Issues : Bank M&A

BD Article
Article | September 16th, 2015

Does Market Volatility Impact Bank M&A?

Bank Director's President, Al Dominick, looks at the impact on merger activity caused by recent stock market fluctuations.

By: Al Dominick
Article | September 3rd, 2015

Doing an Acquisition? Don’t Forget the CRA Rating

This article describes the potential risks of Community Reinvestment Act ratings in an acquisition, and how to mitigate them.

By: Rob Fleetwood, John Geiringer
Article | August 26th, 2015

Time to Develop an M&A Survival Strategy

Scott Sommer of Cornerstone Advisors describes how banks can devise an effective acquisition strategy.

By: Scott Sommer
Video | August 25th, 2015

Surviving in a Consolidating Industry

In this short video, Hovde looks at how community banks who are struggling to generate organic growth can survive in a consolidating industry.

By: Steven D. Hovde
Article | August 18th, 2015

Doom Diligence: Don’t Let Your Due Diligence Hurt You

Beyond the more traditional non-financial considerations, an increasing number of sellers now focus on the buyer’s ability to move quickly from a letter of intent to an announced transaction.

By: Jonathan Hightower
BD Article
Article | August 12th, 2015

Could a Republican President Mean More M&A Activity?

Bank Director President Al Dominick writes about what a Republican victory might mean for the banking industry’s growth prospects.

By: Al Dominick
Article | July 31st, 2015

Opportunities in Growth and M&A

Commerce Street Capital’s Dory Wiley writes about where the opportunities in M&A lie.

By: Dory A. Wiley
BD Article
Article | July 20th, 2015

How to Completely Change Your Future

Bank Director President Al Dominick looks at one of the biggest problems for banks: growth.

By: Al Dominick
BD Article
Article | June 17th, 2015

Will Nonbanks Impact Bank M&A?

With nonbanks enjoying significant growth relative to community banks, and an influx of investor cash, it’s fair to ask whether it’s time to sell the bank.

By: Al Dominick
Video | May 22nd, 2015

The Risk of In-Market Mergers

In this video, C.K. Lee of Commerce Street Capital explains both the pros and cons of in-market mergers.

By: C.K. Lee