Compiled database on cross-border bank mergers and acquisitions (M&As).
This data file accompanies \"Bilateral M&A Activity from the Global South\" by Mansoor Dailami, Sergio Kurlat, and Jamus Jerome Lim, World Bank Policy Research Working Paper (PRWP) 5953 (Also published in the North American Journal of Economics and Finance, Volume 23, Issue 3, December 2012, Pages 345–364, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.najef.2012.03.006)
The data are in comma-separated format.
There are 4 variables in this dataset (full details on the construction of these data are in the paper):
home: home (source) country of M&A deal (World Bank ISO3 country
host: host (target) country of M&A deal (World Bank ISO3 country codes)
deals: number of deals
World Bank. Compiled database on cross-border bank mergers and acquisitions (M&As). World Bank, Washington DC, USA (2013)