Issues : Bank M&A

Article | March 16th, 2018

Redefining the Meaning of a Customer Relationship

To survive in the digital age, community banks need to redefine the traditional customer relationship, and this takes on even more meaning in an M&A transaction.

By: Britt Nosher
Bank Services
Video | March 13th, 2018

The Evolution of Regional Champions

Three CEOs of high-performing banks discuss strategic growth in this session from the 2018 Acquire or Be Acquired Conference.

By: Bank Director Staff Writer
Article | February 21st, 2018

Well Conceived and Executed Bank Acquisitions Drive Shareholder Value

Successful mergers generally lead to above-market returns for acquiring banks, compared to their non-acquiring peers, according to KPMG research.

By: Tim Johnson, Loren Tama, Alex Alden
Video | February 5th, 2018

Gonzo Views on Banking

Capital investments and the mechanics of successful deals are the focus of these short videos featuring banking leaders.

By: Steve Williams, Scott Sommer
Video | February 2nd, 2018

Motivating Buyers & Sellers in 2018

Will more banks consider selling in 2018? Understand what’s holding potential sellers back.

By: Josh McNulty
Article | January 29th, 2018

Cautious Optimism for Bank M&A

Attendees at Bank Director’s 2018 Acquire or Be Acquired conference are upbeat about the current state of the industry.

By: John J. Maxfield
Article | January 28th, 2018

A Witness to M&A History

For nearly two and a half decades, the Acquired or Be Acquired conference has chronicled the banking industry’s dramatic consolidation.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Video | January 26th, 2018

Bank M&A: Pricing Considerations for 2018

Rick Childs of Crowe Horwath shares his views on deal pricing in 2018, based on the 2018 Bank M&A Survey.

By: Rick Childs
Video | January 24th, 2018

Strengthening Your Bank’s M&A Strategy

Banks should update their M&A playbooks in anticipation of greater deal activity in 2018.

By: Phil Weaver
viewpoint | January 17th, 2018

What If the Deal Falls Apart?

Here are some of the things that parties should keep in mind to help mitigate the effects of a potential transaction getting called off.

By: Rob Fleetwood