Issues : Bank M&A

article | May 22nd, 2017

The Window of Opportunity to Sell Is Now

The current macroeconomic environment provides potential sellers an opportunity to maximize shareholder value through whole bank transactions.

By: Scott Gudmandson
article | May 10th, 2017

M&A Readiness: Making Sure Your Bank Can Do Acquisitions

Getting your house in order for acquisitions means coming up with technology, compliance and capital plans.

By: Mike Keeley, Justin Long
article | April 20th, 2017

What Directors Can Learn From Stalled M&A Transactions

This article describes five issues that are hampering many deals.

By: Adam Mustafa
article | April 18th, 2017

A Modest Yet Welcome Thaw for Banking M&A and Financial Stability

Banking regulation impacting mergers and acquisitions (M&A) saw a modest spring thaw of sorts recently in Washington, D.C.

By: Margaret E. Tahyar, Christopher Paridon
article | April 11th, 2017

Customer Experience Can Make or Break Your Transaction

Most deals fail to live up to their promise. This article shows you how to succeed in mergers and acquisitions by focusing on customers in the integration process.

By: John Stockamp
article | March 22nd, 2017

Safeguarding Top Talent Is Key for Making Mergers Succeed

This article describes how to retain the top talent of any organization you acquire.

By: Mark Walztoni
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article | March 3rd, 2017

How Future Consolidation Will Change the Value of a Branch

Future bank mergers and acquisitions likely will accelerate the reduction in branches.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
article | February 24th, 2017

Minimizing the Risk of Protests During M&A

This article describes a proactive approach to handling Community Reinvestment Act and fair lending protests that can hold up a merger or acquisition.

By: Stephanie Kalahurka
article | February 20th, 2017

Risk Versus Return in M&A Transactions

Curious about how to evaluate bank M&A transactions? This article will help.

By: Scott Martorana
article | February 3rd, 2017

The Banking Themes of 2017: What to Expect

Expect rate increases, higher bank M&A volume and core earnings growth in the year ahead.

By: Dory A. Wiley