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Wachovia Company Profile

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Wachovia (2007)

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Wachovia Financial (1999)

Wachovia was a diversified financial services company based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Before its acquisition by Wells Fargo and Company in 2008, Wachovia was the fourth-largest bank holding company in the United States, based on total assets. Wachovia provided a broad range of banking, asset management, wealth management, and corporate and investment banking products and services. At its height, it was one of the largest providers of financial services in the United States, operating financial centers in 21 states and Washington, D.C., with locations from Connecticut to Florida and west to California. Wachovia provided global services through more than 40 offices around the world.
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  • Business lines 

  • Origin of corporate name 

  • First Union 

  • Wachovia 

  • Merger of First Union and Wachovia 

  • Metropolitan West Securities 

  • SouthTrust 

  • Failed MBNA purchase 

  • Westcorp 

  • Golden West Financial/World Savings Bank 

  • A. G. Edwards 

  • 2007–2009 financial crisis 

  • Government intervention 

  • Acquisition by Wells Fargo 

  • Identity theft negligence 

  • Latin drug cartel money laundering 

  • Chief executive officers