Issues : Bank M&A

Article | January 30th, 2013

Can a Capital Raise Jeopardize Your Tax Assets?

Crowe Horwath LLP writes about accounting for deferred tax assets in an acquisition or recapitalization, and how to avoid running afoul of the Internal Revenue Service.

By: Kevin Powers, Melissa Reinbold
Article | January 25th, 2013

Winning Over Shareholders with a Well-Constructed Merger

Frank Cicero of Jefferies & Co. talks about stock-for-stock mergers and what investors want.

By: Frank Cicero
Article | January 22nd, 2013

Big Bank Mergers: Is the Game Over?

Bank Director’s editor asks whether we will ever see big bank acquisitions again.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Video | January 21st, 2013

Bank M&A Expectations in 2013

Rick Childs of Crowe Horwath LLP highlights results from the 2013 Bank Director & Crowe Horwath LLP M&A survey, and discusses the current state of bank M&A.

By: Rick Childs
Article | December 13th, 2012

Tax Conundrum: How to Handle the Purchase of an “S” Corporation

Kevin Powers at Crowe Horwath LLP talks about the tax consequences of a common type of acquisition.

By: Kevin Powers
Research | November 27th, 2012

The Price Is Not Right

Results of the Bank Director and Crowe Horwath LLP Bank M&A Survey reveal continued disagreements over price and asset quality.

By: Robert Phelps
Interview | November 14th, 2012

Knowing When It’s Time to Sell

Cathy Nash talks about her and the board’s decision to sell Citizens Republic Bancorp.

By: Naomi Snyder, Editor-in-Chief at Bank Director
Article | November 2nd, 2012

The Bank Director’s Approach to M&A: Stay Out of Hot Water

Bank directors should be wary of discussing M&A deals with potential partners without the knowledge of the full board. Bryan Cave's Jonathan Hightower explains why.

By: Jonathan Hightower
Article | October 31st, 2012

How to Account for Deposits in an Acquisition

Banks should be cautious when valuing core deposit intangibles, says Crowe Horwath’s Rick Childs.

By: Rick Childs
Article | September 26th, 2012

Buying a Bank? 10 Key Compliance Due Diligence Considerations

Crowe Horwath LLP’s Paul Osborne raises 10 questions banks should ask before buying.

By: Paul Osborne