banking.

Impact banking: Vancity – delivering on the triple bottom line

Impact banking: Vancity – delivering on the triple bottom line

By HELEN AVERY

Vancity is the largest credit union in Canada, but by 2007 it was acting like a commercial bank – yet now, after steering every part of the business back to being mission-based, it is delivering record profits, lower risk, new membership and improved employee engagement.

Meet the champions of global impact banking

Meet the champions of global impact banking

By HELEN AVERY

Any important new market needs its innovators, cheerleaders and pioneers… As banks try to build more responsible and sustainable businesses, these are the champions of impact banking at 10 of the world’s biggest firms.

Quick read: European banking’s digital experiment

Quick read: European banking’s digital experiment

European bank chief executives speak obsessively to Euromoney about new and rebooted digital banking arms – read on for a guide to Dominic O’Neill’s in-depth examination of the strategy and rationale behind these projects, and their chances of success.

SocGen and Absa mull CIB tie-up

SocGen and Absa mull CIB tie-up

By DOMINIC O’NEILL

Partnership could replace broken Barclays links; follows rumours of sale of Société Générale South Africa custody unit to Absa.

SSM’s Angeloni: Integration will help beat US banks

SSM’s Angeloni: Integration will help beat US banks

By DOMINIC O’NEILL

Euromoney talks to ECB Single Supervisory Mechanism board member Ignazio Angeloni about the challenges the SSM faces, and how eurozone integration, and in some cases bank mergers, could help improve European banks’ competitiveness.

Forese aims high with CIB rejig at Citi

Forese aims high with CIB rejig at Citi

By MARK BAKER

Citi is mostly playing catch-up with its new corporate and investment banking (CIB) structure: it makes obvious sense, but despite coming later than many rivals it is still a work in progress.

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HSBC: special focus

HSBC: special focus

Euromoney's recent coverage of the global banking group from its global footprint, management shifts and strategic overhaul.