Issues : Bank M&A
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.
Steven Deaton of State Bank Financial Corp. describes how his bank handles M&A and risk management, and why it has a corporate psychologist.
Although the number of deals is still small, credit unions have emerged as serious buyers for banks, and their advantages are difficult for rival bank buyers to overcome.
Here are six important points that community banks should consider when they evaluate potential acquisitions.