Tier 1 Capital

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Tier 1 Capital

Capital in a bank that is easy to calculate or liquidate, especially compared to Tier 2 capital. Under the Basel I Accord, Tier 1 capital includes retained earnings and common stock, and occasionally also some preferred stock. Tier 1 capital is considered the bank's core capital and is less risky than Tier 2 capital. It is included in the calculation of a bank's reserve requirements.
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The London office will allow Tier One to secure new investment opportunities in the capital for its private funding circles, which have posted an 8% annual yield for clients for the fourth consecutive year.
Tier One Relocation, a portfolio company of Southfield Capital, has acquired Arpin Van Lines' military division, a relocation manager that specializes in household goods moves for military personnel, the company said.
Tier One Relocation is a portfolio company of private equity firm Southfield Capital.
Daniel Barnes is to be based in London and will report to Tier One Capital managing directors and co-founders, Ian McElroy and Stephen Black.
In court papers, the NPA submitted evidence that Tier One is not registered with the National Conventional Arms Control Committee and is thus not authorised to enter into any agreements regarding the sale and/or rental of military equipment.
Nirogam India Private, a company that retails, supplies and exports Ayurvedic Herbal Products, has collaborated with Tier One National.
Three Lebanese banks posted double-digit growth in their Tier One capital in 2008, with Byblos Bank posting the highest rise among all Lebanese banks and the 14th highest among Arab banks.
Four of the ladies team that won the Home Internationals for the second successive year are included in tier one, along with five of the men's Wales team, and will receive the best possible analysis, training opportunities and support.
During this period, I used to joke that focusing on being a Tier One was primarily a "guy thing," and that most industry participants would do anything possible to avoid being relegated to a Tier Two or Tier Three position.
Our new Tier One Gold program means that these servicers, like larger institutions, can now achieve best-in-class recognition for servicing excellence and top scores in investor reporting and default management on our Servicer Performance Profiles.
But his decision to take up injection molding resulted in the creation of the first minority-owned group of Tier One and Tier Two plastics parts suppliers to the Big Three U.
Dow Corning worked with an automotive OEM and a tier one supplier as partners to address the material performance, processing and design aspects, quickly commercializing a new generation of high-consistency silicone rubber technology called high performance in oil (HPO) materials.