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  • January 26th, 2015 | Article

Bank Director President Says Long-Awaited M&A Wave Has Arrived

Banks today seem to have greater understanding of how to obtain regulatory approval, and with that knowledge has come increased optimism about deal-making, says Al Dominick, president of Bank Director.

  • January 26th, 2015 | Article

OTC Markets Group Launches OTCQX Banks Index

New benchmark tracks performance of shareholder-friendly community and regional banks nationwide.

  • January 7th, 2015 | Article

What Bankers Should Think About When They Think About Banking

"Being the lowest cost producer gives you tremendous power," Bank Director Editor Jack Milligan tells The Motley Fool.

  • December 22nd, 2014 | Article

Banking Outlook: Pace of Michigan bank M&A should remain elevated in 2015

Increased activity in 2014 sets the stage for more bank M&A in 2015.

  • November 21st, 2014 | Article

Wanted: Dance Partners for Bank Merger Ball

Citing the 2015 Bank M&A Survey, the Wall Street Journal's Heard on the Street focuses on the lack of sellers in today's marketplace.

  • November 21st, 2014 | Article

Jacksonville Credit Union Mergers Sign of Larger M&A Trend

In an interview with the Jacksonville Business Journal, Bank Director President Al Dominick discusses M&A activity for credit unions. This story also cites the 2015 Bank M&A Survey.

  • November 20th, 2014 | Article

Bank Acquisitions Expected to Increase in 2015

More banks are looking for acquisition partners moving into 2015, according to the 2015 Bank M&A Survey, and Al Dominick, president of Bank Director, explains that M&A presents the best opportunity for growth at most banks.

  • November 17th, 2014 | Press Release

Climate Improves for Bank Acquisitions in 2015

Improved Credit Quality, Rising Stock Valuations Contribute to Favorable M&A Environment, But Sellers Could Be Few

  • November 5th, 2014 | Article

Regulators, Shareholders at Odds Over Executive Compensation

Trying to appease regulators and shareholders when crafting compensation plans for bank executives can pose a challenge, according to comments made during a panel discussion at Bank Director's 2014 Bank Executive & Board Compensation Conference.

  • November 5th, 2014 | Article

ISS to Consider Gender Diversity on Boards

Institutional shareholder advisory firm ISS is considering adding gender diversity to the criteria it looks at when assessing board governance, structure and strength, according to comments made at Bank Director's 2014 Bank Executive & Board Compensation …