Hessel Verbeek

Hessel Verbeek

Partner, Banking Strategy Lead

Articles by Hessel Verbeek

Financial Services

Major Banks thrive despite margin pressure

After the disruptions of recent years, profits have almost returned to pre-COVID levels for the major banks

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Financial Services

Strong growth and a positive outlook for Australia’s mutuals

Australia’s strong economy and housing market, and a reversal of the COVID-related loan loss provisions from 2020 is reflected in the operating profit of Australia’s mutuals

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Financial Services

Australia’s Major banks: From Turnaround to Transformation

The Majors played a significant role in supporting Australia’s recovery in 2020, then benefited from the improved economic performance in 2021.

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Financial Services

Strong economy helps the Big 4 banks rebound swiftly

Australia’s economic performance is the most important driver of the financial performance of our banks who recovered well from last year.

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Financial Services

Balancing act for the major banks with regulatory and economic headwinds

The Australian major banks (“the Majors”), like many other businesses, are dealing with substantial economic and regulatory headwinds.

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