Issues : Bank M&A

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
Article | December 21st, 2015

A New Delaware M&A Case Is a Warning to Investment Bankers: Take Care That You Don’t Mislead the Board

John J. Gorman of the law firm Luse Gorman writes about a new court case that impacts liability in M&A cases.

By: John Gorman
Video | December 16th, 2015

Four Predictions for Bank M&A in 2016

Peter Weinstock of Hunton & Williams LLP shares his predictions for bank M&A.

By: Peter Weinstock
BD Article
Article | December 9th, 2015

What’s More Important—Size or Profitability?

In bank acquisitions, it pays to focus on more than the size of your institution.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Article | November 27th, 2015

Avoiding the Excess Parachute Payments Trap in M&A Deals

Through early planning for compliance with Section 280G of the Internal Revenue Code, banks can avoid saddling senior executives with punishing excise taxes, or the bank with expensive gross up payments.

By: Andrew K. Strimaitis, Donald L. Norman, Jr.
Research | November 16th, 2015

2016 Bank M&A Survey: The Rising Importance of Scale

Many of the nation’s banks feel the need to grow significantly, but credit quality concerns could lead to future loan quality problems and impact the level of consolidation within the industry.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Article | October 26th, 2015

Buyer Beware: How Banks Can Avoid a Transaction Disaster

West Monroe Partners’ John Stockamp writes about strategies to employ before an acquisition.

By: John Stockamp
Article | October 21st, 2015

Top Five Ways Mergers Will Achieve the Needed Economies of Scale (Because Most Don’t)

Some banks are missing out on productivity goals after a merger or acquisition.

By: Vincent Hui
Article | September 25th, 2015

Stick to the Basics as Bank M&A Heats Up

This article describes the questions to ask about a pending M&A deal.

By: John Depman, Tim Johnson
Article | September 18th, 2015

Midyear Update: Current Trends in Bank M&A

Consolidation is on the rise, but bank M&A may end 2015 slightly below 2014.

By: Rick Childs