Journal of Advance Research in Applied Science (ISSN: 2208-2352) <p><strong>Journal of advance research in Applied Science(ISSN: 2208-2352)</strong> is an initiative by NN Publication Journal in the field of applied science which includes the major research area like physics, chemistry, bioscience, organic chemistry etc.</p> <h1 style="text-shadow: 0 0 3px #34baeb;">Current Impact Factor : 3.660</h1> NN Publication en-US Journal of Advance Research in Applied Science (ISSN: 2208-2352) 2208-2352 <h1 class="page_title">Terms &amp; Condition</h1> <div class="page"> <p><strong>Submission -</strong></p> <p>Author can submit the manuscript through our online submission process or email us at the designated email id in contact details.</p> <p>The other mode of submission not accepted than online and email.</p> <p>Before submission please read the submission guidelines.</p> <p>NN Publication accepts only article submitted in pdf/doc/docx/rtf file format. 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One of the best strategies used by firms to penetrate into the competition is mergers. The purpose of the study was to evaluate the effect of solvency requirements on merged commercial banks in Rwanda. This study was guided by theories like shareholder’s wealth maximization theories, Trade –off theory of capital structure and the theory of Modigliani and Miller. The targeted population was 70 the employees of BPR Rwanda Atlas Mara being the sample size from the different departments by the help of purposive sampling technique. The researcher used the questionnaires to gather data and also the published information from the company websites and the information was interpreted by using Statistical Packages for Social Sciences (SPSS) version 21. The findings on solvency requirement had influence on the financial performance after merger efforts and the overall mean of 3.138 agreed with the statement. The Spearman’s Rho correlation coefficient is 0.674 implying that the variables used in subsequent regression modelling are not similar and thus, there are no multicollinearities. This means that 67.4% of the changes in the financial performance of firms is being affected by the merger process. The regression results indicated that the coefficient is positive (0.79) and the significant levels are less than 0.05 (P-value=0.0033). This indicates that banks engage in various merger activities in order to improve their financial performance. The study concludes that solvency requirements contribute to financial performance of commercial banks in Rwanda. The researcher recommended that banks should engage themselves in merger activities in order to maintain the competition since it got a bigger effect concerning the performance improvements</p> Rwakayigamba Patrick Dr Paul Munene Muiruri Copyright (c) 2021 Journal of Advance Research in Applied Science (ISSN: 2208-2352) 2021-11-02 2021-11-02 7 10 01 10