A Century of Banking Consolidation in Europe: The History and Archives of Mergers and Acquisitions

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Manfred Pohl, Teresa Tortella Casares, Herman van der Wee
Ashgate, 2001 - Business & Economics - 320 pages
Consolidation and concentration trends in banking was the theme of the Academic Archive Colloquium of the European Association for Banking History held in Madrid, June 1997. This volume comprises 18 papers and responses presented at the colloquium. Some of the themes explored include: the significance of mergers for bank archives; the regulation of mergers and their impact on banking legislation; reactions to consolidation from within and without the banking industry; case studies of particular mergers and their impact on the wider banking community.

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JUDITH HENNIGFELD is Managing Director of the Institute for Corporate Culture Affairs (ICCA), which she joined in June 2004. Previously she was a consultant in the area of development work, advising, amongst others, the United Nations and the European Commission. From 1995 to 1999 Judith served at the UN Development Programme in New York, where she was Programme Advisor for the Bureau for Development Policy.

MANFRED POHL is Founder and CEO of the Institute for Corporate Culture Affairs. He is also Founder of the European Association for Banking and Financial History, the Institute for Business History and several other institutions in his native Germany, where he is a well-known and respected author. He is Honorary Professor at the University of Frankfurt, and in 2001 received the European Award for Culture at the European Parliament in Strasbourg.

NICK TOLHURST joined the Institute for Corporate Culture Affairs as Director in 2004, prior to which he worked for the British Foreign Ministry in Germany, advising British companies in Germany and German companies investing in the UK. Previously he served at the European Commission at DG II (Economics and Financial Affairs), preparing for the introduction of the Euro across differing cultures and economic systems.

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