Acquire Or Be Acquired 2012


January 29 – 31, 2012
Arizona Biltmore
Phoenix, AZ

Conference Overview

Bank Director’s Acquire or Be Acquired conference has been widely regarded as the financial industry’s premier M&A and growth event since 1995.  Both bankers and financial executives have attended this three-day conference to network with peers and explore a variety of growth options through interactive sessions and presentations.  With many predicting a massive wave of consolidation in the coming years, our 2012 event focused on both organic growth and M&A activity. 

Topics Included:

  • Strategic Alternatives for Banks Under $1 Billion in Assets
  • Raising Capital for Banks:  Elements of a Successful Offering
  • Your Bank's Worth - Today and Tomorrow
  • The Path to Recovery - Building Value in a Changing Environment
  • Structuring a Deal in a Volatile Market
  • Managing the M&A Process for Success in a Challenging Environment
  • ESOPs for Banks and Bank Holding Companies
  • Credit Consideration in Bank M&A
  • The Evolution of Private Equity Participation in Bank Capitalization and Acquistions
  • Assessing Strategic Alternatives
  • FDIC-Assisted Deals:  What Opportunities Remain?
  • D&O Liability:  What You Need to Know

In addition to M&A, this event provided bank officers and directors with best practices and invaluable first-hand information on strategy, capital formation, deposit growth, dealing with criticized assets and alternatives for liquidity.

About the Three-Day Conference

Both bankers and financial executives have attended the Acquire or Be Acquired conference for the past 18 years to get advice from knowledgeable speakers through no-nonsense interactive sessions to help them explore a variety of growth options.  Year after year, this conference addresses the most critical and timely issues facing banks.

Candid Advice from Experienced Bankers and Advisers

The 2012 conference offered MORE opportunities to hear success stories from fellow bankers – on the buy side and the sell side.  And a who’s who list of respected advisers offered the latest on industry trends to help banks execute and excel in today’s environment.

For questions or to register to attend the 19th annual Aquire or Be Acquired conference please contact Bank Director’s conference department at or 1-877-397-7595.