Issues : Bank M&A

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
article | November 18th, 2016

Bank M&A Update: Oil Prices and Low Interest Rates May Be Hurting Deals

Midwest dominates M&A market but pace slacks off in Southwest.

By: Rick Childs
article | November 11th, 2016

Six Tips for Negotiating a Successful M&A Transaction

These tips for buyers and sellers can help your board and management team ensure they’re crafting the best deal.

By: Mark Kanaly, Bo Griffith
BD Article
article | October 14th, 2016

Small Bank Deals Dominate 2016 M&A Transactions

It's a buyer's market for small banks as acquirers prefer scale.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
article | October 12th, 2016

Bank Compensation: Should You Award a Transaction Bonus?

Pearl Meyer looks at how some banks are offering transaction bonuses.

By: Margaret Black, Katherine Mahlum
article | September 12th, 2016

Merger of Equals: Does 1 + 1 = 3?

It can be tough to overcome the cultural issues in a bank merger of equals but well worth it financially. Here’s the math.

By: Scott Gudmandson
article | August 16th, 2016

Improve M&A Success With Effective Employee Communications

Experience shows that the mergers most likely to succeed are implemented according to a well developed integration plan that includes employee communications.

By: Patrick J. Cole, Mike Percy, Mark Walztoni
article | August 15th, 2016

Why Banks Need to Control the M&A Process

What every community bank CEO should know when entering an M&A transaction.

By: Britt Nosher, Scott Martorana
article | July 22nd, 2016

How the New Regulatory Environment Could Change Bank Mergers and Acquisitions

The regulatory environment may impact contract provisions. Here's what to watch.

By: Gregory Lyons, Jeffrey J. Rosen, William Regner