Issues : Bank M&A

article | May 2nd, 2019

How Subchapter S Issues Could Snag a Sale

The Subchapter S election gives banks significant economic benefits, but that could be jeopardized in a sale by poor recordkeeping.

By: Chet Fenimore
video | April 30th, 2019

Building a Stronger Bank

Anthony Burnett of Level 5 explains how to make smart decisions about branches and staffing following an acquisition.

By: Anthony Burnett
article | April 24th, 2019

Consolidating Technology for a Merger of Equals

MOEs are under great pressure to capture the deal’s projected cost saves as quickly as possible. Here’s a 100-day plan to make that happen.

By: Quintin Sykes, Ryan Rackley
viewpoint | April 17th, 2019

Credit Due Diligence Is Even More Important Now

M&A credit due diligence must be treated as an anticipation of the future, not a validation of the past.

By: David Ruffin
video | April 16th, 2019

Integration: Keeping The Best

These three misconceptions prevent acquirers from successfully integrating a target.

By: Kim Snyder
video | April 4th, 2019

Preserving Franchise Value

What factors drive higher valuations in bank M&A?

By: Christopher Olsen
article | March 29th, 2019

Bank M&A in 2019: Is It a New World?

A pair of large bank deals have sparked hope that bank M&A is back, but a closer look at industrywide trends may temper that enthusiasm.

By: Rick Childs
video | March 14th, 2019

Advice for Buyers & Sellers in 2019

What are the most common integration mistakes made by acquirers?

By: Bill Zumvorde
article | March 11th, 2019

How A New Court Decision Could Change Bank M&A

A December 2018 Delaware Supreme Court ruling about a “material adverse effect” could change how some banks approach their next deal.

By: Robert Azarow, Marianna Shelenkova
article | February 27th, 2019

Takeaways from the BB&T-SunTrust Merger

There are several lessons to learn from the biggest U.S. bank merger in a decade.

By: Matthew Dyckman