Banco Sabadell

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Bank Of America Becomes Sabadell’s Largest Shareholder With The Unveiling Of A 6.3% Stake

As reported today by Europa Press, Bank of America Corporation has unveiled a 6.3% stake in Banco Sabadell. This makes it the largest significant shareholder of the bank, ahead of BlackRock and David Martinez, according to National Securities Market Commission (CNMV) records. Specifically, Bank of America has notified its control of 6.323% of the bank’s shares, both through voting rights, with 1.681%, and financial instruments, with 4.642%. This movement took…


Madrid Stock Exchange revision

“The Remuneration Report At Banco de Sabadell Obtained Over 38% Dissent Votes”

“Shareholders and proxy advisors are being very critical of directors’ pay and board composition, as evidenced in voting.” explains Nancy Hameni (Head of Proxy & M&A at Cmi2i) to Fernando Rodriguez. Q- What do you think is most remarkable so far in the 2022 Spanish AGM season ?A- Halfway through the 2022 AGM season, we are seeing executive compensation and board elections as the most prominent trends within the IBEX-35….


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Banco Sabadell Wants To Shed A Further 12% Of Its Workforce, 1,900 Workers

Banco Sabadell has proposed a redundancy plan for 1,900 employees to the trade unions, which could mean the closure of between 230 and 300 branches. It should help the bank to improve its low profitability, ROE, of 3.1% on equity, far from the cost of capital (which can be up to three times higher). It is also way off the profitability obtained by its Spanish competitors (Santander and BBVA have…


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Sabadell Is Considering Options To Defend Itself From The Effects Of The Caixabank-Bankia Merger

Banco Sabadell has been left hanging after the announcement of the merger between Bankia and CaixaBank. For months there had been talk of a combination of Sabadell and Bankia as the most promising concentration operation in the sector. Now, however, this possibility has vanished and the Catalan bank would be assessing different options to protect its interests.






Spanish stocks

Spanish Equity Funds Lost $229 M Up To October 4

Until the tense situation in the country is resolved, we believe the Spanish stock market will continue to suffer more than its European peers. As an example of this, in the week up until October 4, Spanish equity funds lost $229 million, according to market data firm EPFR.


banks in Catalonia

Investors see CaixaBank and Sabadell’s move as a “wake-up call” for Catalonia

Link Securities | Despite the ongoing uncertainty in the wake of last Sunday’s referendum in Catalonia, investors returned to the Spanish markets yesterday, buying up both equities and bonds. The main driver behind this renewed interest is the decision by top Catalan banks, Sabadell and Caixabank, to move their headquarters away from their home base.