An analysis of mergers and acquisitions in the Turkish banking sector
We explore various aspects of mergers and acquisitions in the banking industry within a simple model that allows explicit comparison of sector performance before and after the mergers and acquisitions. The industry structure we look at involves a few dominant banks and a competitive fringe, which we take it as the structure most likely to resemble the Turkish banking industry in the aftermath of the ongoing restructuring process. Using a reasonable set of parameters to simulate the model, we do comparative statics exercises regarding the impact of mergers among domestic as well as with foreign banks on equilibrium outcomes.
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- Demirguc-Kunt, Asli & Levine, Ross, 1999. "Bank-based and market-based financial systems - cross-country comparisons," Policy Research Working Paper Series 2143, The World Bank.
- Ayse Mumcu & Unal Zenginobuz & Mehmet Aras Orhan, 2001. "The Likely Impact of Mergers and Acquisitions on the Turkish Banking Sector: A Stylized Model and Simulations," Working Papers 2001/02, Bogazici University, Department of Economics.
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