Company Reports

SocGen 4Q18: Punching Above Its Weight Class, Will It Get KOd?

SocGen disappointed more than BNP as it showed its high risk appetite to short volatility across equity, fx and credit derivatives. With a price/book close to 30%, can anyone find management creditable? Not much business diversity and stuck in slow growth France. Sell Capital Structure, Very High Counterparty & Regulatory Risk. SOCGEN SOCGEN SOCGEN SOCGEN SOCGEN SOCGEN SOCGEN SOCGEN SOCGEN SOCGEN SOCGEN SOCGEN

Industry Reports

US Regional Bank M&A: Economic Strong Devouring the Weak, Who’s Next?

Regional bank takeovers heating up in the US, but is it necessary as App Smartphone Banking is making huge in-roads? We explore the key factors in the M&A check-list to see the real economic earnings Buyers & Sellers. And those that may still hang out under the lamp-posts. 

Topic/Theme Reports

Country Risk Chat: More Storms Ahead: Trump-Congress Spats, Cash Heads to Sidelines

February will out-storm January as geopolitical nor'easters hit. Trump/Congress friction heats up the globe. While ex-US economic slowdowns make GDP conditions frigid.