Issues : Bank M&A

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
RankingBanking
video | March 31st, 2020

Lessons From Banking’s Top Deals

What can banks of all sizes learn from the industry’s top acquirers?

By: Kara Baldwin
article | March 27th, 2020

How to Respond to LendingClub’s Bank Buy

Community institutions must evolve in order to stay relevant in the face of an emerging breed of supercharged, technology-fueled banks.

By: Drew Sievers
article | March 20th, 2020

The Uncertain Impact of COVID-19 on the Bank M&A Playbook

Banks should continue M&A planning, albeit with different considerations given the widespread uncertainty surrounding the new coronavirus and its impact on banks.

By: Chet Fenimore, Jonathan Hightower, Nick Gallion
BD Article
article | March 6th, 2020

How Consolidation Changed Banking in Five Charts

How big banks leveraged size, once seen as a disadvantage, to increase profitability.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director