Impact of Recession on Bank Merger Valuation

Indian Commerce Bulletin, Vols. XI & XII, Nos. 1 & 2, June 2011

11 Pages Posted: 29 Oct 2011

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Sony Kuriakose

Nirmala College, Muvattupuzha

Justin Paul

University of Puerto Rico

G. S. Gireesh Kumar

Nirmala College - Department of Commerce

Date Written: June 1, 2011

Abstract

Consolidation of banks is driven by the objective of leveraging the synergies of geographical diversification, increased efficiency, cost savings and economies of scale. Being banking is an important component of the financial system; these structural changes can potentially have public policy implications. Valuation of banks and fixation of swap ratio are very important from the view of shareholders. The present study analyses the difference in the valuation approaches during normal and financial crisis period.

Keywords: Valuation, swap ratio, recession, bank acquisitions

JEL Classification: G34

Suggested Citation

Kuriakose, Sony and Paul, Justin and Gireesh Kumar, G. S., Impact of Recession on Bank Merger Valuation (June 1, 2011). Indian Commerce Bulletin, Vols. XI & XII, Nos. 1 & 2, June 2011, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1950986

Sony Kuriakose (Contact Author)

Nirmala College, Muvattupuzha ( email )

Nirmala College
Muvattupuzha, Kerala
India

Justin Paul

University of Puerto Rico ( email )

Ponce De Leon Avenue
00931-3300
Puerto Rico

G. S. Gireesh Kumar

Nirmala College - Department of Commerce ( email )

Muvattupuzha, Kerala 686 661
India

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