Issues : Bank M&A

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
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 editorial & research for Bank Director
Article | November 12th, 2021

Data is the Secret Weapon for Successful M&A

Banks can use data analytics to model and optimize M&A decisions, and retain more customers post-acquisition.

By: Adam Craig
Article | November 3rd, 2021

Compensation Considerations in a Merger of Equals

Banks involved in mergers of equals need to develop a compelling human capital strategy and compensation program to ensure that key talent see important deal milestones through.

By: Mike Bonner, Kelly Malafis, Shaun Bisman
Video | October 22nd, 2021

What 2022 Could Hold for Bank M&A

Stinson LLP Partner Adam Maier believes bank mergers and acquisition activity will remain high in 2022, but approvals may slow.

By: Adam Maier
Article | August 20th, 2021

Motivation for Mergers Will Grow as Interest Rates, Loan Growth Stay Low

The banking industry will continue to consolidate in the second half of 2021, driven by the imperative for greater size, efficiency and investments in new technologies.

By: Allen Tischler
Research | August 16th, 2021

Fintech Acquisitions Are Rare Among Banks; Here’s One Exception

While big banks may generate big headlines, a $2.7 billion bank may have found the key to getting fintech acquisitions right.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of editorial & research for Bank Director
Article | July 26th, 2021

M&T Bank’s CFO Talks Acquisition Strategy

M&T will be the second-largest bank in its geographic footprint after its planned acquisition of People's United Financial. CFO Darren King discusses how he views M&A.

By: Naomi Snyder, editor-in-chief at Bank Director