Issues : Bank M&A

Article | March 2nd, 2022

The Merger Compliance Issue You May Not Have Considered

In a deal, the first communication a customer at an acquired bank receives is often the last item that bank executives review in their M&A plans.

By: Paul Murphy
Podcast | February 28th, 2022

A Front Row Seat on Banking’s Consolidation

H. Rodgin Cohen, the senior chair at Sullivan & Cromwell who has advised on many of the largest bank deals in the last 30 years, discusses how consolidation has changed banking, including its impact on community banks.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Video | January 28th, 2022

Confronting M&A Headwinds & Tailwinds In 2022

Crowe Partner Rick Childs shares his perspective on the growth trends revealed in Bank Director’s 2022 Bank M&A Survey.

By: Rick Childs
Article | January 27th, 2022

Surf’s Up on RIA Acquisitions — Are Banks Missing the Wave?

Although banks have several advantages when it comes to acquiring registered investment advisors, most are missing out on the industry’s record activity.

By: Jeff Brand
Viewpoint | January 12th, 2022

Revisiting Merger Communication Plans

Bank leaders should begin enforcing new thinking and communication steps as changes in regulatory review continue.

By: Paul Murphy
Bank Services
Article | December 20th, 2021

ESG Factors Come to Play in M&A

The 2022 Bank M&A Survey finds several ESG components factoring into M&A due diligence. Find out what this means for buyers and sellers in this exclusive analysis.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Video | December 10th, 2021

Getting the Price Right in 2022

Are buyers and sellers looking for the right price — or the best deal?

By: Dory A. Wiley
Article | December 2nd, 2021

A Seller’s Perspective on the Return of Bank M&A

Banks must decide if they are willing to stay the course and overcome the limited opportunities to grow their business, or accept the favorable multiples they’re offered.

By: Kevin Schalk
FinXTech
Article | November 22nd, 2021

Fintechs Are Starting to Buy Banks, But Why?

Fintech acquisitions of banks are rare, but this year saw a noticeable uptick.

By: Naomi Snyder, editor-in-chief at Bank Director
Research | November 15th, 2021

Bank M&A Survey Results: Technology, Competitive Pressures Drive Deal Activity in 2022

The 2022 Bank M&A Survey finds banks are seeking scale to compete.

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