Contributor : Steve Hovde

video | August 25th, 2015

Surviving in a Consolidating Industry

In this short video, Hovde looks at how community banks who are struggling to generate organic growth can survive in a consolidating industry.

By: Steven D. Hovde
article | 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.

By: Steven D. Hovde
article | October 29th, 2012

Bank Earnings Trends

Steve Hovde of Hovde Financial looks at trends in profitability, which he says are making bank M&A more attractive.

By: Steven D. Hovde
article | 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.

By: Steven D. Hovde
article | November 10th, 2011

Now’s the Time to Identify Takeover Targets

What factors could change the merger environment going forward, and why bankers should be thinking about deals now

By: Steven D. Hovde