Volume 12 Issue 1 2016


Atif Hassan
University of Management and Technology, Lahore.

Rizwana Bashir
Bahria University Lahore Campus.

Rabia Shakir
University of Karachi, Karachi.

Abstract The trend of mergers and acquisitions is increasing in the Pakistani banking sector. The purpose of this study is to find out the basic factors which beguile banks for the merger and acquisition. In this study researcher took the sample size 2 as two merger cases one happens in the year 2010 (Faysal Bank & RBS) and one in 2007 (SAMBA & CCB). The researcher critically analyzed the pre and post-merger performance of FAYSAL BANK & RBS and SAMBA &CCB with the help of five financial ratios, Net interest margin ratio, Gross margin ratio, ROE, Debt ratio, Debt to equity ratio. The researcher utilized the t-test for testing the hypothesis. This study has adopted exploratory research as its first research technique which helped us in clarifying the research problem. Many constraints have been faced during this study for example bankers were hesitating to fulfill the questionnaires. The result of this study suggests that after merger and acquisition firms can increase synergy and can decrease the risk of solvency but merger and acquisition is not significant for the shareholders’ wealth (the result will change with the different case). This study acquires the knowledge about the emerging trend of merger and acquisition and in future implement this knowledge in an effective way. In addition to that, this study will provide information that why companies decide on mergers and acquisitions.
Keywords Banking Sector of Pakistan, Merger and Acquisition, Merger in Banking Sector, Acquisition in Banking Sector.
Year 2016
Volume 12
Issue 1
Type Full Length Paper
Recognized by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, HEC
Category "Y"
Journal Name IBT Journal of Business Studies
Publisher Name ILMA University
Jel Classification -
ISSN no (E, Electronic) 2409-6520
ISSN no (P, Print) 2416-8393
Country Pakistan
City Karachi
Institution Type University
Journal Type Open Access
Manuscript Processing Blind Peer Reviewed
Format PDF
Paper Link
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