Issues : Bank M&A

article | January 27th, 2017

M&A Alert for Banks: Preparing to Be a Buyer

If you are considering whether to buy another bank, consider your strategic options.

By: Peter Weinstock
Bank Services
article | January 19th, 2017

Rising Stock Prices Could Impact Deal Market

This article takes a look at M&A activity in 2016 with an eye toward how the environment could change in 2017.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
viewpoint | January 16th, 2017

Bottling the Magic of Small Bank Success

Smaller community banks have been at the heart of America’s growth and prosperity for hundreds of years and are integral to their communities.

By: Wyatt Jenkins
viewpoint | January 16th, 2017

Why Good Banks Sell for Lower P/E Multiples

This article explains why high performing banks may not get the premium they might expect in a sale.

By: Douglas Hillhouse
viewpoint | January 16th, 2017

Where Does Texas Bank M&A Go From Here?

The U.S. banking market has witnessed a change in the "Texas premium."

By: Brian Johnson
viewpoint | January 16th, 2017

When to Raise Capital in an Acquisition?

Potential acquirers should continue to be mindful of their capital levels and how that may affect their ability to conduct a transaction.

By: Rob Fleetwood
BD Article
article | January 6th, 2017

Did Regulatory Concerns Torpedo the New York Community/Astoria Merger?

In an unusual development, two Long Island-based banks call off their proposed merger.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
BD Article
article | December 2nd, 2016

Do the Regulators Want Bigger Banks?

Washington has taken a laissez-faire approach to consolidation for the past three decades, but when does that policy end?

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
research | November 28th, 2016

2017 Bank M&A Survey: What Buyers Value

According to survey research conducted by Bank Director, attractive markets and lending teams are the two factors that bank leadership teams value most in an acquisition target.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
video | November 21st, 2016

New Factors Impacting Bank M&A

Commercial real estate concentrations and a potential rise in rates could impact M&A in 2017.

By: Jonathan Hightower