Carlyle seeking to buy a traditional asset manager

Carlyle Group LP is considering buying a traditional money manager to broaden its own investment platform, as the private equity firm tries to attract more retail investors and achieve the higher stock market valuation commanded by such managers


In focus: Eye on the asset pie

Brendan Swift asks just how much the industry has learned some six years after the market catastrophes that defined 2007-08.


Foreign Banks in America May Start Shrinking

A recent announcement by the Federal Reserve may now mean foreign banks could begin considering cutting their exposure in the U.S. -- which could have wide ranging impacts to both consumers and investors.


The US Virgin Islands' Business Lure

The U.S. Virgin Islands is attempting to lure small businesses with substantial corporate tax breaks, in a bid to create jobs and diversify the tiny territory’s $4.2 billion economy.


Winning through customer experience - Ernst & Young

Our third Global Consumer Banking Survey looks at banking through the lens of the customer. How do customers perceive their banks? What services do they expect their banks to provide? How well do their banks deliver on promises?