Issues : Bank M&A

Article | November 19th, 2018

Solving the Deposit Dilemma with an Unconventional M&A Strategy

Looking in places you wouldn’t normally go might be the best — or only — option for banks wanting to reduce their loan-to-deposit ratios.

By: Adam Mustafa
Article | October 23rd, 2018

Should You Buy, Sell Or Do Neither?

Some banks are exploring ways to grow funding with niche business models.

By: Neil Grayson, Brad Rustin, Larry Shackelford
viewpoint | October 17th, 2018

Staying Focused on the Fundamentals

Sometimes, bank mergers feel just like a football stadium on Saturday, where the fans are unhappy with the scoreboard even though their team’s play is acceptable.

By: Chris Marinac
viewpoint | October 17th, 2018

Clearing the Way for M&A

The Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act brings regulatory reform to community banks across the country.

By: Rory McKinney
Article | September 25th, 2018

One Risk in M&A You Maybe Have Not Considered

The contract your bank has with its core or IT supplier could unknowingly torpedo a potential deal to grow your bank.

By: Aaron Silva
BD Article
Article | September 17th, 2018

The Avoidable Mistakes that Acquirers Make

A strategic plan, candid communication and smart people decisions are all elements of a successful M&A deal.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Article | May 28th, 2018

Four Drivers of Banking M&A in 2018

Dodd-Frank reforms and tax law changes are among developments that could drive more deals.

By: Jason Langan, Paul Legere
BD Article
Article | April 13th, 2018

Acquire or Be Acquired Perspectives: A Bank Investor Talks M&A

In part two of our five-part series, Kirk Wycoff from Patriot Financial Partners shares his contrarian take on M&A in the bank industry.

By: John J. Maxfield
BD Article
Video | April 11th, 2018

Emerging M&A Trends: What To Expect

In this in-depth video, Al Dominick shares the major issues impacting the M&A marketplace.

By: Al Dominick
BD Article
Article | April 6th, 2018

Acquire or Be Acquired Perspectives: Negotiating the M&A Landscape

In part one of our five-part perspectives series, Union Bankshares CEO John Asbury expects to see continued consolidation among small and midsized banks.

By: John J. Maxfield