Issues : Bank M&A
With banks making more money than ever, deal volume is climbing higher.
Find out about the industry’s expectations for deals—and how banks spent their tax windfall.
Take the advice of Alexander Graham Bell: “before anything else, preparation is the key to success” when getting into the M&A market.
Looking in places you wouldn’t normally go might be the best — or only — option for banks wanting to reduce their loan-to-deposit ratios.
Some banks are exploring ways to grow funding with niche business models.
Sometimes, bank mergers feel just like a football stadium on Saturday, where the fans are unhappy with the scoreboard even though their team’s play is acceptable.
The Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act brings regulatory reform to community banks across the country.
The contract your bank has with its core or IT supplier could unknowingly torpedo a potential deal to grow your bank.
A strategic plan, candid communication and smart people decisions are all elements of a successful M&A deal.
Dodd-Frank reforms and tax law changes are among developments that could drive more deals.