Issues : Bank M&A

article | August 6th, 2014

M&A: How to Review Deals at the Board Level

Michael Shumaker of Bryan Cave LLP discusses the essential process for reviewing mergers and acquisitions.

By: Michael Shumaker
article | July 21st, 2014

Key Ingredients for a Deal Done Right

Bank Director President Al Dominick writes the inaugural Deal Me In column, focusing on the important elements of M&A deals.

By: Al Dominick
article | June 18th, 2014

A Successful Acquisition: Four Tips for Buyers and Sellers

Dinsmore & Shohl’s Susan Zaunbrecher writes about ensuring a successful deal.

By: Susan Zaunbrecher
viewpoint | April 25th, 2014

Acquiring a Wealth Management Firm

Christina Gattuso, a partner at Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, discusses the legal considerations of buying an investment advisory firm, how to value such firms and whether regulatory approval is needed.

By: Christina Gattuso
viewpoint | April 25th, 2014

Becoming a Successful Acquirer

Daniel Pake, a managing director at investment banking firm the Hovde Group, talks about the common elements of successful deals and what to avoid.

By: Daniel Pake
Bank Services
video | April 23rd, 2014

Marketing the Legacy: Challenges and Opportunities in Selling Family-Owned and Closely Held Institutions

Panelists discuss the process and decisions that resulted in a landmark merger transaction in the Southwest.

By: Bank Director Staff Writer
article | April 21st, 2014

Has Consolidation Killed the Community Bank?

Bank Director Editor Jack Milligan writes about the challenges facing community banks.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
article | March 3rd, 2014

The Merger Window for Small Regional Banks is Already Closing

Frank Cicero, global head of the Financial Institutions Group for Jefferies LLC, writes about what to expect in bank mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in 2014.

By: Frank Cicero
article | February 28th, 2014

Getting to Strong: Should Your Bank Acquire?

KPMG’s Tim Johnson writes about what to consider when deciding to acquire another bank.

By: Tim Johnson
article | February 3rd, 2014

Industry Overview: Size Doesn’t Matter, but Profitability Does

A lighter mood prevailed at Bank Director’s 20th annual Acquire or Be Acquired Conference, but challenges remain.

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