Bank M&A

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

The Return of Bank M&A

Bank merger and acquisition activity finally picked up in 2010 after two down years, and the outlook for 2011 is even better.

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • January 18th, 2011

Optimists, Welcome.

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • January 18th, 2011

Optimists, Welcome.

Recent financial reform (and revised capital standards) has impacted capital structure, valuation and strategic activity as we prepare for what seems inevitable: a coming wave of M&A. So are things really looking up?

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • December 14th, 2010

Pros & Cons of Traditional M&A vs. FDIC-Assisted Transactions

Rick Childs, director for Crowe Horwath LLP's financial advisory services group, discusses the pros and cons of traditional M&A vs. FDIC-Assisted transactions as potential growth options in 2011.

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • November 19th, 2010

The Return of Darwinian Banking

Overview of Ben Plotkin, EVP and vice chairman at the investment banking firm Stifel Nicolaus Weisel's industry overview at our Bank Executive & Board Compensation event.

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • October 26th, 2010

Opportunity is Knocking in Bank M&A

Acquiring a failed bank from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. is one of the best growth options available to banks and thrifts today.