Research and analysis

Small and medium enterprises lending and competition: market comparison

This report investigates how the UK market for bank lending to small and medium enterprises compares internationally.

Documents

Small and medium enterprises lending and competition: an international comparison of markets

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Detail

This report considers the performance of the UK market for bank lending to small and medium enterprises compared to a set of international peers.

The report is split into 3 parts:

  • analysis of the UK market and the historical development of banking arrangements
  • a cross-country analysis, investigating how the UK compares to Germany, Italy and the USA
  • a feasibility review of a potential study on the relationship between competition and lending