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  • adj. Furnished with too many banks (financial institutions).


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  • A reason the U.S. has been perennially "overbanked" (in the eyes of some analysts) is because investors keep starting new ones.

    The Bailout So Far

  • For instance, the weakest sovereigns in the Euro area are still the central and eastern European nations, and the stronger sovereigns are heavily leveraged into these countries through their "overbanked" system.

    Recent Commentaries |

  • With this being said, Italy is still "overbanked" and has banks of material size still sporting 100% Texas ratios as Italy has more than 2. 2% of its GDP consumed by its bank's non-performing assets. Home Page

  • With leading global investment banks setting up shop in India, domestic players fighting tooth and nail for mandates, and others catering to a niche segment of clients, India has become an overbanked market.

    Lazard India's Local Strategy Paying Off

  • The deal's collapse leaves the two lenders facing the daunting prospect of building sustainable businesses on their own in an overbanked market and under watchful eye of regulators.

    Shinsei to Raise Up To $1.1 Billion as Aozora Talks End

  • Analysts say a merged setup will likely benefit both companies: for MUFG, the merger of brokerage operations provides an opportunity to expand beyond their overbanked home market and build its global reach, while Morgan Stanley may benefit from tapping the Japanese bank's vast customer base.

    MUFG, Morgan Stanley To Integrate Japan Brokerage

  • More importantly, access to the Chinese market will allow Taiwanese banks to improve returns as the domestic market is overbanked.

    Taiwan, China Closer to Bank Deal

  • With the country both overbanked and overstored, the adjustments that the economy will have to go through will be wrenching.

    U.S. Holds Balance of Power

  • In a bold move, Deutsche Bank (as the new institution will be known) will withdraw from retail banking in Germany's overbanked home market.

    More Than Meets The Eye

  • In a report published last week, consultancy Ernst & Young pointed out just how overbanked Germany remains, with 2,000 banks serving 83 million people and its five largest institutions, Deutsche Bank, Dresdner Bank AG,

    Time may be ripe for German bank deals


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