This case describes the effects of the Asian financial crisis on the Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), the fourth largest Thai bank. It describes the actions taken by the Thai government to restore confidence in the financial sector, Thai, and SCB strategy for additional capital in the international markets. The case provides an analysis of the use of the financial crisis can be combined with more stringent state requirements, in a vicious circle of non-performing loans, cause the lack of new credit extens … Read more »

This case describes the effects of the Asian financial crisis on the Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), the fourth largest Thai bank. It describes the actions taken by the Thai government to restore confidence in the financial sector, Thai, and SCB strategy for additional capital in the international markets. The case provides an analysis of the use of the financial crisis can be combined with more stringent state requirements, in a vicious circle of non-performing loans, cause lack of new credit extension and economic slowdown. Students can discuss whether to consider it an attractive investment SCB, SCB and what can be done to increase the confidence. The housing can be used in classes on international business or international financial markets. Can be used with the B case UV1629.
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Petra Christmann,
Mark Sriaporn
Source: Darden School of Business
34 pages.
Release Date: 04 March, 2002. Prod #: UV1628-PDF-ENG
The Siam Commercial Bank: Weathering the Asian Storm (A) HBR case solution

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