Love for Sale

Kelly, Tim
May 2006
Forbes Asia;5/22/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 9, p58
The article focuses on the increase in interest on securitization for love hotels and gambling parlors in Japan. Major banks in the country refuse to provide loans to such establishments. One of the factors that drive interest for securitization is the expansion of foreign investment banks in the country. Both banks and businesses are worried with crimes associated to gambling.


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