The Art of Bank M&A

The Art of Bank M&A: Buying, Selling, Merging, and Investing in Regulated Depository Institutions in the New Environment could not be more timely. The simmering economic climate since the financial crisis faces a front of new competition and sweeping regulatory reforms expected to drive the U.S. banking sector into consolidation in the next ten years. Capitalizing on the upcoming opportunities will take strategically focused preparation.

The Art of Bank M&A is the unprecedented guide to mastering the merger and acquisition of a bank and any other financial institution. Inside, you will find straightforward explanations and instructive examples from the real world reveal:

  • Major changes in banking law and unique considerations for bank holding companies
  • The why and how of bank M&As, including how banks achieve growth and value
  • How to value and validate financial businesses, including the basic steps for determining a price range to purchase a bank
  • Trends in practices, controversy, and reporting for transborder bank M&As, including a convenient summary of inbound and outbound transaction regulations
  • Where to find opportunity in distressed and insolvent banks

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