OneMain Financial

#2336

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$5.58B

MarketCap US

US United States

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Summary
OneMain Holdings, Inc., a financial service holding company, engages in the consumer finance and insurance businesses. The company originates, underwrites, and services personal loans secured by automobiles, other titled collateral, or unsecured. The company also offers credit cards and insurance products comprising life, disability, and involuntary unemployment insurance; optional non-credit insurance; guaranteed asset protection coverage as a waiver product or insurance; and membership plans. It operates through a network of approximately 1,400 branch offices in 44 states in the United States, as well as through its website onemainfinancial.com. The company was formerly known as Springleaf Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to OneMain Holdings, Inc. in November 2015. OneMain Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1912 and is based in Evansville, Indiana.

History

OneMain Financial was formed in November 2010, following Fortress Investment Group's majority purchase of American General Finance from AIG. Fortress subsequently renamed the company to Springleaf Financial and took the company public in October 2013. OneMain in its present form is the result of Springleaf Financial's acquisition of OneMain Financial from Citigroup in November 2015, with OneMain becoming the surviving brand. Both CitiFinancial and American General Finance have their own lines of history as consumer finance companies dating back to the 1910s and 1920s, respectively.

CitiFinancial history

Commercial Credit Company was established as a public company by Alexander Edward Duncan and eight businessmen in Baltimore, Maryland in 1912. It began as a lender of capital to companies with their accounts receivable as security. Over the course of several decades, CCC adapted to the changing times, expanding into auto financing and personal lending, maneuvering into insurance to provide coverage for the products it was financing, and even manufacturing war-related goods during the WWII and post-war eras. By 1968, the company was the target of a hostile takeover by Loews Corporation, which had already owned 10% of the company's common stock. However, CCC's management sought a different buyer and was able to sway computer company Control Data Corporation into acquiring them instead.CDC initially utilized CCC as a vehicle to assist customers in financing their computer leases and to stabilize earnings due to the seasonality of the computer business. However, as the computer business became more cutthroat and computer leasing was falling in favor of purchasing, CDC's business began to wane in the next decade and a half. Meanwhile, CCC accounted for more and more of their profits as it expanded its financial services, but it was unable to keep up with industry peers. In 1984, CDC tried to find a buyer for CCC, but could not sell it for the right price. It subsequently withdrew CCC from the market and accepted Sandy Weill's proposal to spin-off CCC into its own public company in 1986. Weill, who had just left American Express after not being lined up as its next CEO, claimed to have pursued the deal for the fun and challenge. He and his associates invested their own money to own 10% of CCC, while CDC retained a 20% stake, with the remaining 70% offered to the public. Weill brought in experienced management to prop up the business to success, exiting unprofitable segments and tripling operating profits within a year.

American General Finance history

OneMain Financial

In 1912, OneMain Financial was founded by commercial credit in Baltimore, Maryland, to provide working capital to manufacturers and building contractors. After several acquisitions, the company became a part of Citicorp in 1998 and in 2011 the name was changed to OneMain Financial.In 1920, Interstate Finance Corporation was founded in Evansville, Indiana, to underwrite sales of Inland Motor Truck vehicles. After several acquisitions, the company became a part of AIG in 2001. In 2010, Fortress Investment Group acquired the business from AIG.In 2011, the company changed its name to Springleaf Holdings, Inc. Its brand name became Springleaf Financial Services.

In November 2015, Springleaf Holdings, Inc. acquired OneMain Financial from Citigroup for $4.25 billion. The new company kept the name OneMain Financial.The United States Department of Justice required Springleaf to sell 127 branches and certain related assets to Lendmark Financial Services, LLC. before the merger. The sale was completed in May 2016. The brand migration from Springleaf Financial to OneMain Financial was completed in October 2016.

A bill introduced in California legislation that would limit interest rates notably excludes three lenders, OneMain being one of the three lenders. The reason these lenders are exempt from the bill is because their interest is capped at 36 percent, however according to a Pew study the APR is understated due to the aggressive selling of add-on products.


Mission
OneMain provides personal loans with one on one, local service at branches nationwide. Our personalized loan solutions offer customers a simple and straightforward loan application, fixed rates, fixed payments, clear terms and multiple payment options.

Vision
We believe in responsible lending and are committed to helping our customers achieve their goals. Our vision is to be the premier provider of consumer financial services, providing unsurpassed customer service and building relationships that last.

Key Team

Mr. Michael A. Hedlund (Sr. VP & Group Controller)

Ms. Jenny Osterhout (Chief Admin. Officer)

Mr. Richard N. Tambor (Chief Risk Officer)

Mr. Peter R. Poillon (Head of Investor Relations)

Mr. Dinesh Goyal (Chief Credit Officer)

Mr. Adam L. Rosman (Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel)

Nick Clements (Pres of Credit Cards)


Recognition and Awards
OneMain Financial has been recognized by a number of organizations and publications for its commitment to customer service, including being named one of the “Best Online Banks” by Personal Finance Magazine. Additionally, the company has received top-honors in customer satisfaction as determined by the J.D. Power & Associates Retail Banking Study. OneMain Financial has also received the Financial Services Innovation Award and has been included in Inc. Magazine's Annual Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America.

References
OneMain Financial
Leadership team

Mr. Douglas H. Shulman (Chairman, Pres & CEO)

Mr. Micah R. Conrad (Exec. VP & CFO)

Mr. Rajive Chadha (Exec. VP & COO)

Products/ Services
Credit, Finance, Financial Services
Number of Employees
1,000 - 20,000
Headquarters
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Established
1912
Company Registration
SEC CIK number: 0001584207
Net Income
1B - 20B
Revenue
Above - 1B
Traded as
OMF
Social Media
Thu Feb 29 2024
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