Issues : Bank M&A

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
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