banking Case Interview Questions & Answers

HSBC Considers Buying a Stock Brokerage Firm in Europe

Case Type: market entry; new business.
Consulting Firm: ZS Associates first round full time job interview.
Industry Coverage: banking; financial services.

Case Interview Question #01348: Your client is HSBC Bank, one of UK’s big five banks. Headquartered in London, HSBC Bank is one of the four major clearing banks in the United Kingdom. Their business ranges from the traditional high street roles… Read the rest

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First Citizens to Improve Commercial Banking Profitability

Case Type: improve profitability; organizational behavior.
Consulting Firm: American Express final round full time job interview.
Industry Coverage: banking; financial services.

Case Interview Question #01329: Your client First Citizens Bank (NASDAQ: FCNCA) is a regional bank in the Southeast with corporate and commercial operations in eight states. Based in Raleigh, North Carolina, First Citizens Bank serves clients in more than 120 branches… Read the rest

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Countrywide Financial Considers Entering Canadian Market

Case Type: market entry; industry analysis.
Consulting Firm: American Express first round full time job interview.
Industry Coverage: banking.

Case Interview Question #01307: Your client Countrywide Financial Corp. is a regional bank holding company headquartered in New York City. Its principal subsidiary, Countrywide Bank, owns and operates more than 300 branches in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, Rhode Island,… Read the rest

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Chase Bank to Introduce Mobile Banking Service

Case Type: new product, new technology; industry analysis.
Consulting Firm: American Express first round full time job interview.
Industry Coverage: banking; software, information technology (IT).

Case Interview Question #01299: The year is 2006. Your client is Chase Bank USA N.A., a national bank headquartered in Manhattan, New York City, that constitutes the consumer and commercial banking subsidiary of the multinational banking and… Read the rest

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