Issues : Bank M&A

Article | January 2nd, 2020

The Smart Acquisition in a Low-Rate Environment

Acquiring a wealth management firm can create a powerful differentiator against even the most formidable competitors.

By: Jeff Brand, Peter Nesvold
BD Article
Article | December 24th, 2019

What Top Acquirers Know

Aspiring acquirers — and potential sellers — could learn a few things from the industry’s top dealmakers.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
BD Article
Article | November 27th, 2019

Bankers Capitalize on Three Mega-Mergers Reshaping Half of America

Smart banks are making the most of changing competitive dynamics in their markets.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Video | November 20th, 2019

Due Diligence in 2020

The risks faced by acquisitive banks have shifted in today’s economy. Find out what you should be keeping an eye on.

By: Tim Kosiek
Research | November 11th, 2019

Survey Results: Anatomy of a Successful Deal

The 2020 Bank M&A Survey digs into the core components of a successful transaction.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Video | October 29th, 2019

Key Elements of Successful Mergers in 2020

Find out why today’s environment is primed for more bank mergers.

By: Jon Tomberlin, Heather Wallace
Video | October 21st, 2019

Pricing Insights for 2020

Find out why Dory Wiley predicts a robust environment for bank M&A in 2020.

By: Dory A. Wiley
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Article | October 18th, 2019

Consolidation Hot Spots

Bank consolidation creates opportunities for an acquirer, as well as competing banks in their markets that take advantage of customer and employee attrition. That’s why

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Viewpoint | October 17th, 2019

Keeping Benefits Simple During M&A

Mergers and acquisitions are an attractive growth strategy for many banks, but deals are increasingly and needlessly complicated by existing employee benefits plans.

By: Brian McCracken
Article | October 15th, 2019

Fintech Acquisitions: A Different Adventure

Banks weighing fintech acquisitions should revisit their due diligence processes before proceeding with a deal.

By: Matt Hutton