Issues : Bank M&A

article | March 27th, 2020

How to Respond to LendingClub’s Bank Buy

Community institutions must evolve in order to stay relevant in the face of an emerging breed of supercharged, technology-fueled banks.

By: Drew Sievers
article | March 20th, 2020

The Uncertain Impact of COVID-19 on the Bank M&A Playbook

Banks should continue M&A planning, albeit with different considerations given the widespread uncertainty surrounding the new coronavirus and its impact on banks.

By: Chet Fenimore, Jonathan Hightower, Nick Gallion
BD Article
article | March 6th, 2020

How Consolidation Changed Banking in Five Charts

How big banks leveraged size, once seen as a disadvantage, to increase profitability.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
article | February 26th, 2020

Radius Bank CEO Talks LendingClub Acquisition

What makes Radius Bancorp so perfect for a deal that’s “nothing like a traditional bank merger”?

By: Amber Buker
article | February 25th, 2020

The Choice Facing Every Bank

How should your bank think about opportunities to sell, merge or stay independent?

By: Bill Herrell, Chuck Stubbs
BD Article
article | January 28th, 2020

When the Earnings Get Tough, the Mergers Get ‘Strategic’

This year could be a pivotal one for “strategic merger” announcements, as banks wonder what’s next, according to presenters during the first two days of Bank Director’s 2020 Acquire or Be Acquired Conference.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
article | January 27th, 2020

The Measure of a “Good” Deal

Presenters at Bank Director’s 2020 Acquire or Be Acquired Conference weigh in on what makes a good deal.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
BD Article
video | January 26th, 2020

Industry Perspectives at Acquire or Be Acquired 2020

Uncover the growth issues that are top of mind for bank leadership teams.

By: Al Dominick
video | January 23rd, 2020

Bank M&A: Setting Expectations for 2020

Find out what to expect from the bank M&A environment in 2020, based on the results of the most recent Bank M&A Survey.

By: Rick Childs
Bank Services
article | January 23rd, 2020

Tackling M&A as a Board

An exclusive analysis of the results of the 2020 Bank M&A Survey examines how often banks focus on M&A — and what should take place in those discussions.

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