Is Bank Consolidation In Europe at Hand?
- A Different View On What Lies Ahead For Corporate CUs. Bator, Ken // Credit Union Journal;11/8/2004, Vol. 8 Issue 45, p4
The article informs that a quote from a credit union CEO appeared recently suggesting that the mergers of corporates should be expedited and that the final number will probably be between six and 10. The reasoning was financial in nature and centered on the ubiquitous economies-of-scale...
- Ã‰CONOMIES D'Ã‰CHELLE ET DE GAMME DANS LES COOPÃ‰RATIVES DE SERVICES FINANCIERS : UNE APPROCHE NON PARAMÃ‰TRIQUE (DEA). // L'ActualitÃ© Ã©conomique - Revue d'analyse Ã©conomique;sep2009, Vol. 85 Issue 3, p263
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- Regulators In The BLENDER. Freeman, Lisa // Credit Union Journal;9/13/2004, Vol. 8 Issue 37, p1
Credit unions and banks aren't the only entities in the financial world eyeing mergers, so are their regulators. With a number of states seeking the same economies of scale, streamlining of operations, and greater resources often cited by financial institutions as the reasons behind their...
- Size, Target Performance and European Bank Mergers and Acquisitions. Azofra, Sergio Sanfilippo; Olalla, Myriam Garcia; Olmo, Begona Torre // American Journal of Business (American Journal of Business);Spring2008, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p53
During the 1990s, the banking sector experienced an important consolidation process in most developed countries, where mergers and acquisitions (M&As) between credit institutions reached unprecedented levels. Financial deregulation and technological progress have played an important role in this...
- Analysts Predict Further Corporate Trust Consolidation. Walker, Susanne // Bond Buyer;8/20/2002, Vol. 341 Issue 31453, p5
Reports the proposal to acquire State Street Bank & Trust by U.S. Banks. Increase of merger and acquisition activity in the market; Recognition of the need for economies of scale by investors and key players; Trend on the consolidation of corporate trust business on investment banking.
- Rentsure and Clientele sums. Basson, Deon // Finance Week;01/19/2001, p34
Focuses on the applicability of economies of scale to assurers in South Africa. Ways to fund the operating expenses and profits of large assurers; Need for assurers to add value for policyholders; Possibility of consolidation among small assurers.
- Case built for more law firm mergers. Mcdonald, Michael // Crain's New York Business;03/12/2001, Vol. 17 Issue 11, p22
Reports the growing trend in global consolidation and merger of corporate law firms. Impact of the increased merger activity on medium-sized firms; Pursuance of law firms for economies of scale; Diversification of investment banking niche; Companies looking for merger partners in the city.
- Drug majors seek economies of scale. // Dow Theory Forecasts;3/19/2001, Vol. 57 Issue 12, p1
Focuses on the benefits of economies of scale in the pharmaceutical industry in the United States. Effect of merger on company expenses; Increase of merging activities among pharmaceutical companies; Growth of sales following merger between Glaxo Wellcome and SmithKline Beecham.
- POWER CONSOLIDATION: the paradox of size. Allas, Tera; Leslie, Keith // Power Economics;Jul/Aug2000, Vol. 4 Issue 7, p18
Discusses the advantages and disadvantages of acquisition and consolidation for the electric industries. Impact on the company's shareholder value; Significance of economies of scale in mass market retail; Benefits of consolidation that are not scale driven; Importance of scale for a...