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UBS to Complete Acquisition of Credit Suisse by Mid-Month

As part of a government-backed rescue plan earlier this year as well as a bid to prevent any financial market instability, UBS acquired Credit Suisse in a $3.2 billion deal. The long-awaited conclusion of the Credit Suisse Group AG (SWX: CSGN)  acquisition by investment banking giant UBS Group AG (SWX: UBSG) may happen “as early as June 12”. This will signify the birth of a massive Swiss bank with a balance sheet of $1.6 trillion. All that is left for the deal to be completed is its...

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Swiss Banking Giant UBS May Record $17B Loss from Credit Suisse Takeover

According to the UBS post-acquisition plans, it is going to implement a phased integration of the Credit Suisse brand which may last a couple of years.  Swiss multinational banking giant UBS Group AG (SWX: UBSG) has revealed new details about what its liabilities are likely to be from the acquisition of Credit Suisse Group AG (SWX: CSGN). According to a CNBC report based on the filing, the firm lodged with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), a total financial hit of...

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UBS Appoints Credit Suisse CEO Ulrich Koerner to Its Board of Directors

The acquisition of Credit Suisse by the bigger bank has been viewed using different lenses by industry observers. Swiss multinational investment banking firm UBS Group AG (SWX: UBSG) has announced that Ulrich Koerner, the CEO of Credit Suisse, will be joining the executive board of the new joint entity. The update comes a few weeks after an emergency purchase of Credit Suisse by UBS was facilitated by regulators. UBS confirmed the announcement according to a news release, emphasizing that...

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UBS Stock Falls 2% after Record of Slump in Q1 2023 Net Profit

The turmoil in the banking ecosystem from the United States as it concerns Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) stirred a ripple effect that was felt in Switzerland. The shares of Swiss multinational banking giant UBS Group AG (SWX: UBSG) are seeing a mild slump today after the firm revealed that its net profit for the first quarter took a significant hit. While still largely profitable, UBS said the net profit for the quarter dropped by 52% over the past year to $1.03 billion. UBS said the drop in...

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As More Banks Fell, Bitcoin Rose Beyond $28K

The banking sector is burning up as of late, and the situation is allowing bitcoin to surge like crazy. At the time of this writing, bitcoin has moved beyond the $28,000 per unit mark, the highest it’s been since June of 2022. Bitcoin Rose Beyond $28K The news is crazy in that 2023, in many ways, is turning into another version of 2019. As we all remember during that year, bitcoin incurred a certain degree of healing following the heavy blows and wounds it experienced in...

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Rakuten Bank Set to Go Live after Floating Biggest Japanese IPO in 5 Years

Following the IPO, Rakuten Bank is billed to finally go public on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on April 21. Rakuten Bank, the financial services offshoot of the Japanese conglomerate Rakuten Group is set to go live following a successful float of its Initial Public Offering (IPO). According to a report from The Business Times, Rakuten Bank priced its IPO at 1400 Yen, a point that coincided with the upper range of its revised pricing. In the months and weeks leading to the IPO, Rakuten Bank set...

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UBS Names Sergio Ermotti as New CEO to Supervise Credit Suisse Acquisition

It is said that the new CEO is equipped as the “best pilot” to navigate the current business challenges. Investment banking company UBS has named former UBS Group CEO Sergio Ermotti as the new CEO to oversee the Credit Suisse takeover. UBS bought Credit Suisse for $3.2 billion last week as regulators seek to ramp up the global banking system. The Swiss National Bank referred to the acquisition as the solution to secure financial stability and the protection of the nation’s economy....

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Swiss National Bank Raises Interest Rate by 50 Basis Points amid Banking Crisis

According to the Swiss National Bank, additional interest rate hikes should not be ruled out in the mid to long term. The apex bank of Switzerland, the Swiss National Bank (SNB) has announced its latest interest rate hike by 50 basis points or 0.5%. According to the press release published by the SNB earlier today, the benchmark interest rate is now pegged at 1.5% in what the regulator tagged as its attempt to stem the soaring inflation rate. “The SNB is tightening its monetary policy...

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Goldman Sachs Note Expects Fed to Pause Next Rates Hike Following Banking Crisis

A Goldman Sachs economist anticipates that the Fed would suspend its forthcoming rates hike due to “stress in the banking system.” Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) believes the US Fed would not hike rates as planned due to prevailing macroeconomic circumstances. In a note published Monday morning, the banking giant’s economist David Mericle pointed to the ongoing banking crisis as a deterrent. According to Mericle, the recent collapses of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and Signature Bank make any...

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UBS & Credit Suisse Shares Sink Following Bailout Deal

UBS and Credit Suisse both saw their shares spiral after the former agreed to an emergency rescue of the latter.  Shares of Swiss banking giants UBS and Credit Suisse plunged substantially following a takeover of the latter. On Monday morning, UBS secured a 3 billion Swiss franc ($3.2 billion) bailout of its troubled domestic rival amid the global banking crisis. Swiss authorities had assisted in facilitating the “emergency rescue” to preempt a contagion risk to the global banking...

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