Issues : Bank M&A

Research | December 4th, 2017

2018 Bank M&A Survey: Will Bank M&A Pick Up?

Bank leaders expect a more favorable M&A environment but are pragmatic about regulatory relief.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Article | November 10th, 2017

Sellers: Be Vigilant About Stock in a Deal

Despite the continued strong performance of bank stocks, potential sellers should exercise caution.

By: Rick Childs
Video | September 20th, 2017

Handling the Risk of M&A

Steven Deaton of State Bank Financial Corp. describes how his bank handles M&A and risk management, and why it has a corporate psychologist.

By: Naomi Snyder, Editor at Bank Director
Article | September 15th, 2017

Credit Unions Challenge Bank Buyers for M&A Deals

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.

By: Tom Homberg
Article | August 31st, 2017

A New Approach for Bank M&A

Here are six important points that community banks should consider when they evaluate potential acquisitions.

By: Kamal Mustafa
Video | August 23rd, 2017

Realistic Expectations for Bank M&A

Bank M&A activity will pick up. Here’s why.

By: Dory A. Wiley
Article | August 16th, 2017

Three Essential Ingredients of a Successful Integration

A successful merger or acquisition involves more than just finding the right match and negotiating a good deal. As essential as those steps are, effectively integrating the two organizations is equally important—and equally challenging.

By: Timothy Reimink
Article | August 2nd, 2017

Nine Steps for Getting Your Contracts Aligned with Your Acquisition Strategy

Banks should follow these steps to ensure a smooth transition with vendors.

By: Bob Roth
viewpoint | July 17th, 2017

Why Investors Do (or Don’t) Like Your Deal

Last year’s election results set bank stocks on fire and fueled a resurgence in bank M&A activity.

By: Jason Blumberg
Article | June 28th, 2017

Confidential Supervisory Information in M&A

Doing a bank merger or acquisition requires due diligence. But how do you address confidential supervisory information?

By: Brian Marek