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Bankers Trust Company


one of the billionaire banks of the USA; controlled by the Morgan group. Founded in New York in 1903 with $1 million capital. Absorbed numerous small, medium-sized, and large banks.

In 1965, with the intention of expanding beyond New York City, the company created a bank holding company, the Bankers Trust New York Corporation, which controls several banks in the state of New York, including the Bankers Trust Company. It has subsidiary banks in Great Britain, France, Belgium, Switzerland, the Federal Republic of Germany, Luxembourg, Liberia, Nigeria, Tunisia, Cameroon, Senegal, the People’s Republic of the Congo (Zaire), Ivory Coast, Argentina, Colombia, the Philippines, and Taiwan and has representatives in Mexico City, Rome, Paris, Frankfurt am Main, Manila, Sydney, Beirut, Zurich, Tokyo, and other cities. The Bankers Trust Company is tied in via personal union with such large industrial monopolies as General Electric, Western Electric (AT&T), Goodrich, Otis Elevator, and Pan American Airways. In 1968 the bank had 86 branches in New York, one in London, and one in Paris.

The joint-stock capital at the beginning of 1969 was $99 million. The balance of the bank was $8 billion (at the beginning of 1960 it was $3.1 billion); investments, $7.1 billion; loans, $4.3 billion; US government bonds, $500 million; and other stocks and bonds, $900 million. ’

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