Capital, News, Regulation & Supervision

Compliance demands frustrate bank M&A deals

By Robert Van Egghen
Image: Getty Images
Image: Getty Images

Rising regulatory and compliance demands are holding up mergers and acquisitions among banks, say experts.

Data from Refinitiv shows a sharp, global decline in bank M&A activity this year. While some 1,009 and 833 deals were completed in 2021 and 2022, respectively, just 374 deals have been completed ...

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