Tidjane Thiam - Credit Suisse Group


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I think most banks in the current state of regulation have little or no appetite to get involved in a currency which has such anti-money laundering challenges.feedback
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Nov 07 2017
Tidjane Thiam has been quoted 48 times. The one recent article where Tidjane Thiam has been quoted is Credit Suisse boss dismisses activist campaign to split bank in three and takes aim at Bitcoin. Most recently, Tidjane Thiam was quoted as having said, “We believe in our strategy, it's working. We think we are in a better position than people outside the company to make that decision.”.
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Mar 28 2017

The (equities) platform has to be of the size that's commensurate with the demand today not with the demand in five years or 10 years.feedback

Mar 24 2017 - Credit Suisse

We are on track with the preparatory work for a planned partial initial public offering (IPO) of Credit Suisse (Schweiz) AG in the second half of 2017, market conditions permitting and subject to the approval of the board of directors.feedback

Feb 14 2017

We are now well-placed to capture growth and benefit from improving market conditions as a result of the tough actions we took in 2016.feedback

Feb 14 2017

2016 was the first full year of implementing our new strategy and it was a challenging and busy 12 months. Thanks to our strong client franchise and the dedication of our teams, we have made good progress on our key objectives.feedback

Feb 14 2017

We believe we are well positioned to continue to make progress with our restructuring program in 2017 and 2018.feedback

Feb 07 2017

From Brexit, frankly, we are effectively cautious. There are still a lot of open questions. One of them is the transition period. Certainly as an industry, and as a bank, we are in favor of a significant transition period, at least two to three years. I think that's in the interest of everybody. In the interest of the UK, in the interest of Europe, in the interest of the banking sector. So I hope that we can reach a reasonable agreement on that.feedback

Jan 17 2017

After a year in 2016 where you saw revenues really go down (across the sector)...hopefully 2017 will be better but all this is markets permitting.feedback

Jan 17 2017

Certainty we see a strength in fixed income, you can see that. You can see the securitized products market going. You can see generally global credit products growing. You can see leveraged finance still at a reasonable level of activity.feedback

Jan 17 2017 - Credit Suisse

We took for granted for a long time that we had a licence to operate, that society wanted big companies to exist and I think under the pressure of the financial crisis and the spread of information via social media, that mandate is getting weaker and weaker.feedback

Jan 17 2017 - Credit Suisse

We have seen across the world the benefits of globalization…but we have also seen the tensions. The cracks in the system which then found a political translation.feedback

Jan 17 2017 - Credit Suisse

We really need to become much more nimble and articulating what we do and the benefits…for me regulation in many ways has become an expression of the loss of that mandate.feedback

Dec 07 2016

We are protecting returns during volatile markets to provide significant upside when conditions improve and there's good reason to believe that they are improving.feedback

Nov 03 2016

Looking ahead, we expect market activity to continue to be influenced by geopolitical and macro-economic uncertainty over the next several quarters and the outlook to remain challenging.feedback

Nov 03 2016

During 3Q16, we continued to make progress in implementing our strategy. We have reduced costs significantly and continued to grow profitably in our chosen markets.feedback

Sep 28 2016

We will not be very impacted by passporting. Around 15-20 pct of volumes will be impacted.feedback

Sep 28 2016 - London

We had since last year, announced a plan to reduce our footprint in London. We have around 2,000 people in London. Our strategy has always been to deemphasize London.feedback

Sep 27 2016 - Credit Suisse

We are going through our relationships with external asset managers and let's say pruning them to make sure that we only keep the desirable ones. I believe that's risk reduction. It's really an investment in the future.feedback

Sep 06 2016

Since joining the bank in 2003, Brian has been one of our strongest risk managers and has been an integral part in developing the strength of our global markets franchise.feedback

Sep 06 2016 - Credit Suisse

Over his 25-year career at Credit Suisse, Eric has held a number of senior positions including: CEO of Asia Pacific, CEO of the investment bank, and CEO of Europe, Middle East and Africa. He also served on the executive board for six years from February 2008 to October 2014.feedback

Jul 28 2016 - Credit Suisse

We have been very cautious, because everybody knows what the uncertainties are – (for example) Brexit – and no-one knows how it is going to play out.feedback

Jul 28 2016 - Credit Suisse

This has been a quarter of continued progress for Credit Suisse.feedback

Jul 04 2016

That's the price paid for a chronic lack of investment in education. Something must be done at the national level so there aren't so many people left behind that the result of a national, democratic vote gives a result which is bad for the country in the medium term.feedback

May 10 2016

While we saw tentative signs of a pick-up in activity in March and then in April, subdued market conditions and low levels of client activity are likely to persist in the second quarter of 2016 and possibly beyond.feedback

Mar 23 2016

Revenues (at Global Markets) have remained weak in the period, with negative operational leverage.feedback

Mar 23 2016

Today, we are announcing an increase to our 2018 cost reduction target from 3.5 billion Swiss francs gross savings to at least 4.3 billion francs, driving our absolute operating cost base below 18 billion francs by 2018. For 2016, we aim to achieve 1.7 billion francs in cost savings.feedback

Mar 23 2016

In this context, we have taken immediate action to reduce outsized positions in activities not consistent with our new strategy and systematically reduced our exposures.feedback

Feb 04 2016

(We have) very unique market conditions and they are challenging, but fundamentally we are maintaining the objectives and the targets we have presented.feedback

Feb 04 2016

It's a clean-up and a turnaround. There is the need to deal with some legacy issues. There are a lot of restructuring charges attached to what we're doing. It's a big clean-up, but it's necessary.feedback

Oct 23 2015

You are cutting right to the chase of the matter.feedback

Oct 23 2015 - Credit Suisse

Internationally speaking, the Swiss business is the most underestimated part of Credit Suisse and the share sale will reveal its value.feedback

Oct 02 2015

What I can say is that we have a strong balance sheet.feedback

Oct 02 2015

We need to continue to implement our strategy with discipline and clarify where there are misunderstandings.feedback

Aug 02 2015 - Credit Suisse

I have asked the board of directors for a significant reduction in my bonus. Within the management team, the cut is greatest in my case. I cannot demand sacrifices from others and not make any myself.feedback

May 04 2015 - HSBC Bank

We do not condone structures for tax avoidance. Whenever there is a structure with a third party beneficiary we insist to know the identity of that beneficiary.feedback

May 04 2015 - HSBC Bank

We as a company, as a bank only encourage the use of structures when there is a legitimate economic purpose.feedback

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