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M&As, Divestitures, and Executive Appointments to Strengthen Bank Portfolios - Research Report on Wells Fargo, HSBC, Barclays,

M&As, Divestitures, and Executive Appointments to Strengthen Bank Portfolios -
Research Report on Wells Fargo, HSBC, Barclays, Scotiabank, and National Bank
                                  of Greece

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NEW YORK, July 23, 2013

NEW YORK, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Investors' Reports announced new research reports highlighting Wells
Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), HSBC Holdings plc (NYSE: HBC), Barclays PLC
(NYSE: BCS), The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE: BNS), and National Bank of Greece
SA (NYSE: NBG). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge -
including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the
links below.

Wells Fargo & Company Research Report

On July 15, 2013, Wells Fargo & Company (Wells Fargo) reported that it has
entered into an agreement for the acquisition of Commerzbank's Hypothekenbank
Frankfurt (formerly Eurohypo) U.K. commercial real estate portfolio. According
to Wells Fargo, the transaction includes a £4.0 billion ($6.05 billion)
portfolio of commercial real estate loans comprised of high-quality
institutional assets throughout the U.K. with a focus in London. Bill Vernon,
Executive Vice President and Group Head who led the acquisition team for Wells
Fargo Commercial Real Estate, stated, "This transaction, in combination with
Wells Fargo's long standing real estate expertise, will help create a
best-in-class commercial real estate platform in the U.K." The Full Research
Report on Wells Fargo & Company - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.InvestorsReports.com/report/2013-07-19/WFC ]

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HSBC Holdings plc Research Report

On July 14, 2013, HSBC Trinkaus & Burkhardt (International) SA and HSBC
Trinkaus Investment Managers SA, wholly owned Luxembourg subsidiaries of HSBC
Trinkaus & Burkhardt AG have entered into an agreement for the divestiture of
their private banking activities and private banking-related fund business,
respectively, to VP Bank (Luxembourg) SA and VPB Finance SA, which are members
of the VP Bank Group. HSBC reported that the transaction is expected to be
complete in Q4 2013. The Full Research Report on HSBC Holdings plc - including
full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
[http://www.InvestorsReports.com/report/2013-07-19/HBC ]

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Barclays PLC Research Report

On July 16, 2013, Barclays PLC (Barclays) announced the appointment of Tushar
Morzaria as Barclays' Group Finance Director. Morzaria will assume his role,
replacing Chris Lucas, as Group Finance Director in the autumn of 2013. Also,
he will be joining the Board as an Executive Director, effective January 1,
2014. Antony Jenkins, Group Chief Executive of Barclays, said, "I am delighted
to welcome Tushar to Barclays. He is an accomplished professional with first
class strategic financial management experience built up over 20 years,
including the last four as a key leader in JP Morgan Chase's Corporate and
Investment Bank. He will bring a welcome new perspective to what is a pivotal
role, and I am very much looking forward to working with him as we transform
Barclays into the 'Go-To' bank." The Full Research Report on Barclays PLC -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.InvestorsReports.com/report/2013-07-19/BCS ]

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The Bank of Nova Scotia Research Report

On July 12, 2013, The Bank of Nova Scotia (Scotiabank) announced that it has
withdrawn its application regarding the acquisition of a 19.99% interest in
the Bank of Guangzhou (BGZ). Dieter Jentsch, Group Head of International
Banking at Scotiabank, commented, "Scotiabank will continue to consider future
opportunities for investment in China that are in line with our strategy and
footprint in the region." Jentsch continued, "The Bank also remains focused on
our existing operations in the country including the recently announced Bank
of Beijing Scotia Asset Management Joint Venture and 19% stake in Bank of
Xi'an." The Full Research Report on The Bank of Nova Scotia - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
[http://www.InvestorsReports.com/report/2013-07-19/BNS ]

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National Bank of Greece SA Research Report

On July 10, 2013, National Bank of Greece SA (NBG) reported that the Board of
Directors has decided to appoint Paula Hatzisotiriou as Group Chief Financial
Officer, which came after a proposal by the Human Resources & Remuneration
Committee. Hatzisotiriou will also serve as a member of the Bank's Executive
Committee. NBG reported that the appointment of Hatzisotiriou was approved by
the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund. The Full Research Report on National
Bank of Greece SA - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and
price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.InvestorsReports.com/report/2013-07-19/NBG ]

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