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  • proper n. Halifax Bank of Scotland


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  • Eerily coincidental though on a day when HBOS is back in the news and the Lloyds deal is starting to look dicey though.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • I understand the FSA investigation on HBOS is still running.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • Late morning on Wednesday, as shares in HBOS dropped below 400p, Bank officials got on the blower to all chief banking and economics correspondents across UK newspapers and newswires.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • Those rumours "caused" a 7% drop in HBOS's shares on the day, today looks even more serious.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • HBOS, which is merging with U.K. bank Lloyds TSB Group PLC, said it will call the $500 million bond on Feb. 9, instead of extending it for another five years.

    HBOS Is to Compensate Buyers of a Hybrid Bond

  • A&L has Tier 1 around 5.3% and HBOS, which is much larger, has core capital of around 5.7%, and both have secured some long-term debt funding recently.

    RBS looking at big rights issue

  • Worse, it could conceivably shake customers 'confidence in HBOS, which is already wrestling with a deteriorating market in both housing and commercial property.

    HBOS and its underwriters

  • The sale will free up much-needed capital for HBOS, which is being taken over by Lloyds TSB, and reduce the U.K. bank's funding requirements during unprecedented volatility in global financial markets.

    Australian Bank to Buy HBOS Arm

  • The rise in Lloyds's loan-to-deposit ratio, a function of buying HBOS, which is the U. K.'s biggest mortgage lender, is a small price to pay for a deal that promises long-term benefits once the current U.K. housing slump is over.

    Lloyds Shareholders and the Long View

  • He called the HBOS deal a "unique opportunity" when the takeover was announced last September - days after the collapse of US investment bank Lehman Brothers triggered a near-meltdown of the financial system.

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