Financial Performance of Banks in Pakistan after Merger and Acquisition

Abbas et al. Journal of Global Entrepreneurship Research 2014, 4:13

15 Pages Posted: 24 Aug 2018

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Qamar Abbas

Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS)

Ahmed Imran Hunjra

University of Waikato; Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS)

Rauf I. Azam

Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS)

Muhammad Shahzad Ijaz

Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS)

Maliha Zahid

Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS)

Date Written: 2014

Abstract

Business transactions are going to be fast day by day because of dynamic changes in the global environment. Merger and Acquisition is a strategy adopted by the organizations globally to meet the needs of recent dynamic business environment. It has achieved much attention and importance in corporate world. In Pakistan, this strategy has been used widely in banking sector. Therefore, the objective of the study is to evaluate the financial performance of banks in Pakistan after M&A. The financial and accounting data for 10 banks was taken from the Financial Statement Analysis by State Bank of Pakistan. Profitability & Efficiency, Leverage, and Liquidity ratios were used to measure the financial performance, where pre and post ratio analysis was done. Results of the study show that there is no positive improvement in the financial performance of the banks in Pakistan after Merger and Acquisition.

Suggested Citation

Abbas, Qamar and Hunjra, Ahmed Imran and Azam, Rauf I. and Ijaz, Muhammad Shahzad and Zahid, Maliha, Financial Performance of Banks in Pakistan after Merger and Acquisition (2014). Abbas et al. Journal of Global Entrepreneurship Research 2014, 4:13 . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3229689

Qamar Abbas

Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS) ( email )

Rawalpindi, 44000
Pakistan

Ahmed Imran Hunjra (Contact Author)

University of Waikato ( email )

Te Raupapa
Private Bag 3105
Hamilton, 3240
New Zealand

Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS) ( email )

Muree Road Rawalpindi
Shamsabad, Punjab 44000
Pakistan
00923457162527 (Phone)

Rauf I. Azam

Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS) ( email )

Muree Road Rawalpindi
Shamsabad, Punjab 44000
Pakistan

Muhammad Shahzad Ijaz

Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS) ( email )

Rawalpindi, 44000
Pakistan

Maliha Zahid

Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS) ( email )

Rawalpindi, 44000
Pakistan

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