Issues : Bank M&A

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
Viewpoint | July 14th, 2021

The Pent-Up Deal Demand Ahead

Mergers and acquisitions in the bank space are on a blistering pace, following a listless year of deal activity due to the coronavirus pandemic and associated uncertainties.

By: Rick Weiss
Article | July 2nd, 2021

Data Considerations for Successful Deal Integration

Banks considering M&A should evaluate their data strategies, since unresolved challenges can result in poor outcomes after the deal closes.

By: Gill Hundley
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