Welcome!

News Feed Item

Financial Assessment of the Global Investment Banking Industry

NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Financial Assessment of the Global Investment Banking Industry
http://www.reportlinker.com/p01936429/Financial-Assessment-of-the-Global-Investment-Banking-Industry.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Investment_Banking

Conservatism, Stability, and Lower Returns—The New Norm for the Industry?

Executive Summary

The landscape of the investment banking industry has changed significantly since the financial crisis. The high-growth industry, half a decade ago, is now transformed to a single-digit or a stagnant growth industry. Investment banks that are claimed "too big to fail" are facing litigation issues that transfer into huge costs affecting profitability. Most investment banks have either already announced or are scheduled to announce their new business strategies or operating models that would make the organization leaner, more productive, and profitable. Several mergers, acquisitions, and spin-off transactions may take place in the next three years (2014 to 2017) as a result of the strategic initiatives taken by investment banks to discard their non-core business, while focusing and developing their core strengths.
As a result of widespread and unavoidable cost-saving measures, the investment banking industry has taken to adopting more efficient technology that reduces turnaround time, conservative risk management practices, caps on salaries of investment banking professionals, and downsizing of human resources. Basel III, the Dodd Frank Act, and other regulations have also impacted the capital base and other operating metrics of the investment banking industry as companies would have to incur additional costs to comply with these regulations.
All of the aforementioned factors have a huge impact on the financial profitability, stability, and strength of the investment banking industry. This research studies the financial and risk management trend with respect to ratio analysis that encompasses profitability, solvency, liquidity, and capital management ratios. A snapshot of ratio analysis for the financial year 2012 is presented in the next slide.
The global investment banking industry is expected to grow at xx% in 2014, reaching a total market size of $xx billion. North American investment banks would face a flat growth period but would still remain profitable, while European investment banks would struggle to remain stable and profitable. Asia-Pacific investment banks would continue to remain profitable but may be considered to be more risky than investment banks in Latin America and the Caribbean that are more stable, risk averse, and profitable. Investment banks in Africa and the Middle East are expected to remain profitable with high growth and increasing competition in 2014.

Key Study Objectives Include:

To analyze companies in the investment banking industry based on key financial metrics and financial ratios.
To identify key performance drivers and restraints that impact the current industry situation and develop an outlook for 2014.
To identify the best performers in the industry based on financial performance between 2007 and 2013 (first half).
To identify, compare, and assess regions/countries that are current and potential hubs of investment banking activity.
To identify the best practices of top performers and do a competitor analysis (by region) based on financial parameters.

Scope of the Study

- Study Period (time frame) : The study is based on financial year (FY) 2007 and FY 2012 for all global companies analyzed. It also includes the actuals of financial half (FH) 2013. The numbers of the second half (H2) of 2013 and FY 2014 are estimated. The base year is 2012.
- Regions Covered : Global: Divided into five regions. North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa, and Latin America and the Caribbean.
- Companies Covered : A total of xx public companies across the globe were surveyed as a part of the analysis in this study. The companies were chosen based on consistent availability of data throughout the study period.
- Ratios Covered : Six sets of ratios: Profitability Management, Cost Management, Capital Management, Solvency, and Liquidity Management.

Executive Summary
Introduction
Key Market Statistics of the Global Investment Banking Industry
Ratio Analysis by Geography
Ratio Analysis by Revenue Range
Investment Banking—Top Performers
Conclusion
Glossary
The Frost & Sullivan Story

To order this report: Financial Assessment of the Global Investment Banking Industry
http://www.reportlinker.com/p01936429/Financial-Assessment-of-the-Global-Investment-Banking-Industry.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Investment_Banking

