Issues : Bank M&A
Attendees at Bank Director’s 2018 Acquire or Be Acquired conference are upbeat about the current state of the industry.
For nearly two and a half decades, the Acquired or Be Acquired conference has chronicled the banking industry’s dramatic consolidation.
Rick Childs of Crowe Horwath shares his views on deal pricing in 2018, based on the 2018 Bank M&A Survey.
Banks should update their M&A playbooks in anticipation of greater deal activity in 2018.
Here are some of the things that parties should keep in mind to help mitigate the effects of a potential transaction getting called off.
Many of the biggest deals in 2017 featured buyers crossing state lines in pursuit of growth.
Market concentrations can have a big impact on community bank deals, and should be examined early in the process.
Private banks face unique challenges in pursuing acquisition targets, according to the 2018 Bank M&A Survey.
Bank leaders expect a more favorable M&A environment but are pragmatic about regulatory relief.
Despite the continued strong performance of bank stocks, potential sellers should exercise caution.