Market Share In Norway's Corporate Lending

Banking | Norway | July 29, 2014
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Foreign banks have been clearly taking over some of the corporate loan market in Norway, based on the figures released by the Central Bank. In the last 13 years, branches and subsidiaries of foreign banks have gained over 5% of the market (rising their market share from 28.5% in 1999 to 33.9% at the end of 2012).

The largest banking group - DNB Bank has been the biggest victim on the market losing 6.6% in the market share in the same period. Having still a third of the corporate lending market at the end of 2012 (and 40% in 1999), however, this trend should not come as a surprise...