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Determinantes de las fusiones y adquisiciones en el sistema financiero colombiano. 1990-2007

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  • Andrés Garcia

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  • José Gomez

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Para el caso colombiano se han analizado de manera amplia los efectos de la quiebra y la fusión de las instituciones financieras; sin embargo, no se contaba con un estudio microeconométrico para determinar los determinantes de este tipo de operaciones. Este documento se concentra en determinar cuales son las variables claves que incentivan la participación de las instituciones financieras en operaciones de integración, mediante la estimación de modelos de duración. Se encuentra que el buen desempeño de las firmas reduce la probabilidad de fusión o adquisición de instituciones financieras y que variables macroeconómicas como el crecimiento y la concentración del mercado son determinantes de estas. ** The effects of bank failures, and mergers and acquisitions (M & A) in Colombia have been thoroughly studied in the literature. However, there is limited evidence regarding microeconomic determinants of these events. This paper fills that gap by finding evidence about the significant determinants that take a financial institution to participate in such processes, using survival analysis techniques. Two important conclusions derive from our study: (i) the probability of participating in an M & A event is decreasing on banks' financial health; and, (ii) the included macroeconomic variables matter, as well as market concentration.

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Article provided by UNIVERSIDAD DEL ROSARIO in its journal REVISTA DE ECONOMÍA DEL ROSARIO.

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  1. García-Suaza, Andrés Felipe & Gómez-González, José E., 2010. "The competing risks of acquiring and being acquired: Evidence from Colombia's financial sector," Economic Systems, Elsevier, vol. 34(4), pages 437-449, December.
  2. José Eduardo Gómez Gónzlaez & Jorge Mario Uribe Gil & Hernán Piñeros Gordo, 2009. "Determinantes de la Rentabilidad de los Bancos en Colombia: ¿Importa la Tasa de Cambio?," BORRADORES DE ECONOMIA 005405, BANCO DE LA REPÚBLICA.

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