__________________________
Contact Clare: [email protected]
US: (339)-368-6001
Intl: +1 339-368-6001

SOURCE Reportlinker

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
SYS-CON Events announced today that delaPlex will exhibit at SYS-CON's @CloudExpo, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. delaPlex pioneered Software Development as a Service (SDaaS), which provides scalable resources to build, test, and deploy software. It’s a fast and more reliable way to develop a new product or expand your in-house team.
In his opening keynote at 20th Cloud Expo, Michael Maximilien, Research Scientist, Architect, and Engineer at IBM, will motivate why realizing the full potential of the cloud and social data requires artificial intelligence. By mixing Cloud Foundry and the rich set of Watson services, IBM's Bluemix is the best cloud operating system for enterprises today, providing rapid development and deployment of applications that can take advantage of the rich catalog of Watson services to help drive insigh...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Carbonite will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Carbonite protects your entire IT footprint with the right level of protection for each workload, ensuring lower costs and dependable solutions with DoubleTake and Evault.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Progress, a global leader in application development, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Enterprises today are rapidly adopting the cloud, while continuing to retain business-critical/sensitive data inside the firewall. This is creating two separate data silos – one inside the firewall and the other outside the firewall. Cloud ISVs oft...
One of the biggest challenges with adopting a DevOps mentality is: new applications are easily adapted to cloud-native, microservice-based, or containerized architectures - they can be built for them - but old applications need complex refactoring. On the other hand, these new technologies can require relearning or adapting new, oftentimes more complex, methodologies and tools to be ready for production. In his general session at @DevOpsSummit at 20th Cloud Expo, Chris Brown, Solutions Marketi...
DevOps at Cloud Expo – being held October 31 - November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA – announces that its Call for Papers is open. Born out of proven success in agile development, cloud computing, and process automation, DevOps is a macro trend you cannot afford to miss. From showcase success stories from early adopters and web-scale businesses, DevOps is expanding to organizations of all sizes, including the world's largest enterprises – and delivering real r...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Cloud Academy will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Cloud Academy is the industry’s most innovative, vendor-neutral cloud technology training platform. Cloud Academy provides continuous learning solutions for individuals and enterprise teams for Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and the most popular cloud computing technologies. Ge...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Outscale will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Outscale's technology makes an automated and adaptable Cloud available to businesses, supporting them in the most complex IT projects while controlling their operational aspects. You boost your IT infrastructure's reactivity, with request responses that only take a few seconds.
As cloud adoption continues to transform business, today's global enterprises are challenged with managing a growing amount of information living outside of the data center. The rapid adoption of IoT and increasingly mobile workforce are exacerbating the problem. Ensuring secure data sharing and efficient backup poses capacity and bandwidth considerations as well as policy and regulatory compliance issues.
The 21st International Cloud Expo has announced that its Call for Papers is open. Cloud Expo, to be held October 31 - November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, brings together Cloud Computing, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps, Digital Transformation, Machine Learning and WebRTC to one location. With cloud computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to plant your flag in this fast-expanding busin...
With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing Cloud strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @CloudExpo | @ThingsExpo, June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY and October 31 - November 2, 2017, Santa Clara Convention Center, CA. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is on the right path to Digital Transformation.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Interoute has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Interoute is the owner operator of Europe's largest network and a global cloud services platform, which encompasses over 70,000 km of lit fiber, 15 data centers, 17 virtual data centers and 33 colocation centers, with connections to 195 additional partner data centers. Our full-service Unifie...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Progress, a global leader in application development, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Enterprises today are rapidly adopting the cloud, while continuing to retain business-critical/sensitive data inside the firewall. This is creating two separate data silos – one inside the firewall and the other outside the firewall. Cloud ISVs ofte...
SYS-CON Events announced today that delaPlex will exhibit at SYS-CON's @ThingsExpo, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. delaPlex pioneered Software Development as a Service (SDaaS), which provides scalable resources to build, test, and deploy software. It’s a fast and more reliable way to develop a new product or expand your in-house team.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Hitachi Data Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi LTD., will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City. Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) will be featuring the Hitachi Content Platform (HCP) portfolio. This is the industry’s only offering that allows organizations to bring together object storage, file sync and share, cloud storage gateways, and sophisticated search and...