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Thai Financial System: The Benefits and Pitfalls of Mergers & Acquisitions Oct 04 Product Image

Thai Financial System: The Benefits and Pitfalls of Mergers & Acquisitions Oct 04

  • ID: 2091203
  • October 2004
  • Region: Thailand
  • Standard & Poors

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • KASIKORNBANK PCL
  • Thailand (Kingdom of)
  • TMB Bank Public Co. Ltd.
  • MORE

Abstract
With the widely anticipated approval from the Thai Finance Ministry on the number of institutions operating under the Financial Sector Master Plan likely to be announced by the end of January 2005, Standard & Poor's expects the resulting consolidation to change the nature of the competition in the domestic banking sector. What is likely to emerge is a number of banking groups with divergent credit quality, with the largest benefiting from economies of scale that will give them a competitive advantage over the smaller institutions. In addition, whether the sector consolidation produces the result desired also depends on the banks' ability to manage the integration, the challenges involved in assimilating diverging lending culture and philosophies, and in extracting the synergistic...

Companies mentioned in this report are:
- Thailand (Kingdom of)
- Industrial Finance Corp. of Thailand
- KASIKORNBANK PCL
- Siam Commercial Bank Public Co. Ltd.
- TMB Bank Public Co. Ltd.
- Siam City Bank Public Co. Ltd.
- Krung Thai Bank Public Co. Ltd.
- Bank of Ayudhya Public Co. Ltd.
- United Overseas Bank (Thai) Public Co. Ltd.

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- Thailand (Kingdom of)
- Industrial Finance Corp. of Thailand
- KASIKORNBANK PCL
- Siam Commercial Bank Public Co. Ltd.
- TMB Bank Public Co. Ltd.
- Siam City Bank Public Co. Ltd.
- Krung Thai Bank Public Co. Ltd.
- Bank of Ayudhya Public Co. Ltd.
- United Overseas Bank (Thai) Public Co. Ltd.

Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown
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