Issues : Bank M&A

article | March 26th, 2021

Five Assessments that Every Acquirer Should Make

Here are five critical assessments that every board should make to minimize acquisition risk.

By: Michael Dailey, Christian Gonzalez
article | March 24th, 2021

With Sector Primed to Consolidate Further, Large Mergers Magnify Opportunity, Risk

The banking sector is primed to consolidate further, with larger transactions magnifying both opportunity and risk for institutions.

By: Allen Tischler
video | February 26th, 2021

Cloudy M&A Expectations for 2021

Crowe Partner Rick Childs reflects on the impact of Covid-19 on M&A activity and the operating environment for 2021, based on the results of the 2021 Bank M&A Survey.

By: Rick Childs
BD Article
article | February 8th, 2021

Will We Ever See Three Times Book Again?

Bank M&A pricing peaked 22 years ago at 2.6 times tangible book value. We’re not anywhere close to that.

By: Naomi Snyder, Editor-in-Chief at Bank Director
video | February 2nd, 2021

Overcoming Cultural Challenges In M&A

Culture can make or break a deal. Uncover how to position your bank for a successful integration.

By: Rick Hall
BD Article
article | January 25th, 2021

Masks and Zoom Conferencing: What Dealmaking Looks Like During a Pandemic

Banks that did deals during a pandemic were forced to adapt rapidly to essential skills, such as remote consolidation and online negotiation.

By: Naomi Snyder, Editor-in-Chief at Bank Director
view_point | January 13th, 2021

Bank M&A Coming Out of Covid-19

The prospects for increased bank M&A in 2021 are good; the factors driving industry consolidation are not going away.

By: Peter Losty
BD Article
article | December 28th, 2020

How Digital Transformation is Driving Bank M&A

The importance of scale in the banking industry’s digital transformation — which the Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated — was a significant factor in three recent acquisitions.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
video | November 20th, 2020

Finding Opportunities in 2021

Adam Maier of Stinson LLP shares what banks should consider as they evaluate strategic growth options for 2021.

By: Adam Maier
research | November 16th, 2020

2021 Bank M&A Survey Results: Uncertainty Stalls Growth Plans

Banks remain open to making acquisitions, but the barriers to making deals remain high.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director