Issues : Bank M&A

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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
viewpoint | July 18th, 2016

Measuring Value Creation in Bank M&A

The M&A dilemma for banks lies in the tradeoff between current tangible book value per share dilution and higher future returns.

By: Jason Blumberg
Article | June 13th, 2016

How Community Banks Can Fund M&A

As bank M&A heats up, some community banks are looking to their holding company as a source of cash to complete transactions.

By: Rick Childs
Article | May 16th, 2016

Considering a Sale of the Bank? Don’t Forget the Board’s Due Diligence

Bank boards considering an offer to sell the bank should start with the strategic plan.

By: Michael Shumaker
Article | April 29th, 2016

Private Banks Can Get Deals Done

Know the key elements of getting a deal done as a private bank.

By: Scott Martorana