Issues : Bank M&A

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Article | December 28th, 2020

How Digital Transformation is Driving Bank M&A

The importance of scale in the banking industry’s digital transformation — which the Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated — was a significant factor in three recent acquisitions.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Video | November 20th, 2020

Finding Opportunities in 2021

Adam Maier of Stinson LLP shares what banks should consider as they evaluate strategic growth options for 2021.

By: Adam Maier
Research | November 16th, 2020

2021 Bank M&A Survey Results: Uncertainty Stalls Growth Plans

Banks remain open to making acquisitions, but the barriers to making deals remain high.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Video | October 22nd, 2020

The Widening M&A Gap

Find out how acquirers and prospective sellers can achieve their growth goals in 2021.

By: Dory A. Wiley
Video | September 24th, 2020

M&A Risk: Beyond the Numbers

Culture plays a huge role in M&A, and how banks respond to the pandemic provides acquirers with a unique view.

By: Mike Percy, Rick Childs, Al Dominick
Article | August 13th, 2020

Dual Deal Accounting Challenges During a Pandemic

The pandemic has complicated the crucial accounting that banks must perform when considering the benefits of a merger or acquisition.

By: Lori Charlebois, Susanne Muenow
BD Article
Article | July 24th, 2020

Pandemic Offers Strong Banks a Shot at Transformative Deals

Recessions often stimulate an M&A market where the fates of winners and losers are intertwined.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
Article | July 23rd, 2020

Revisiting the Post-Pandemic Strategic Plan

Bank executives should review their strategic plans and capital plans for post-pandemic risks, challenges, potential opportunities and future goals.

By: Ramsey Gregg, Nathan Ail, Michael Engellant
Viewpoint | July 15th, 2020

Preparing for an Uncertain Future

In today’s economic uncertainty, how can bank directors and management properly value capital raising and M&A initiatives?

By: Rick Weiss
Article | July 15th, 2020

Realities Beyond the Balance Sheet Facing Bank Buyers

Prospective buyers need to address five crucial non-financial topics as they look for strong merger partners.

By: Rick Hall