Issues : Bank M&A

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-in-chief 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
Article | May 29th, 2017

Should TBV Dilution Be Dead?

This article describes the limitations of relying too heavily on simple metrics, and it offers suggestions for how to perform more complete transaction analyses.

By: Rick Childs