Can Mergers enhance the Banking Industry? An Analysis of State Bank of India
Sanhita Mandal
Mergers and Acquisitions, Indian Banking Sector, Pre- and Post- Merger, State Bank of India.
The corporate environment, with its retrenchment, mergers, acquisitions, and restructuring has become an interesting study to focus upon. There is evidence that large businesses and corporations have merged and acquired smaller competitors. Mergers and acquisitions are by far the most frequent corporate strategies used by enterprises trying to improve and increase profitability and value. Indian banks operated in a complex regulated framework before the initiation of financial reforms. Profitability was not acknowledged as an appropriate measure to interpret the success of the banks. The main aim of the study is to understand the impact of mergers on the performance of the Indian Banking Sector. This study mainly analyses the performance of the State Bank of India pre- and post-merger based on deposits, advances, and profitability. In this paper, an attempt is made to analyze the employee and branch productivity of SBI during that period. The data required for the study is collected from the Annual Reports of the State Bank of India from the year 2013 to 2021. The following tools are used for the analysis of the data- t-test and Descriptive statistics. Hence, in the current paper, an effort has been made to examine the profitability performance of SBI and its associates with certain key parameters
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Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 9, Issue 7

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