DBS (C): Embracing the Challenge of Integration

Published 01 Mar 2000
Reference 4921
Topic Strategy
Region Asia
Length 10 page(s)

The cases trace in acquisition of Thai Danu Bank (a medium sized bank in Thailand) by DBS bank of Singapore as part of its internationalisation strategy. It examines the complete acquisition process from initial approach to post-acquisition integration.

Teaching objectives

To examine the role of cross-border acquisitions in the implementation of an internationalisation strategy. The examination includes issues of target selection, the transaction itself and post-acquisition integration. The case can also be used to discuss the viability and implementation of building a new multinational in Asia.

  • Singapore