In our latest Banking M&A report we share the top 10 trends influencing deal activity this year.
Most readers would agree that 2014 was a turbulent year for financial services organizations and markets. Evolving regulatory requirements and scrutiny, new market entrants, changing market dynamics and massive restructurings were commonplace across the globe. As a result, 2014 also emerged as a banner year for Merger and Acquisition (M&A) activity with increase deal numbers and volumes compared to last year of 10% and 20%.
Given that the pace of change is unlikely to slow any time soon, it is more critical than ever for financial services executives to understand the major trends now emerging and evolving around the world. In our new global banking report, A look ahead: Top 10 trends for mergers and acquisitions, we have identified the major themes that we believe will have the biggest influence on financial institutions, and the banking sector specifically.
If you would like to discuss M&A opportunities, please contact your local KPMG Deal Advisory advisor.