Failed Bank Acquisitions and Lending Activity

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. in Business Economics, volume 30 issue 3, 1995. Bryant users may access this article here.


Presents the findings of a study concerning the recycling of assets process to address bank failures in the United States using data from the US Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Reason for bank failures; Discussion about the recycled assets theory; Disposition of assets at failed banks; Equity capital and assumed assets; Bank lending and loan growth.