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M&A

  • Article | M&A
  • January 10th, 2014

What’s Driving M&A: Buyer and Seller Perspectives

Jeff Baker and Robert Browne of McGladrey LLP write about the motivations of buyers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions.

  • Article | M&A
  • January 6th, 2014

Overcoming M&A Hurdles in Closely Held Banks

Jonathan Wegner describes the benefits and potential hurdles to doing a deal with a closely held bank.

  • Article | M&A
  • December 23rd, 2013

How to Handle Loan Portfolio Valuation and Avoid Trouble Later

Rick Childs and Chad Kellar write about loan valuation during an acquisition.

  • Article | M&A
  • November 25th, 2013

Efficiency and Its Impact

Hovde Group analyzes efficiency to determine its real value for an organization.

  • Research | M&A
  • November 22nd, 2013

What’s Ahead for Bank M&A? Results of the 2014 Bank M&A Survey

More bank executives and directors expect to do a deal in 2014, but regulatory approval is a big concern, according to the latest results of Bank Director’s annual Bank M&A Survey.

  • Article | M&A
  • November 11th, 2013

M&A: Avoiding Compliance Sinkholes

M&A activity has been heating up among financial institutions. But the road to a blissful union isn’t always a smooth one. Moss Adams outlines five key compliance issues to look out for.

  • Article | M&A
  • October 28th, 2013

Dealing with M&A: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

A panel of experts and advisors discusses what bank boards typically understand the least about M&A.

  • Article | M&A
  • October 7th, 2013

Top Three Recommendations for Valuing and Accounting for Acquired Loans

Three best practices an acquirer can use to ensure a smooth transition of acquired loans.

  • Article | M&A
  • September 23rd, 2013

Why Small Banks Will Consolidate

Austin Associates’ Rick Maroney predicts 20 percent consolidation in the banking industry in the next five years, much of that in the small bank space.

  • White Paper | M&A
  • August 12th, 2013

As Stock Prices Rise, Expect Slow and Steady Consolidation in the Banking Industry

Bank Director releases its 2013 M&A Trend Report.