Mergers and acquisitions in ghana foreign investor considerations. That is, ecobank trust bank of ghana s acquisition and ut bank bank bpis merger. Mergers and acquisitions edinburgh business school ix preface an understanding of mergers and acquisitions as a discipline is increasingly important in modern business. Merger and acquisition in ghana revenue authority, human resource issues involved article pdf available january 2017 with 596 reads how we measure reads. Merger and acquisition, ghana revenue authority, human resource issues and employees. The impact of mergers and acquisition on the financial. There are other successful mergers in nigeria from 2006 todate. The effects of mergers and acquisitions on bank lending behaviour is quite complex, with one static effect and at least three type of dynamic effects. Articles on mergers and acquisitions displaying 1 20 of 49 articles the lawsuit filed by new york attorney general letitia james and colleagues was the last roadblock to the merger. Healthcare mergers, acquisitions, and partnerships an insiders guide to communication david jarrard in partnership with geisinger health system. Audrey grey is a corporate law firm that aims to not just be your legal partner but your complete business solution determined to offer our clients a 360 business solution.
Harvey university of ghana business school this study analyzes the impact of mergers and acquisition on performance of the acquiring firm using a ttest to test the difference between the average pre and post acquisition performance indicators. Mergers and acquisitions companies in ghana including kumasi, accra, and more. By deploying ratio analysis, kemal 2011 examined the postmerger financial performance of. A guide to mergers in microfinance, which provides a detailed set of guidelines and lessons learned based on the experience of save the children and catholic relief services in armenia. The constitution of ghana as well as several other legislations such as the criminal offences act 1960 act 29, whistleblower act 2006 act 720 and the antimoney laundering act 2008 act 749 have provisions governing anticorruption in ghana. School of business, university of cape coast, university post office, cape coast. List of mergers and acquisition companies and services in ghana. Mergers and acquisitions edinburgh business school. This study examines the impact of mergers and acquisitions on the acquiring companys corporate financial performance, within the ghanaian economy. A guide to public mergers and acquisitions law in ghana. Merger and acquisition transactions under ohada law lexology. Healthcare mergers, acquisitions, and partnerships. Specifically, the study sought to investigate how the human resource issues were being dealt with in the merging of irs, ceps and vat into gra. In the last decade, ghanas financial sector has witnessed a lot of mergers.
The experience of guinness ghana breweries limited. Moreover, mergers and acquisitions are new corporate growth strategies in ghana and as such, their effects on financial performance of the post acquisition and. Mergers and acquisitions are both changes in control of companies that involve combining the operations of multiple entities into a single company. This is as a result of continuous growth in the economy. The goal of combining two or more businesses is to try and achieve synergy where the whole new company is greater than the sum of its parts the former two separate entities. Kearney also predicted a significant increase in mergers and acquisitions in the oil and gas sector for 2015, and encouraging the companies to take.
There have been several mergers and acquisitions which have taken place in the ghanaian financial sector during the last ten years. Meaning of mergers, acquisitions and consolidation. The study explored the human resource issues in merger and acquisition using the case of ghana revenue authority gra. Evidence from the ghana stock exchange isaac marfo oduro 1 samuel kwaku agyei 2 1.
Access bank plc nigeria and sg ssb ghana, that were involved in mergers respectively in 2003 and 2005. A small merger is one in which the combined assets or turnover of the merging companies is less than n1,000,000,000. East africas mergers and acquisitions market has started picking up as companies look for ways to protect their market share and ensure better returns for shareholders. Mergers and acquisitions in east africa on the rise african. Umoren and olokoyo 2007 studied merger and acquisition in nigeria. Entangling these four effects allows us to identify more precisely than the extant literature how mergers and acquisitions affect small business lending. In nigeria, mergers and acquisitions were not so common until recently due to the economic down turn.
Implications for africa connecticut journal of international law, vol. Mergers and acquisitions companies in ghana company list. Harvey university of ghana business school this study analyzes the impact of mergers and acquisition on performance of the acquiring firm using a ttest to test the difference between the average pre and postacquisition performance indicators. Table 2 shows successful merger in the banking industry in 2006. How merger, acquisition options strengthen nigerian content. College of technology education, university of education, winneba, p. Experience has shown that in many instances, counterparties to business combinations sometimes fail to evaluate the tax implications of the proposed business combination pre andpost the transaction. The case study model used in this book was first developed in order to create a framework for analyzing mergers, comparing experiences. Mergers and acquisition ghana list of ghana mergers and. Mergers and acquisitions in ghana foreign investor. A read is counted each time someone views a publication summary such as the title, abstract, and list of authors, clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the fulltext. The study limited its scope to two main banks which have been involved in mergers and acquisitions in ghana. The current economic climate in the country which is characterized by shortage of foreign exchange for the importation of goods, low exchange rate of the naira the credit policy. Mergers are categorised as small, intermediate and large mergers.437 346 96 742 822 886 998 551 1321 148 100 1081 772 652 1145 44 899 1463 608 278 1449 992 117 1236 882 2 967 51 525 1378 1364 848 420 1029 339 1472