Issues : Bank M&A

article | January 16th, 2019

Dealing With Nonbank Buyers

Mergers and acquisitions in the banking industry historically have been relatively straight forward, but things are beginning to change.

By: Rob Fleetwood
video | January 15th, 2019

What You Should Know About M&A in 2019

Can we expect a wave of regional bank M&A in 2019?

By: Matt Hutton
article | January 14th, 2019

More Banks Want To Sell For This Reason

The liquidity for aging shareholders is emerging as a reason why banks are considering selling.

By: John Reichert, Melissa York Lanksa
BD Article
article | January 4th, 2019

The Three M&A Virtues of M&T

The large regional bank is a disciplined buyer. What forms its philosophy?

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
article | December 24th, 2018

Why Purchase Accounting Matters So Much During a Bank Deal

Bank management must understand why the purchase accounting transaction adjustment can be so impactful on M&A.

By: Britt Nosher
article | December 19th, 2018

Your M&A Success Could Depend On This One Thing

Key performance indicators can be the indicator of success in your M&A strategy.

By: Tim Kosiek
BD Article
article | December 12th, 2018

Was 2018 a Peak Year for Bank M&A?

With banks making more money than ever, deal volume is climbing higher.

By: John J. Maxfield, editor-in-chief for Bank Director magazine
research | December 3rd, 2018

2019 Bank M&A Survey: What’s Driving Growth

Find out about the industry’s expectations for deals—and how banks spent their tax windfall.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
article | November 21st, 2018

Twelve Steps for Successful Acquisitions

Take the advice of Alexander Graham Bell: “before anything else, preparation is the key to success” when getting into the M&A market.

By: Eric M. Corrigan
article | November 19th, 2018

Solving the Deposit Dilemma with an Unconventional M&A Strategy

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.

By: Adam Mustafa