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  • 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.

  • 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.