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Robin Trehan has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Public Administration, a Master’s degree in International Business Finance and Marketing from ENPC School of International Management (France) and a Master’s degree in Electronic Commerce/Systems (E-business) from Grenoble Ecole De Management... More
  • Banks for Sale – 0 comments
    Jul 4, 2010 9:01 PM

    Banks for Sale –


    “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”

    It’s been a bloodbath in the banking sector over the last two years with only the mightiest surviving the onslaught of one of the worst economic crisis in the last 100 years. Many mammoth banks, having billion of dollars as turnover and which seemed too large to fall, bit dust in the recent crisis. Lives were lost in suicides; pink slips were passed on to workers like hot cakes and companies fell like a pack of cards.

    Amongst all this turmoil, one entity in the banking sector regained its lost prestige and importance i.e. small banking institutes. Amongst the high flying balance sheets of large banks, small banks lived a quiet life, with minimal risk and small asset management. They did not pay much attention to the booming real estate market and stayed clear of errant investments.

    All this and much more have resulted in the resurrection of faith in the small banks in USA. The trend is getting increasingly popular and people from different classes are investing heavily in the small banks.

    You can find small or medium sized banks for sale on the Internet also. Finders firm like & can easily get the banks or find the bank based on customer requirements.  A typical small bank can be bought in about 4 million USD.  Not only does a small bank have huge prospects for expansion but it bodes of the biggest asset i.e. small banks have public faith, which is on an all time high.

    Small banks can even look for niche markets to expand and tap the current market trends. The scope for improvement and expansion rests solely on the management. Coupled by the fact that small banks do not have complicated functioning, it does not require an Einstein to run a bank. Also, small bank form a great rapport with the local community and can act as a medium for larger corporation to tap into the customer base that a small bank can avail them off.  Clean Small bank with conservative leading practices has again become the ideal investment in this time.

    Robin Trehan BA, MIB, MBA can be reached at

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