Issues : Bank M&A

Bank Services
Article | June 15th, 2021

Bank M&A is in Full Bloom

What questions should your board ask now about their own strategies?

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Article | June 11th, 2021

Navigating Four Common Post-Signing Requests for Additional Information

Banks should be prepared for four requests for additional information, including questions that are not otherwise included in the standard application forms, when filing merger applications.

By: Joseph Silvia
Article | April 27th, 2021

Deal Integration Can Transform Finance, Risk and Regulatory Reporting

While the number of deals announced in this environment are modest, the stakes involved in contemplating and executing them certainly are not.

By: Patrick McKinney, Frederik Roeland
Article | April 21st, 2021

The Three Pillars for Success in Peer Mergers

With extensive strategic and operational foresight and careful navigation of the potential pitfalls, peer mergers offer a way to quickly add scale and supercharge your bank.

By: John Wilson
Article | April 1st, 2021

Positive Outlook for Bank M&A as the Pandemic Subsides

A number of factors support an improved M&A market in 2021 for both buyers and sellers.

By: Joseph Silvia
Article | March 26th, 2021

Five Assessments that Every Acquirer Should Make

Here are five critical assessments that every board should make to minimize acquisition risk.

By: Michael Dailey, Christian Gonzalez
Article | March 24th, 2021

With Sector Primed to Consolidate Further, Large Mergers Magnify Opportunity, Risk

The banking sector is primed to consolidate further, with larger transactions magnifying both opportunity and risk for institutions.

By: Allen Tischler
Video | February 26th, 2021

Cloudy M&A Expectations for 2021

Crowe Partner Rick Childs reflects on the impact of Covid-19 on M&A activity and the operating environment for 2021, based on the results of the 2021 Bank M&A Survey.

By: Rick Childs
BD Article
Article | February 8th, 2021

Will We Ever See Three Times Book Again?

Bank M&A pricing peaked 22 years ago at 2.6 times tangible book value. We’re not anywhere close to that.

By: Naomi Snyder, editor-in-chief at Bank Director
Video | February 2nd, 2021

Overcoming Cultural Challenges In M&A

Culture can make or break a deal. Uncover how to position your bank for a successful integration.

By: Rick Hall