What are assets?

  • (noun): Anything of material value or usefulness.

Some articles on asset, assets:

Northern Trust
... It provides investment management, asset and fund administration, fiduciary and banking services through a network of 85 offices in 18 U.S ... As of June 30, 2012, Northern Trust Corporation had $94 billion in banking assets, $4.56 trillion in assets under custody and $704 billion in assets under ...
Prime Brokerage - History - Financial Crisis of 2007-09
... the absorption of Bear Stearns into JP Morgan, the acquisition of the assets of Lehman Brothers in the US by Barclays, the acquisition of Merrill Lynch by Bank of America ... Counterparty diversification saw the largest flows of client assets out of Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs (the two firms who had historically had the largest share of ...
TD Banknorth - Recovery and Expansion
... Bill Ryan proposed a doubling of assets to $5 billion through a maximization of market share in Maine and acquisition of other community banks in the region ... – second largest bank in New Hampshire, founded in 1875, with assets of 1.7 billion. 1996 Atlantic Bancorp — Portland, Maine – 15 branch operation with assets of $470, 1997 CFX – Keene, New Hampshire, 1997 – originally Cheshire County Savings Bank, 1897 ...
Savings And Loan Association - U.S. Savings and Loan in The 20th Century - Further Advantages
... thrifts to make consumer loans up to 20 percent of their assets, issue credit cards, provide negotiable order of withdrawal (NOW) accounts to consumers and nonprofit organizations ... Institutions Act was passed and increased the proportion of assets that thrifts could hold in consumer and commercial real estate loans and allowed thrifts to invest 5 percent of their ... make commercial, corporate, business, or agricultural loans up to 10% of assets after January 1, 1984 ...
United Kingdom Insolvency Law - Procedures
... four main procedures by which the company could potentially be rescued or wound down and its assets distributed ... an orderly winding up and distribution of assets ... a floating charge that covers a company's whole assets ...