Issues : Bank M&A

video | October 22nd, 2020

The Widening M&A Gap

Find out how acquirers and prospective sellers can achieve their growth goals in 2021.

By: Dory A. Wiley
video | September 24th, 2020

M&A Risk: Beyond the Numbers

Culture plays a huge role in M&A, and how banks respond to the pandemic provides acquirers with a unique view.

By: Mike Percy, Rick Childs, Al Dominick
article | August 13th, 2020

Dual Deal Accounting Challenges During a Pandemic

The pandemic has complicated the crucial accounting that banks must perform when considering the benefits of a merger or acquisition.

By: Lori Charlebois, Susanne Muenow
AOBA
video | August 12th, 2020

AOBA Summer Series

Bankers are navigating an extraordinarily uncertain operating environment and making tough decisions. Bank Director is here to help, with the special launch of our AOBA Summer Series.

By: Bank Director Staff Writer
BD Article
article | July 24th, 2020

Pandemic Offers Strong Banks a Shot at Transformative Deals

Recessions often stimulate an M&A market where the fates of winners and losers are intertwined.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
article | July 23rd, 2020

Revisiting the Post-Pandemic Strategic Plan

Bank executives should review their strategic plans and capital plans for post-pandemic risks, challenges, potential opportunities and future goals.

By: Ramsey Gregg, Nathan Ail, Michael Engellant
view_point | July 15th, 2020

Preparing for an Uncertain Future

In today’s economic uncertainty, how can bank directors and management properly value capital raising and M&A initiatives?

By: Rick Weiss
article | July 15th, 2020

Realities Beyond the Balance Sheet Facing Bank Buyers

Prospective buyers need to address five crucial non-financial topics as they look for strong merger partners.

By: Rick Hall
BD Article
article | July 6th, 2020

Pandemic Challenges, Strengthens Bank’s Deal Integration

Acquiring a partner with similar values and maintaining its strategic focus helped Sandy Spring Bancorp overcome the challenges of integrating during a pandemic.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | June 8th, 2020

Pending, Future Bank M&A Challenged by Coronavirus Crisis

The coronavirus pandemic has caused pending deals to be extended or terminated, but could create opportunity for patient buyers and sellers.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director