Medium-sized banks are expanding in growth areas

News - November 2018 - No. 6

Authors Danmarks Nationalbank
Subject Financial stability; Financial risks; Financial regulation; Macroprudential policy; Denmarks Nationalbank´s analyses of financial stability
Type News
Year 2018
Published 30 November 2018
The medium-sized banks have expanded their activities in Aarhus and Copenhagen by opening branches and increasing their lending for housing purposes substantially. While the number of bank branches in Denmark has generally been falling for several years, the medium-sized banks have opened an additional 19 branches since 2012, most of them in growth areas such as Aarhus and Copenhagen.