According to news reports rolling in now and earlier today, GE has been found to have shortlisted buyers for Japan’s commercial finance operations. GE has indeed shortlisted a few Japanese firm including Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. and Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc. to name a few. The shortlist comes in regards to the potential buyers being named for GE’s commercial-finance operations. These firms and a few more were carefully selected by GE for their strong knowledge on the subject and familiarity with the business. Read more →
GE continues to grow and extend its finance portfolio. GE has officially agreed to an $8.5 billion deal in the sale of its healthcare finance unit with Capital One. As you already know Capital One is one of the most successful banks in the US as well as one of the fastest growing.
The deal is set to have Capital One pay a 6% premium to the value of the unit’s loans in order to acquire the business. This move will help Capital One become a major contender in the commercial bank space. The healthcare unit provides specialized financing to companies, developers, investors, and many sectors within the industry including hospitals and medical device organizations. Read more →