McKinsey warned Wirecard to take immediate action on controls in their largest business more than a year ago; the consultancy...
European banking profits are at risk from digitization according to a McKinsey report; the report, "A Brave New World for Global Banking", says European banks have $35 billion, or 31%, of profit at risk from digitization; fee-based products for traditional banks versus online banks is the main factor for profit; McKinsey says banks must enhance their business models, provide competitive digital tools and data analytic platforms; also suggests that banks partner with financial companies across the industry to reduce and share innovation costs; the McKinsey report also says banks will need to streamline their information technology structures and be more proactive in their regulatory strategies. Source
In its annual banking report McKinsey & Co. said there is the potential for 40 percent of revenues that could be at risk by 2025 from firms like Amazon entering the space; Asheet Mehta, one of the authors of the McKinsey report, said in an interview reported by American Banker "E-commerce and tech giants are under pressure to keep increasing revenue, and financial services is a large pool they can go after. We're starting to see that." Source.
Mckinsey has released a new report on fintech; report focuses on seven changes in fintech that could affect the industry; factors include expanding scope, increasing diversity, improving collaboration, impending consolidation, normalizing valuations, shifting regulations and emerging ecosystems. Source