Mergers and acquisitions

Mergercast 57: Why the bank sector needs $600 billion worth of M&A

In Mergercast 57 Arjun Saxena and Doug Stotz, principals with PwC US, discuss a potentially game-changing dynamic: why the bank sector needs $600 billion worth of M&A.

Maximizing the value from M&A

As the regulatory landscape becomes clearer, industry consolidation and the desire for scale will continue to increase M&A activities.  At PwC, we help financial companies make acquisitions, divestments, and strategic alliances. Our range of services spans the entire deal spectrum from strategy development and evaluation to post-acquisition integration. This includes financial, commercial, market, and operational due diligence; bid support and defense services; deal structuring advice; divestment support; and post-deal services.

As banks look to pursue deals, PwC's business consultants and strategists guide businesses through the complexities of the shifting industry landscape. Our areas of expertise:

  • How to extract maximum value from merger, acquisition, and divestiture activities
  • How to achieve value synergies by effectively integrating technology, operations, and people
  • How to satisfy cost and regulatory pressures through simplification
  • Help to understand what the next merger and acquisition wave looks like
  • Assess value gaps, establish road maps, and help complete mergers initiated in prior years
  • Help integrate operations and technology to achieve the enterprise view needed to manage new entities
  • Develop customer and talent retention strategies
  • Help integrate internal management reporting
  • SOP 03-3 Accounting, managing distressed assets and compliance with FDIC reporting
  • Lead, manage, and support due diligence work
  • Rigorous independent assessment, focusing on assessing total deal risk from pre-deal assessment to due diligence, integration, and value realization


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Dennis Trunfio
Partner, Banking & Capital Markets Deals Leader
Tel: +1 (646) 471 7360

Justin Kaufman
Principal, US Banking & Capital Markets Advisory Practice
Tel: +1 (617) 216 6330

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