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OakNorth December 20, 2021 6 min read

Five key takeaways from McKinskey's global banking annual review

Earlier this month, McKinsey published the Global Banking Annual Review, its annual ...
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OakNorth December 1, 2021 9 min read

Climate Risk Management - Is your bank ready?

OakNorth's Response to OCC’s ‘Five Questions Every Bank Board Should Ask’ The Acting ...
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Sunil Dayal August 23, 2021 3 min read

How SMBC is partnering with OakNorth to build the commercial bank of the future

SMBC has been at the forefront of the digital revolution for the last decade, investing ...
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OakNorth June 28, 2021 4 min read

Pandemics, climate change, recessions – oh my!

Unlike Coronavirus, climate change isn’t something we can develop a vaccine for – and is ...
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Nick Lee, Head of Regulatory Affairs at OakNorth June 1, 2021 16 min read

Former OCC, Federal Reserve and FDIC regulators take a future view

I had the pleasure of hosting a webinar on behalf of OakNorth to discuss this topic with ...
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Sean Hunter, CIO at OakNorth May 18, 2021 5 min read

Data and Insights to assess a portfolio before M&A transaction

Global M&A has bounced back strongly in the first quarter of 2021, with Refinitiv ...
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Sean Hunter, CIO at OakNorth April 28, 2021 7 min read

A data-driven approach to profitable growth in commercial lending

Fast movers are already anticipating the bounce-back of the economy: we’ve heard from one ...
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OakNorth April 23, 2021 8 min read

Diversify with confidence and make inroads into commercial and industrial lending

Banks have historically lent to CRE because it’s straight forward to evaluate a property ...
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OakNorth April 19, 2021 8 min read

Getting granular: why banks need to be taking a sub-sector view when it comes to commercial lending

Banks have always relied on risk models to inform their commercial lending decisions. ...
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Sam Sidhu, Vice Chairman & Chief Operating Officer of Customers Bancorp April 16, 2021 6 min read

Customers Bank partners with OakNorth to compete with larger lenders

Most banks operate in the stone age, hindered by legacy technology and processes. At ...
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