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The Lion Wakes: A Modern History of HSBCSuper fast delivery and good uality Not as expectedpicture showed saccharine as Ingredient The Product Shipped The product shipped Not as expectedpicture showed saccharine as ingredient The product shipped aspartame The book is very detailed with many history records although for the very earlier ages a bit too short maybe due to lack of history records Excellent An extremely well written and well

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insight into first 150 ears providing much additional colour and detail for the reader and especially for anyone who works or has worked for the organisation Inevitably reminiscent of Midland The Lion Wakes tells the modern story of HSBC starting in the late s when the bank first broke out of the Asia Pacific region with its purchase of Marine Midland Bank in the US It follows HSBC s battle to purchase Midland Bank in the subseuent move of head 50 Years of Banking History E Green AR Holmes But With AR Holmes but with additional dimension provided by a company first based in Hong Kong that took over that British based bank The early ears also have echoes of Clavell s Tai Pan books with a succession of powerful company chairmen who controlled and drove what was to become a world straddling behemoth Unfortunately of powerful company chairmen who controlled and drove what was to become a world straddling behemoth Unfortunately timing of this record of the positive growth and expansion of the ever larger HSBC Group is such that it appears an addendum might be needed within no than fou. Ffice from Hong Kong to London and THE STRING OF ACUISITIONS THAT BROUGHT THE BANK TO string of acuisitions that brought the bank to pre eminent place in global finance today Acclaimed historians Richard Roberts and David Kynaston chronicle the bank s struggles as well as its successes the last part. .
R ears to record the rapid unwinding ring fencing or Disposal Of Many Parts Of The Group Whose Acuisition Is of many parts of the Group whose acuisition is well covered But then HSBC has never rested on its laurels and just as acuisitions mostly made good sense at the time so the on its laurels and just as acuisitions mostly made good sense at the time so the decisions of today and tomorrow will we must hope be seen as eually rational when judged by history I shall read this book as soon as my husband has finished with it He says it is well constructed and easy this book as soon as my husband has finished with it He says it is well constructed and easy read Very comprehensive Great read This is a future collectibl. Of the book deals with the ill fated move into consumer finance in the US as well as the financial crisis of and its effect on HSBC Impeccably researched and generously illustrated from the HSBC archives this is a valuable addition to global financial histor. ,