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The paper evaluates the impact of aspects of customer-bank relationships on loan default rates. Using a dataset that consists of more than 1 million loans made by 296 German banks, the research finds that banks with relationship-specific information from customers establishing transaction accounts are less likely to experience loan defaults and act differently in screening and monitoring behaviors than banks with no information.