Looking at Global Money Movement - The Financial Services Industry Worldwide

  • ID: 481027
  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • 135 Pages
  • Aruvian's R'search
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The Global Financial Services Industry is the most important cog in the wheel of commercial activity worldwide. The industry maintains the most vital functions of money flow and transactions worldwide which help propagate the circular nature of money and keep investment flows worldwide healthy for all its constituents with returns matching expectations or sometimes exceeding them as well.

The nature of this industry is akin to a fluid empire of massive financial strength which is a self contained system in itself ensuring its growth, implementing integrity standards and meeting cost driven objectives in order to present maximum financial gain to its users & providers.

The Financial Services Industry is made of many segments which are interlinked together to create this complex machinery of service providers. As the industry grows ahead so does it invite competitive attention and investor interest which result in Mergers, Amalgamations or consolidations to create financial services which are present the world over in time zones and which ensure that financial transactions are effected in real time and with precision to match exacting standards of accuracy thereby adding impetus to businesses and personal transactions globally.

The issues faced by the industry like regulatory or cost considerations and the need for development of distribution channels in order to ease the flow of services over a spread of geography which is controlled by better governance guidelines, credit reporting systems and capitalizing on global synergy and learning.

Aruvian's R'search’s report – Looking at Global Money Movement – The Financial Services Industry Worldwide - analyzes the dynamics of the Financial Services Industry in the global context by understanding the components of the industry and examining the total pool of opportunities available for the industry globally. The report provides the segmentation analysis of the industry and the related services providers who help the growth prospects of the industry to propagate globally.

The report also presents an in-depth Porter’s Five Forces Strategy Analysis of this industry which provides this analyst with an insight into the competitive forces at work in this industry and the degree of control enjoyed by the providers and users of the services. An understanding of global financial services is complemented in this report with an analysis of the key financial services markets across the globe namely: The United States, Europe and Asia Pacific, wherein the report delves into their relative characteristics and also draws a comparison between their relative financial strength when compared to each other.

Further, the report also elaborates on the segmentation of services in this industry with the overall competitive activity which is resulting in many fruitful mergers coupled with the segmented mergers etc which are examined in brief in the report. This report also elaborates on the profiles of the major industry contributors wherein they are establishing leadership in a competitive scenario either through Revenues or in earnings; thereby being elaborated in the report as their growth rates.

The impact of IT cannot be ignored in any industry and therefore this report analyses the booster role that IT has played in bringing financial services to the remotest corners of markets as well as increasing the quantum of the investment undertaken by these companies into IT solutions tailored to their needs. The report encapsulates the same in an overall future outlook for the industry and its prospects in the near future.

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A. Executive Summary

B. Industry Overview
B.1 Industry Definition
B.2 The Global Market Pool
B31 Industry Segmentation – Related Services
B.4 Growth Propagation through Global Prospects
B.5 Cross Parameter Trends & Industry Issues

C. Looking at the Global Financial Crisis
C.1 Credit Crisis Simplified
C.1.1 Origins of the Crisis
C.1.2 US Sub-Prime Crisis
C.2 Looking at the US Government’s Bailout Plan
C.2.1 Continued Volatility in the Market
C.2.2 Deeper Problems, Dramatic Measures
C.2.3 New Fears, New Lows, Then New Hopes
C.3 Recession Comes To Roost
C.3.1 Deflating the Debt Bubble
C.4 Government Response: Money and More Money
C.5 The US Consumer Bailing Out

D. Global Financial Services Industry - Porter’s Five Forces Strategy Analysis
D.1 Bargaining Power of Buyers
D.2 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
D.3 Competitive Rivalry in the Industry
D.4 Threat of New Entrants
D.5 Threat of Substitutes

E. Key Global Financial Markets
E.1 United States
E.2 Europe
E.3 Asia Pacific
E.4 Testing Financial Strength in the US Market vis-à-vis Europe & the Asia Pacific

F. Industry Appraisal
F.1 Banking Services
F.2 Insurance
F.3 Securities

G. Competitive Activity: Mergers & Acquisitions
G.1 M&A Activity Implications
G.2 M&A Activity

H. Industry Player Profiles & Competitive Analysis
H.1 Allianz Group
H.1.1 Corporate Profile
H.1.2 Business Segment Analysis
H.1.3 Major Products & Services
H.1.4 Financial Analysis
H.1.5 SWOT Analysis
H.2 Citigroup
H.2.1 Corporate Profile
H.2.2 Business Segment Analysis
H.2.3 Major Products & Services
H.2.4 Financial Analysis
H.2.5 SWOT Analysis
H.3 Credit Suisse
H.3.1 Corporate Profile
H.3.2 Business Segment Analysis
H.3.3 Major Products & Services
H.3.4 Financial Analysis
H.3.5 SWOT Analysis
H.4 BNP Paribas Group
H.4.1 Corporate Profile
H.4.2 Business Segment Analysis
H.4.3 Major Products & Services
H.4.4 Financial Analysis
H.4.5 SWOT Analysis
H.5 ING Group
H.5.1 Corporate Profile
H.5.2 Business Segment Analysis
H.5.3 Major Products & Services
H.5.4 Financial Analysis
H.5.5 SWOT Analysis
H.6 Competitive Landscape

I. Offshoring Trends in the Global Financial Industry
I.1 Introduction
I.2 Margin Pressure Leading to Offshoring
I.3 Fifty-Fifty Support for Offshoring
I.4 Differences in Offshore Performance
I.5 Selecting the Right Offshoring Process
I.6 Expansion of Scope and Scale
I.7 Key Elements of Success
I.8 Using Offshoring Competitively

J. Making Real Time Transactions – IT as an Asset to Financial Services
J.1 Internet – Delivering Financial Transactions at Doorstep
J.2 Magnitude of IT Spending by Financial Services

K. Venture Capital – A Critical Part of Financial Services
K.1 Industry Definition
K.2 Parties Involved
K.3 Success Factors
K.4 Industry Structure
K.5 Industry Segmentation
K.6 Groups of Players
K.7 Stakeholder Analysis
K.8 Porter’s Five Forces Strategy Analysis
K.9 Future Perspective
K.10 Conclusion

L. Industry Outlook – Future Perspective

M. Glossary of Terms

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