Issues : Bank M&A

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
Article | May 13th, 2015

Mind These Gaps

Bank Director President Al Dominick discusses the minefields in M&A.

By: Al Dominick
Article | May 4th, 2015

Current M&A Trends and Implications

Hovde Group’s Thomas M. Wilson analyzes the trends in bank M&A, where transaction pricing is now better than it has been since 2008.

By: Tom Wilson