Assessing the Impact of M&As’ Motives Influencing the M&A Decision Making Process in the UAE Banking Sector


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  • Ahmad Majid Ahmad Nasser Lootah College of Business Administration, University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
  • Hussein A. Hassan Al Tamimi Department of Finance and Economics, College of Business Administration, University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
  • Panagiotis D. Zervopoulos Department of Management, College of Business Administration, University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.32479/ijefi.16332

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Keywords: Banking, Mergers and Acquisitions, Bank Performance, Motives

Abstract

A number of review studies have been conducted to provide valuable insights into the M&A decision-making process in the banking sector and factors that could have a positive and effective impact on it. This study systematically reviews and analyses the decision-making process for M&A and its related factors in 15 interviews with experts related to 10 M&A transaction in UAE banking sector from 2005 to 2021. The main findings contain that the most frequent factors affecting M&A decision-making are Regulation, Globalization, Technology and Economics. In addition, most of the M&A decision-making relevance is also affected by the internal factors of Synergy, Agency & Management Motives, Hubris Motives. The findings of this review study provide an overview of current studies and analyses of the M&A decision-making process in the banking sector and the factors that affect it.

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Published

2024-05-14

How to Cite

Lootah, A. M. A. N., Al Tamimi, H. A. H., & Zervopoulos, P. D. (2024). Assessing the Impact of M&As’ Motives Influencing the M&A Decision Making Process in the UAE Banking Sector. International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues, 14(3), 192–205. https://doi.org/10.32479/ijefi.16332

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