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Mergers and Acquisitions in European Banking


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Franco Fiordelisi
    Pages 1-8
  3. Franco Fiordelisi
    Pages 48-84
  4. Franco Fiordelisi
    Pages 85-106
  5. Franco Fiordelisi
    Pages 153-169
  6. Franco Fiordelisi
    Pages 170-175
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 176-199

About this book


Provides a detailed analytical assessment of the merger and acquisition phenomenon in banking. It advances the prior literature focusing on some specific aspects that have been investigated by only limited previous analysis by assessing the effect produced by M&A transactions on bank efficiency and shareholder value.


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of Rome IIIItaly

About the authors

FRANCO FIORDELISI is Professor of Banking and Finance at the Faculty of Economics, University of Rome III, Italy. He is also Visiting Senior Research Fellow at Bangor Business School, UK, and at the Essex Finance Centre of the University of Essex, UK. His main research interest relates to the economics of banking and other financial institutions, focusing on efficiency, productivity and shareholder value creation. He recently published Shareholder Value in European Banking (2007) and New Drivers of Performance in a Changing Financial World (2008). He has acted as a consultant to many banks, leasing and factoring companies.

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