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  • Video | M&A
  • March 8th, 2013

The Anatomy of a Merger of Equals

Frank Cicero of Jefferies & Company, Inc., describes the structure and benefits of a true merger of equals transaction.

  • Article | M&A
  • February 27th, 2013

Avoiding Valuation Problems During an Acquisition

Crowe Horwath LLP’s Dan McConaughy and Chad Keller write about the challenges of valuation during an acquisition and how to overcome them.

  • Article | M&A
  • February 12th, 2013

What Bank Boards and Management Need to Know about M&A in 2013

An attorney and an investment banker answered five key questions about mergers and acquisitions at a recent Bank Director conference.

  • Article | M&A
  • February 6th, 2013

A Postcard from AOBA 2013

Bank Director Editor Jack Milligan sees a brighter future for banking and M&A.

  • Article | M&A
  • January 30th, 2013

Can a Capital Raise Jeopardize Your Tax Assets?

Crowe Horwath LLP writes about accounting for deferred tax assets in an acquisition or recapitalization, and how to avoid running afoul of the Internal Revenue Service.

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

Asset Quality Drives Pricing

Steve Hovde, the president and CEO of investment bank The Hovde Group, writes about what factors influence the seller's value and what a board can do about it.

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

Winning Over Shareholders with a Well-Constructed Merger

Frank Cicero of Jefferies & Co. talks about stock-for-stock mergers and what investors want.

  • Article | M&A
  • January 22nd, 2013

Big Bank Mergers: Is the Game Over?

Bank Director’s editor asks whether we will ever see big bank acquisitions again.

  • Video | M&A
  • January 21st, 2013

Bank M&A Expectations in 2013

Rick Childs of Crowe Horwath LLP highlights results from the 2013 Bank Director & Crowe Horwath LLP M&A survey, and discusses the current state of bank M&A.

  • Article | M&A
  • December 13th, 2012

Tax Conundrum: How to Handle the Purchase of an “S” Corporation

Kevin Powers at Crowe Horwath LLP talks about the tax consequences of a common type of acquisition.