Irena Lekoska, PhD1
Proleterski brigadi, 43, 6330 Struga, Macedonia


3rd International Scientific Conference – EMAN 2019 – Economics and Management: How to Cope With Disrupted Times, Ljubljana – Slovenia, March 28, 2019, SELECTED PAPERS published by: Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans, Belgrade, Serbia; Faculty of Management Koper, Slovenia; Doba Business School – Maribor, Slovenia; Integrated Business Faculty –  Skopje, Macedonia; Faculty of Management – Zajecar, Serbia, ISBN 978-86-80194-19-6, ISSN 2683-4510


The global financial, marked as a systemic crisis of investment banking, was caused by the activities of one of the most exploited financial derivatives – the process of securitization. Considering the fact that the financial sector is one of the most globalized sectors, the financial crisis from the United States immediately struck the European market and has grown into a worldwide financial crisis. In the context of the processes of banks integration in the condition of the financial crisis, the question is whether there is a trend of increase or decrease of these processes? Therefore, the main objective of the paper is an analysis of the activities of banks integration during the financial crises and the adoption of appropriate conclusions.


banks, restructuring, integration, financial crises, mergers, acquisitions.


[1] Positioning for growth, 2011 US financial services M&A Insights, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC, April 2011, pg. 10.
[2] PricewaterhouseCoopers analysis of merger market, Thomsons and Dealogic information, European Financial Services M&A Insight, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC, February 2010, pg. 5.
[3] European Financial Services M&A Insight, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC, February 2010, pg. 3-6.
[4] Antonio Capaldo, David Cogman, and Hannu Suonio, What’s different about M&A in this downturn, McKinsey & Company, Number 30, Winter 2009, pg. 34-35.

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