Hussein Ahmad Bataineh, Raqiya Ali Al Balushi, Sulaiman Salim Al Harthy


This study aimed to investigate the relationship between merger & acquisition and bank risks. The sample of the study consisted of 55 commercial banks sector listed on Orbs from (2011-2016). The results of the study showed that there is no relationship between the net benefit and bank`s risk, and also there is no relationship between the capital ratio and bank`s risk, and also there is no relationship between the equity ratio and bank`s risk, that there is a relationship between the capital ratio and bank`s risk. Generally, we note no relationship between the merger & acquisition and banks risk. The recommended of the study recommended that the most important of which are the concentration of banks in general on the level of losses they suffer due to the loans extended to customers and other institutions.

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