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What’s The Right Size to Compete in 2016?

What’s The Right Size to Compete in 2016?

Rick Childs of Crowe Horwath LLP highlights the results of the 2016 Bank M&A Survey.


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  • Article | Strategy
  • February 12th, 2016

The Traditional Community Banking Model is Dead

It’s time for banks to focus on customers, not products, and relationships, not transactions.

  • Video | Lending
  • February 10th, 2016

Tackling Growth Limitations

Steve Kent of Piper Jaffray & Co. addresses the opportunities and risks of specialized and segmented lending programs.

  • Article | Liability
  • February 8th, 2016

What’s Changing in Bank D&O Insurance

AHT’s Dennis Gustafson writes about trends in regulatory lawsuits and penalties that will impact your insurance coverage.

  • Article | Strategy
  • February 5th, 2016

Four Reasons Why Waiting to Sell May Be a Bad Idea

Clark Locke and Joe Morton write about mistakes banks make when timing a deal, and why it pays to consider factors such as the markets, shareholder concerns and potential partners.

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • February 3rd, 2016
  • BD Article

Is Regulation Forcing Banks to Sell?

Regulatory costs are a huge burden for smaller banks. But Bank Director's Acquire or Be Acquired Conference shows that the industry's consolidation may be driven by other factors.

  • Article | Risk
  • February 2nd, 2016

Could You Be a Target of Shareholder Activism?

Advisors discuss the threat of shareholder activism against banks at Bank Director’s Acquire or Be Acquired Conference.

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • February 1st, 2016
  • BD Article

The Growing Imperative of Scale

Editor in chief Jack Milligan explains what makes bank acquisition activity seem different this year.

  • Article | Analyst Forum
  • February 1st, 2016

FAST Act Extends Popular JOBS Act Registration Threshold to S&Ls

Thrifts now get a chance to deregister at higher thresholds, just like banks.

  • Video | Bank M&A
  • January 30th, 2016

Updates from Acquire or Be Acquired 2016

Al Dominick and Jack Milligan share their daily observations from our 22nd Annual Acquire or Be Acquired Conference.

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • January 28th, 2016
  • BD Article

A Front Row Seat on Bank M&A

Editor in Chief Jack Milligan writes about consolidation in the banking industry in advance of Bank Director’s 22nd year hosting Acquire or Be Acquired.