Issues : Bank M&A

video | February 26th, 2021

Cloudy M&A Expectations for 2021

Crowe Partner Rick Childs reflects on the impact of Covid-19 on M&A activity and the operating environment for 2021, based on the results of the 2021 Bank M&A Survey.

By: Rick Childs
BD Article
article | February 8th, 2021

Will We Ever See Three Times Book Again?

Bank M&A pricing peaked 22 years ago at 2.6 times tangible book value. We’re not anywhere close to that.

By: Naomi Snyder, Editor at Bank Director
video | February 2nd, 2021

Overcoming Cultural Challenges In M&A

Culture can make or break a deal. Uncover how to position your bank for a successful integration.

By: Rick Hall
BD Article
article | January 25th, 2021

Masks and Zoom Conferencing: What Dealmaking Looks Like During a Pandemic

Banks that did deals during a pandemic were forced to adapt rapidly to essential skills, such as remote consolidation and online negotiation.

By: Naomi Snyder, Editor at Bank Director
view_point | January 13th, 2021

Bank M&A Coming Out of Covid-19

The prospects for increased bank M&A in 2021 are good; the factors driving industry consolidation are not going away.

By: Peter Losty
BD Article
article | December 28th, 2020

How Digital Transformation is Driving Bank M&A

The importance of scale in the banking industry’s digital transformation — which the Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated — was a significant factor in three recent acquisitions.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
video | November 20th, 2020

Finding Opportunities in 2021

Adam Maier of Stinson LLP shares what banks should consider as they evaluate strategic growth options for 2021.

By: Adam Maier
research | November 16th, 2020

2021 Bank M&A Survey Results: Uncertainty Stalls Growth Plans

Banks remain open to making acquisitions, but the barriers to making deals remain high.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
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