Ally Financial Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review by GlobalData

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									                          Ally Financial Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

       Reference Code: GDFS29561SA                                                                                    Publication Date: APR 2011

       200 Renaissance Center, P.O. Box             Phone                                            Revenue
                                                               +1 866 7104623                                          7,902 (million USD)
       200
       Detroit, MI                                  Fax                                              Net Profit        NA
       48265-2000                                   Website    www.ally.com                          Employees         14,400
       United States                                Exchange                                         Industry          Financial Services

      Company Overview
       Ally Financial Inc. (Ally Financial, formerly known as GMAC Inc.) is a leading, independent, globally diversified, financial services
       firm. Ally Financial offers financial products and services to automotive dealers and its customers. The company also engages in
       mortgage operations and commercial finance. In addition, Ally Financial operates as a a bank holding company for Ally Bank that
       offers online retail banking products. The company principally categorizes its business operations into two lines of businesses
       namely, Global Automotive Services and Mortgage. Ally Financial has its operations in North America, Europe, Latin America and
       Asia.

      Key Executives                                           SWOT Analysis
               Name                         Title              Ally Financial Inc., SWOT Analysis
      Michael A. Carpenter       Chief Executive Officer       Strengths                          Weaknesses

      Franklin W. Hobbs          Chairman
                                                               Innovation                                 Geographic Spread
      Robert T. Blakely          Director
      Mayree C. Clark            Director                      Operational Performance                    Declining Income from Core
                                                                                                          Business
      Stephen Feinberg           Director
      Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary
      Research, GlobalData
                                                               Opportunities                             Threats

                                                               Capital Flow Prospects to                  Global Economic Imbalances
      Key Competitors                                          Developing Countries
      Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation                                                              Increase in Compliance Costs
                                                               Strategic Alliances
      Ford Motor Credit Company LLC
      Toyota Motor Credit Corporation
                                                               Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData
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      Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary
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Ally Financial Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review                                                                           Reference Code: GDFS29561SA

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      Table of Contents
      Table of Contents........................................................................................................................................................................................................... 2
      List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
      Section 1 - About the Company ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 4
      Ally Financial Inc. - Key Facts ........................................................................................................................................................................................ 4
      Ally Financial Inc. - Key Employees ............................................................................................................................................................................... 5
      Ally Financial Inc. - Key Employee Biographies............................................................................................................................................................. 6
      Ally Financial Inc. - Major Products and Services .......................................................................................................................................................... 8
      Ally Financial Inc. - History............................................................................................................................................................................................. 9
      Ally Financial Inc. - Company Statement ..................................................................................................................................................................... 11
      Ally Financial Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries........................................................................................................................................................... 13
            Head Office............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 13
            Other Locations & Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................................................................................. 13
      Section 2 – Company Analysis .................................................................................................................................................................................... 16
      Ally Financial Inc. - Business Description .................................................................................................................................................................... 16
      Ally Financial Inc. - Corporate Strategy........................................................................................................................................................................ 18
      Ally Financial Inc. - SWOT Analysis............................................................................................................................................................................. 19
            SWOT Analysis - Overview ................................................................................................................................................................................... 19
            Ally Financial Inc. - Strengths ................................................................................................................................................................................ 19
                  Strength - Innovation....................................................................................................................................................................................... 19
                  Strength - Operational Performance ............................................................................................................................................................... 19
                  Strength - Combined Operating Ratio............................................................................................................................................................. 19
                  Strength - Improving Credit Quality................................................................................................................................................................. 19
                  Strength - Capital Adequacy ........................................................................................................................................................................... 20
            Ally Financial Inc. - Weaknesses ........................................................................................................................................................................... 20
                  Weakness - Geographic Spread ..................................................................................................................................................................... 20
                  Weakness - Declining Income from Core Business ........................................................................................................................................ 20
            Ally Financial Inc. - Opportunities .......................................................................................................................................................................... 20
                  Opportunity - Capital Flow Prospects to Developing Countries ...................................................................................................................... 20
                  Opportunity - Strategic Alliances..................................................................................................................................................................... 21
            Ally Financial Inc. - Threats ................................................................................................................................................................................... 21
                  Threat - Global Economic Imbalances ............................................................................................................................................................ 21
                  Threat - Increase in Compliance Costs........................................................................................................................................................... 21
                  Threat - Highly Competitive Market................................................................................................................................................................. 21
      Ally Financial Inc. - Key Competitors ................................................................................................
								
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