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American Banking Association: M&A Expectations for 2020

The American Banking Association has released its outlook for merger and acquisition activity in the banking sector in 2020. The ABA finds that the forces contributing to the consolidation of the industry show little to no sign of dissipating. Larger banks have an advantage as they can spread the costs of things like cybersecurity and regulatory compliance over a more extensive asset base. That gives them a significant advantage over smaller banks. The numbers bear out that theory as larger banks, in aggregate, have higher returns on assets and equity than smaller institutions.

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