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M&A

  • Research | M&A
  • November 27th, 2012

The Price Is Not Right

Results of the Bank Director and Crowe Horwath LLP Bank M&A Survey reveal continued disagreements over price and asset quality.

  • Interview | M&A
  • November 14th, 2012

Knowing When It’s Time to Sell

Cathy Nash talks about her and the board’s decision to sell Citizens Republic Bancorp.

  • Article | M&A
  • November 2nd, 2012

The Bank Director’s Approach to M&A: Stay Out of Hot Water

Bank directors should be wary of discussing M&A deals with potential partners without the knowledge of the full board. Bryan Cave's Jonathan Hightower explains why.

  • Viewpoint | M&A
  • November 2nd, 2012

What To Do When There’s Little Going On

Bryan Cave LLP partners Jim McAlpin and Walt Moeling talk about the M&A market, and what boards should consider before joining forces with another bank.

  • Article | M&A
  • October 31st, 2012

How to Account for Deposits in an Acquisition

Banks should be cautious when valuing core deposit intangibles, says Crowe Horwath’s Rick Childs.

  • Article | M&A
  • September 26th, 2012

Buying a Bank? 10 Key Compliance Due Diligence Considerations

Crowe Horwath LLP’s Paul Osborne raises 10 questions banks should ask before buying.

  • Article | M&A
  • August 21st, 2012

Taxes and M&A: Five Things to Think About

When considering a merger or acquisition, it’s critical to review not just the target’s tax situation but the potential resulting tax situation of the acquirer.

  • Article | M&A
  • May 25th, 2012

Strategic Mergers: An Alternative in a Challenging M&A Market

Low valuations are leading some banks to consider strategic mergers. Here’s what to consider in such a deal.

  • Article | M&A
  • May 1st, 2012

A Checklist for Buyers and Sellers

Molly Curl, a bank regulatory national advisory partner at Grant Thornton LLP, lays out the key considerations in an M&A transaction for both buyers and sellers.

  • Interview | M&A
  • March 9th, 2012

How to Find the Perfect Match and Make it Successful

Daniel Bass of FBR Capital Markets & Co., talks about how to go about acquiring fee-based businesses.