Issues : Bank M&A

Bank Services
directorcorps | February 19th, 2016

Preparing Your Bank for Sale

Want to increase your bank’s value in the eye of a potential acquirer? Here’s how.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
video | February 17th, 2016

Big M&A Deals from the Past

Take a look at the deals that shaped today's banking industry, and could shape its future.

By: Bank Director Staff Writer
BD Article
article | February 3rd, 2016

Is Regulation Forcing Banks to Sell?

Regulatory costs are a huge burden for smaller banks. But Bank Director's Acquire or Be Acquired Conference shows that the industry's consolidation may be driven by other factors.

By: Naomi Snyder, Editor at Bank Director
BD Article
article | February 1st, 2016

The Growing Imperative of Scale

Editor in chief Jack Milligan explains what makes bank acquisition activity seem different this year.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
video | January 30th, 2016

Updates from Acquire or Be Acquired 2016

Al Dominick and Jack Milligan share their daily observations from our 22nd Annual Acquire or Be Acquired Conference.

By: Bank Director Staff Writer
video | January 29th, 2016

What’s The Right Size to Compete in 2016?

Rick Childs of Crowe Horwath LLP highlights the results of the 2016 Bank M&A Survey.

By: Rick Childs
BD Article
article | January 28th, 2016

A Front Row Seat on Bank M&A

Editor in Chief Jack Milligan writes about consolidation in the banking industry in advance of Bank Director’s 22nd year hosting Acquire or Be Acquired.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
video | January 15th, 2016

Stock Considerations When Doing An M&A Deal

Jeff Jones of Stephens Inc. explains the challenges private banks face in making an acquisition.

By: Jeff Jones
viewpoint | January 15th, 2016

The Data Behind Bank Valuation in M&A

While a number of valuation drivers might come into play, buyers ultimately want to achieve an acceptable return on their investment.

By: Nancy Foringer
viewpoint | January 15th, 2016

The Evolving Landscape of M&A Agreements

Since the financial crisis, banking M&A has been on the rise, as more and more buyers and sellers are getting off the sidelines and into the game.

By: John Freechack, Joseph Ceithaml