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A New Approach for Bank M&A

Six points community banks should consider when they evaluate potential acquisitions.


  • Article | Bank M&A
  • January 29th, 2018

Cautious Optimism for Bank M&A

Attendees at Bank Director’s 2018 Acquire or Be Acquired conference are upbeat about the current state of the industry.

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • January 28th, 2018

A Witness to M&A History

For nearly two and a half decades, the Acquired or Be Acquired conference has chronicled the banking industry’s dramatic consolidation.

  • Video | Bank M&A
  • January 26th, 2018

Bank M&A: Pricing Considerations for 2018

Rick Childs of Crowe Horwath shares his views on deal pricing in 2018, based on the 2018 Bank M&A Survey.

  • Video | Bank M&A
  • January 24th, 2018

Strengthening Your Bank’s M&A Strategy

Banks should update their M&A playbooks in anticipation of greater deal activity in 2018.

  • Article | Strategy
  • January 22nd, 2018

Does Your Bank Have a Deposit Strategy?

This rate environment is unlike anything bankers have seen in almost a decade. Here’s how a bank’s board can approach the topic.

  • Article | Regulation
  • January 18th, 2018
  • Bank Services

Making the Most of Tax Reform

Tax reform promises higher earnings, but boards should understand its strategic impact on the bank’s business.

  • Viewpoint | Risk
  • January 17th, 2018
  • DigitalEdition

Is There a Liquidity Storm on the Horizon?

As the economy changes, so does the banking industry’s approach to interest rate risk management.

  • Viewpoint | Bank M&A
  • January 17th, 2018
  • DigitalEdition

What If the Deal Falls Apart?

Here are some of the things that parties should keep in mind to help mitigate the effects of a potential transaction getting called off.

  • Article | Strategy
  • January 15th, 2018
  • FinXTech

Are Innovation Labs the Best Way to Innovate?

Creating a culture of innovation within your bank will result in more creativity than setting up an innovation lab.

  • Article | Technology
  • January 10th, 2018
  • FinXTech

Innovation Spotlight: First State Bank of St. Charles

Luanne Cundiff, the CEO of First State Bank of St. Charles, talks about technology’s role in building revenue opportunities.