What do Berkshire Hathaway, MasterCard and Toyota Have in Common?

While the Federal Reserve’s Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review is a key component of regulatory risk assessment, market-based risk assessments like credit spreads and modern reduced form default probabilities are more accurate and more responsive to the changes in the financial services environment.  In our March 3 ranking of major financial services firms by their funding costs, we found that 25 institutions had lower funding costs than the best of the four “too big to fail” financial institutions in the United States.

We update that analysis in this post, using all fixed rate senior non-call bond trades for financial services firms on July 20, 2015.

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About AIWMI

The Association of International Wealth Management of India (AIWMI) is a not-for-profit organization and a globally recognized membership association for finance professionals. AIWMI primarily focuses on the broad and strategic role of developing a more robust and forward-looking training infrastructure for the financial services sector and to promote more active industry involvement and collaboration in training and continuing education. AIWMI is offering advanced international certification programs along with a wide variety of high-quality executive education programs. AIWMI programs combine state-of-the-art knowledge and skills with practical experience and insights into the functioning of the financial sector. All AIWMI courses and educational events have an intense and pragmatic curriculum. Participants are exposed to the latest developments within the financial services sector. AIWMI plays a key role in guiding the development of the financial services sector. AIWMI works with key industry participants’ viz. the Government, the Regulators, the Industries/Associations, the Corporate, the Media and the General Public to achieve its objectives. Besides enhancing technical competence and professionalism in the industry, AIWMI organizes events and facilitates discussions to promote best practices in leadership and talent development in the financial sector with an aim to become Asia’s premier center of excellence for financial education.

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