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The new main bank system

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  • Kobayashi, Mami
  • Osano, Hiroshi

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We develop a main bank model where the main bank decides whether or not to raise additional funds from the capital market to continue to invest in a borrowing firm when nonmain banks withdraw funds. We show that the threat of withdrawal of nonmain banks is more likely to force the main bank to perform efficiently in handling troubled loans, thereby preventing problems with zombie firms, if the potential cash flow (liquidation value) of the firm decreases (increases) relative to the amount funded by nonmain banks. The theoretical results provide both efficiency evaluations for the renewal of the main bank relation in Japan after the end of the 1990s and empirical implications for the renewed main bank system.

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  • Kobayashi, Mami & Osano, Hiroshi, 2011. "The new main bank system," Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, Elsevier, vol. 25(3), pages 336-354, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jjieco:v:25:y:2011:i:3:p:336-354
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    1. Kobayashi, Mami & Osano, Hiroshi, 2012. "Nonrecourse financing and securitization," Journal of Financial Intermediation, Elsevier, vol. 21(4), pages 659-693.
    2. Mami Koyama & Tomohisa Kitada & Takehisa Kajiwara, 2016. "Financial Risk, Main Bank System, and Cost Behavior: Empirical Evidence from Japan," Discussion Papers 2016-14, Kobe University, Graduate School of Business Administration.

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