Chief Executive Officer Brian T. Moynihan is “the right guy for the job,” said Whitney, 41, who started New York-based Meredith Whitney Advisory Group LLC in 2009. Bank of America, based in Charlotte, North Carolina, probably won’t need to raise capital in the public markets, and shareholders should “hold on,” Whitney said. Bank of America has lost more than half its value on the New York Stock Exchange this year. Moynihan, 51, has said repeatedly that the company won’t need to issue shares to comply with new international capital standards. Bank of America has sold more than 20 assets or units since Moynihan took over last year. “They’re biting into the marrow of the institution to raise capital,” Whitney said. “They’re selling some crown jewels.” [Bloomberg]
Brian Moynihan's 6 Year Nightmare May Soon Be Over
He doesn't have to be afraid anymore.
Bank Of America Knows You Think Brian Moynihan Sucks
Just hear them out.
Eighth Grader Isn't Letting Brian Moynihan Off That Easy
Natalie Clarke asked Mr. Moynihan a question and god damn it, she's going to hold his feet to the fire until she gets an answer.
Are You A Financial Services Company Stuffed To Gills With Toxic Assets And/Or On The Verge Of Bankruptcy? Don't Hold Your Breath For Brian Moynihan's Call
Time was, Bank of America loved buying companies. Bonus points if there was a not-so-subtle suggestion by the target's CEO that BofA would one day be very sorry for doing so, or that they would've been better off picking up an asbestos manufacturer, or that they were looking at roughly $40 billion (and counting) in legal fees associated with fuck-ups that were to become Bank of America's problem, or that they would have night terrors for the rest of their lives about signing those papers. As it's been a while since BofA went shopping, some in the financial services industry have been wondering if we can expect any announcements re: big deals anytime soon or if Ken Lewis's unsolicited suggestions (Groupon, Sino Forest, The Thirsty Beaver, and most recently: "a P&C insurer with outsized exposure to the Northeast") are or have ever been under consideration? Sadly for fans of the Lewis Era/style of doing business, not so much. Mr. Moynihan said in response to an audience question [at the bank's two-day investor presentation conference for financial companies at the Plaza hotel] that the bank has "no acquisition plan at all." BofA's Moynihan Says Fiscal Cliff Impact Already Happening [WSJ]
Brian Moynihan: BofA Execs Might As Well Have The Phrase "Always Be Firing" Tattooed To Their Faces
It's basically the mantra of the company, so.