IndustryWatch - Although there has been a dearth of big-bucks m&a involving U.S. banks recently, a cluster of smallish acquisitions of U.S. banks by foreign buyers have been logged on the dealmaking roster. The deals, undertaken largely by first-time buyers who want to test the American market, may have the aim of gaining experience for the buyers in running an open-architecture institution.
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Mergers & acquisitions. - New York, NY : Investment Dealers' Digest, ISSN 0026-0010, ZDB-ID 8628555. - Vol. 37.2002, 10, p. 24-25