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Enterprise SOA: Service-Oriented Architecture Best Practices by Dirk Slama, Karl Banke, Dirk Krafzig

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Chapter 17. Halifax Bank Of Scotland: IF.com

Halifax Bank of Scotland (HBoS) is a UK Financial Services provider with divisions in Retail Banking, Insurance & Investment, Business Banking, Corporate Banking, and Treasury. HBoS is the UK's largest mortgage and savings provider with a customer base of about 22 million. The annual results of 2003 reported £3.8 billion profit before tax and £408 billion assets under management. HBoS group was formed through the merger of Halifax and Bank of Scotland.

Intelligent Finance was launched as a division of Halifax plc with the aim of attracting new customers from outside Halifax and specifically to target the UK clearing banks. Intelligent Finance was launched as Project Greenfield in 2000, starting an entire ...

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