Issues : Bank M&A

Article | February 2nd, 2023

The Equipment Leasing M&A Outlook for 2023

Despite significant headwinds in the economy, the market for equipment finance acquisitions by banks should continue to be active in 2023.

By: Bob Rinaldi
BD Article
Article | January 31st, 2023

A Conversation With PNC’s William Demchak

The CEO of The PNC Financial Services Group shares his thoughts on M&A.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
Video | January 30th, 2023

M&A Ambiguity in 2023

Rising rates and unrealized losses in bond portfolios portend an uncertain environment for bank M&A in 2023, but that standstill in dealmaking could prove to be temporary.

By: Naomi Snyder, editor-in-chief at Bank Director
Article | January 29th, 2023

Are Regulatory Delays Overblown?

Some deals are taking a year or longer to get regulatory approval.

By: Naomi Snyder, editor-in-chief at Bank Director
Video | January 27th, 2023

Hazy Outlook for Bank M&A in 2023

Crowe Partner Rick Childs outlines the dynamics clouding the outlook for dealmaking, based on Bank Director’s 2023 Bank M&A Survey.

By: Rick Childs
BD Article
Article | January 23rd, 2023

Why Mutual Banks Won’t Sell

Community focus makes mutual banks less likely to engage in M&A.

By: Laura Alix, director of research at Bank Director
Article | January 17th, 2023

4 Critical Success Factors for Bank M&A in 2023

Addressing these four critical issues can help prospective buyers recognize and capitalize on potential merger opportunities while still managing risk.

By: Rick Childs
Article | January 10th, 2023

Issues in Selling to a Non-Traditional Buyer

While a transaction with a non-traditional buyer may be more challenging for a selling community bank, it can present an appealing, lucrative alternative.

By: Joseph Ceithaml, Nick Brenckman
Article | December 14th, 2022

Six Priorities for Successful Post-Merger Integration

Most banks find they are not equipped with the people, processes and technology integral to achieving the desired results from a merger.

By: Susan Sabo, Amy Moore
Video | December 2nd, 2022

A Challenging Deal Environment In 2023

Rising interest rates and their impact on valuations are just some of the factors that could hamper M&A in 2023.

By: Dory A. Wiley