A Structural View of U.S. Bank Holding Companies

17 Pages Posted: 26 Jul 2012 Last revised: 20 Nov 2012

Dafna Avraham

Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Patricia Selvaggi

Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of New York

James I. Vickery

Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Date Written: July 16, 2012

Abstract

We describe the organizational structure and history of U.S. bank holding companies, and present stylized facts documenting the increasing complexity, size and diversity of these organizations. We also discuss the different types of regulatory data filed by bank holding companies and their subsidiaries, as a reference for researchers and others.

Keywords: bank holding companies, complexity

JEL Classification: G21, G20

Suggested Citation

Avraham, Dafna and Selvaggi, Patricia and Vickery, James I., A Structural View of U.S. Bank Holding Companies (July 16, 2012). Economic Policy Review, Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 65-81. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2118036 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2118036

Dafna Avraham

Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of New York ( email )

33 Liberty Street
New York, NY 10045
United States

Patricia Selvaggi

Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of New York ( email )

33 Liberty Street
New York, NY 10045
United States

James Ian Vickery (Contact Author)

Federal Reserve Bank of New York ( email )

33 Liberty Street
New York, NY 10045
United States

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