Bank M&A

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • May 4th, 2011

Opportunity knocks, but there are drawbacks

Hundreds of banks, most of them small, community organizations, likely will fail in the years to come but there's still the opportunity for bankers to buy troubled institutions and grow balance sheets during tough economic times.

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • April 27th, 2011

What Is Your Bank's Number?

Rick Childs, a director in Crowe Horwath LLP's financial advisory services group, provides some basics for understanding the bank valuation process.

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • April 25th, 2011

Big Challenges, Bigger Opportunities in Bank M&A

Following our 2011 Acquire or Be Acquired conference in Arizona, partners from Grant Thornton LLP discuss the important issues facing banks today and how those are likely to help drive M&A activity over the next few years.

  • Research | Bank M&A
  • March 25th, 2011

2011 Banker and Board Poll: More acquisitions ahead

A look at what more than 550 bank directors and CEOS have to say about what's ahead for the financial industry.

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • March 21st, 2011

China's Banks in for Major Changes in the Next Five Years

Jerri Moss provides an overview on China's ambitious five-year plan that includes international expansion and social change.

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • February 22nd, 2011

The fall continues for WaMu

  • Video | Bank M&A
  • February 21st, 2011

Where My Deals At?

Ben Plotkin, EVP of Steifel, Nicolaus Weisel, shares his insight on what the future holds for FDIC-assisted transactions, and what that means for M&A activity in 2011.

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • February 4th, 2011

Teaming Up on FDIC-Assisted Deals

Bank Director talks with Managing Director Rodney A. Montag about the outlook for FDIC-assisted deals, and how the RAM structure works.

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • January 31st, 2011

Do you need $1 billion in assets to survive?

Many community bankers think they will survive just fine despite the increased costs of government regulation and an earnings environment where big banks seem to have all the advantages.

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • January 30th, 2011

The Challenges in Raising Capital for Smaller Institutions

John Duffy, CEO of Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc. shares his insights on why smaller institutions will continue to struggle with raising equity capital, and discusses the option of exchanging funds from TARP into the new small business lending program.