THE IMPACT OF MERGER AND ACQUISITION ON BANKS LIQUIDITY AND PROFITABILITY (A CASE STUDY OF UNITED BANK FOR AFRICAN PLC.)

ABSTRACT

The purpose of this project is to examine the impact of merger and acquisition on bank liquidity and profitability in Nigeria. The method of analysis made use was chi-square statistical system. The analysis revealed that mergers and acquisition on banks strengthen the liquidity and profitability position of bank in Nigeria. Finally the report recommends that government should periodically through the CBN intervene in the activities of banks to avoid bank distress and failure.

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