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M&A Issue 2017

This issue shows you how to avoid the pitfalls in M&A, why fewer small banks are selling, and why midsized banks are reshaping the landscape of banking.

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Pitfalls of M&A

Don’t let your bank fall into these chasms.


Blowing the Lid off of M&A

Raising the $10 billion and $50 billion regulatory thresholds would mean more consolidation at the largest banks, and possibly, smaller banks, too.

The Sweet Spot: Midsized Banks Reshape the Landscape

A track record of successful mergers and acquisitions bodes well for a bank’s valuation.


Fewer Small Banks Are Selling, but Why?

With regulatory burdens and improving valuations, banks with over $1 billion in assets don’t see as much of a draw in community banks.