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Polarization of Lending Institutions

Polarization of Lending Institutions

PARK Hyun-Soo

June 7, 2005

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Assets of Korea's commercial banks have grown substantially since the financial crisis of 1997 following a brutal restructuring process that included mergers and acquisitions (M&As) which shook the banking sector. That, however, was not the case with smaller mutual savings banks whose average asset size grew in comparison to the pre-crisis level, but whose total size has remained more or less unchanged.


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