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A New Approach for Bank M&A

Six points community banks should consider when they evaluate potential acquisitions.


  • Article | Strategy
  • January 30th, 2018

What Are the Ingredients of an Extraordinary Bank?

Economies of scale, culture and an emphasis on having the most talent are among the factors that allow some banks to outperform the industry.

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • January 29th, 2018

Cautious Optimism for Bank M&A

Attendees at Bank Director’s 2018 Acquire or Be Acquired conference are upbeat about the current state of the industry.

  • Article | Bank M&A
  • January 28th, 2018

A Witness to M&A History

For nearly two and a half decades, the Acquired or Be Acquired conference has chronicled the banking industry’s dramatic consolidation.

  • Video | Bank M&A
  • January 26th, 2018

Bank M&A: Pricing Considerations for 2018

Rick Childs of Crowe Horwath shares his views on deal pricing in 2018, based on the 2018 Bank M&A Survey.

  • Video | Bank M&A
  • January 24th, 2018

Strengthening Your Bank’s M&A Strategy

Banks should update their M&A playbooks in anticipation of greater deal activity in 2018.

  • Article | Strategy
  • January 22nd, 2018

Does Your Bank Have a Deposit Strategy?

This rate environment is unlike anything bankers have seen in almost a decade. Here’s how a bank’s board can approach the topic.

  • Article | Regulation
  • January 18th, 2018
  • Bank Services

Making the Most of Tax Reform

Tax reform promises higher earnings, but boards should understand its strategic impact on the bank’s business.

  • Viewpoint | Risk
  • January 17th, 2018
  • DigitalEdition

Is There a Liquidity Storm on the Horizon?

As the economy changes, so does the banking industry’s approach to interest rate risk management.

  • Viewpoint | Bank M&A
  • January 17th, 2018
  • DigitalEdition

What If the Deal Falls Apart?

Here are some of the things that parties should keep in mind to help mitigate the effects of a potential transaction getting called off.

  • Article | Strategy
  • January 15th, 2018
  • FinXTech

Are Innovation Labs the Best Way to Innovate?

Creating a culture of innovation within your bank will result in more creativity than setting up an innovation lab.