Case Studies of Stretch and Leverage

  • Lutgart van den Berghe
  • Kurt Verweire


In chapter 6 we have shown that diversification in se did not reveal positive results, even rather the opposite. However we see that more and more groups try to complement their banking business with insurance activities and vice versa. At least it must be said that the most famous initiatives and examples perform well.


Financial Service Catastrophe Risk Distribution Channel Business Unit Asset Management 


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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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