Issues : Bank M&A

Video | January 29th, 2016

What’s The Right Size to Compete in 2016?

Rick Childs of Crowe Horwath LLP highlights the results of the 2016 Bank M&A Survey.

By: Rick Childs
BD Article
Article | January 28th, 2016

A Front Row Seat on Bank M&A

Editor in Chief Jack Milligan writes about consolidation in the banking industry in advance of Bank Director’s 22nd year hosting Acquire or Be Acquired.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Video | January 15th, 2016

Stock Considerations When Doing An M&A Deal

Jeff Jones of Stephens Inc. explains the challenges private banks face in making an acquisition.

By: Jeff Jones
viewpoint | January 15th, 2016

The Data Behind Bank Valuation in M&A

While a number of valuation drivers might come into play, buyers ultimately want to achieve an acceptable return on their investment.

By: Nancy Foringer
viewpoint | January 15th, 2016

The Evolving Landscape of M&A Agreements

Since the financial crisis, banking M&A has been on the rise, as more and more buyers and sellers are getting off the sidelines and into the game.

By: John Freechack, Joseph Ceithaml
Article | December 21st, 2015

A New Delaware M&A Case Is a Warning to Investment Bankers: Take Care That You Don’t Mislead the Board

John J. Gorman of the law firm Luse Gorman writes about a new court case that impacts liability in M&A cases.

By: John Gorman
Video | December 16th, 2015

Four Predictions for Bank M&A in 2016

Peter Weinstock of Hunton & Williams LLP shares his predictions for bank M&A.

By: Peter Weinstock
BD Article
Article | December 9th, 2015

What’s More Important—Size or Profitability?

In bank acquisitions, it pays to focus on more than the size of your institution.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Article | November 27th, 2015

Avoiding the Excess Parachute Payments Trap in M&A Deals

Through early planning for compliance with Section 280G of the Internal Revenue Code, banks can avoid saddling senior executives with punishing excise taxes, or the bank with expensive gross up payments.

By: Andrew K. Strimaitis, Donald L. Norman, Jr.
Research | November 16th, 2015

2016 Bank M&A Survey: The Rising Importance of Scale

Many of the nation’s banks feel the need to grow significantly, but credit quality concerns could lead to future loan quality problems and impact the level of consolidation within the industry.

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