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Category: Investment Banking


Activity, Investment Banking

Is U.S. Bancorp a Great Dividend Stock?

March 4, 2021

Via: Yahoo

Many banks offer attractive dividends that are great for investors who like to focus on passive income. Companies that issue dividends are essentially taking part of their earnings and distributing that portion directly back to shareholders. Typically, dividends are distributed […]


Activity, Capital and Risk, Investment Banking, Trading

Square Higher as Bank Begins Operations

March 2, 2021

Via: TheStreet

Square (SQ) – Get Report shares rose Tuesday as the company said that its industrial bank, Square Financial Services, has begun operations. The San Francisco company’s bank opening continues its diversification from strictly payment processing to broader financial services. Square […]


Activity, Investment Banking, Retail Banking

Citi marks a quiet transition as Fraser takes the reins

March 2, 2021

Via: Banking Dive

For all the anticipation of leadership change at Citi — the bank announced in September that Jane Fraser would become the first woman to lead a U.S.-based bank of its size, and hints of her ascent were predicted as early […]


Activity, Capital and Risk, Credit, Investment Banking

US credit builder Petal closes $125m debt facility

February 26, 2021

Via: FinTech Futures

This new facility includes $100 million from Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), and $26.6 million from Trinity Capital. It is Petal’s first asset-backed facility with SVB and Trinity Capital. The firm says it complements its existing $300 million facility with global […]


Activity, Investment Banking, Trading

JPMorgan invests in private stock trading venue with Palantir link amid demand for pre-IPO shares

February 22, 2021

Via: CNBC

JPMorgan Chase is taking a stake in a private stock trading platform with links to Palantir to boost the bank’s efforts to connect buyers and sellers of hot pre-IPO company shares, CNBC has learned. The bank’s investment in Zanbato, a […]


Activity, Investment Banking, Trading

Robinhood backer Tiger Global leads $200m investment in rival Public.com

February 16, 2021

Via: FinTech Futures

Business Insider reported the round, which is still not officially confirmed and still in the swings of finalising. It will likely hurtle Public.com to a $1.2 billion post-money valuation. That’s quadruple what its valuation has sat at these past two […]


Activity, Capital and Risk, Credit, Investment Banking

Milo brings in $6m to provide US credit to international citizens

January 29, 2021

Via: Banking Technology

Milo aims to help international buyers access credit in the US. “Banks had neglected us, lenders avoided us, and others just wasted our time,” the firm states on its website. “This frustration led to action and compelled us to create […]


Activity, Investment Banking

Cash flows into European funds surged more than 60% in 2020, new data shows

January 25, 2021

Via: CNBC

The European fund industry saw a deluge of investment in 2020, with net inflows rising by around 61.6%, according to new figures from Refinitiv Lipper. Across the year, overall net inflows into European funds were estimated at 574.3 billion euros […]


Activity, Investment Banking

Strong Investment Banking to Support BofA (BAC) Q4 Earnings

January 18, 2021

Via: Yahoo

Performance of investment banking (“IB”) business, one of the key revenue sources of Bank of America BAC, is likely to have been impressive in fourth-quarter 2020. Hence, this is expected to provide much needed support to the bank’s results, scheduled […]


Activity, Investment Banking

Citigroup beats analysts’ profit estimates as bank releases money set aside for loan losses

January 15, 2021

Via: CNBC

Citigroup on Friday posted fourth-quarter results that beat analysts’ estimates for profit as the firm joined rival JPMorgan Chase in releasing reserves for loan losses. Citigroup said earnings fell 7% to $4.63 billion, or $2.08 a share, compared with the […]