Key Charts - Too-Big-To-Fail
Too-Big-to-Fail Banks: Where Are We Now?
- There has been an unprecedented concentration of bank assets in a few top institutions since 2000. Banking assets relative to GDP have grown by 22 percent, while the number of banking institutions has declined by 32 percent.
- The Federal Reserve mandated the consolidation of bank assets after 2008.
- There is a high concentration of wealth in the global systematically important banks (G-SIBs). Since 2000, G-SIB assets have risen nearly fourfold.
Sources: Bloomberg, Milken Institute.