Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Although the industry experienced severe ups and downs over the past five years, commercial banks are set to recover in the five years to 2019. Banks endured massive loan losses as a result of the credit crisis, causing revenue to contract significantly. However, improving consumer confidence will start to help the credit market improve, allowing operators to start growing revenue... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The subprime mortgage crisis has caused large-scale merger and acquisition activity in the banking sector. Within the commercial banking sector, four out of the top five commercial banks have either merged or acquired banks struggling with losses associated with the crisis. This activity has resulted in an increase of concentration within the industry. The top four banks are expected to account for 52.1% of total industry revenue in 2014.
Although the top four banks combined have increased their market share, losses by major players Citigroup and Bank of America caused their individual market share to weaken. These losses, however, were offset by Wells Fargo's and JP Morgan's large acquisitions in the five years to 2014... purchase to read more