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Tim Brew

Getting payments right post-merger

So-called super banks created by mergers and acquisitions in the wake of the financial crisis face major challenges, particularly in relation to payments Logica director Tim Brew discusses some of the complex core processing issues posed to these institutions and the opportunities that can be drawn from them Recent acquisitions of HBOS by Lloyds TSB, Bear Stearns by JPMorgan Chase, and Merrill Lynch by Bank of America to name a few, appear to have made good business sense in current economic conditions.Under normal circumstances, mergers on such a scale may have been prevented by competitions and monopolies authorities