Issues : Bank M&A

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 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
video | October 22nd, 2020

The Widening M&A Gap

Find out how acquirers and prospective sellers can achieve their growth goals in 2021.

By: Dory A. Wiley
video | September 24th, 2020

M&A Risk: Beyond the Numbers

Culture plays a huge role in M&A, and how banks respond to the pandemic provides acquirers with a unique view.

By: Mike Percy, Rick Childs, Al Dominick
article | August 13th, 2020

Dual Deal Accounting Challenges During a Pandemic

The pandemic has complicated the crucial accounting that banks must perform when considering the benefits of a merger or acquisition.

By: Lori Charlebois, Susanne Muenow
BD Article
article | July 24th, 2020

Pandemic Offers Strong Banks a Shot at Transformative Deals

Recessions often stimulate an M&A market where the fates of winners and losers are intertwined.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
article | July 23rd, 2020

Revisiting the Post-Pandemic Strategic Plan

Bank executives should review their strategic plans and capital plans for post-pandemic risks, challenges, potential opportunities and future goals.

By: Ramsey Gregg, Nathan Ail, Michael Engellant