The Financial Conglomerates Control Board

  • Lutgart van den Berghe
  • Kurt Verweire


One of the remarkable elements of the trend towards financial conglomerates and all finance is the huge heterogeneity in this development process. It would be a mistake to consider financial conglomerates as a set of homogeneous groups of financial firms with similar characteristics. Some researchers have acknowledged this heterogeneity and have developed a typology of financial conglomerates. In the next paragraph, we will discuss some of the typologies we found in the financial literature.


Regional Bank Corporate Structure Financial Service Industry Universal Bank Financial Conglomerate 


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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lutgart van den Berghe
    • 1
  • Kurt Verweire
    • 2
  1. 1.The Vlerick School of ManagementUniversity of GentBelgium
  2. 2.Erasmus University RotterdamThe Netherlands

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