acquisitions

For Banks, Acquire or Be Acquired Is a Hobson’s Choice

February 10, 2018 | Jeff For Banks

Bank Director recently held their Acquire or Be Acquired (AOBA) conference in the Arizona desert. It is a well run, well attended conference. When not there, which I wasn’t this […]


Buy Versus Build for Financial Institutions

March 12, 2016 | Jeff For Banks

If I mention “buy versus build” to a bank CFO friend one more time, he’s going to punch me. Why do I keep bringing it up? Because the potential acquisition […]


Why Banks Merge: Listen to the Sellers

April 25, 2014 | Jeff For Banks

September 2004, driving from a meeting in New York, on the grossly miss-titled Cross Bronx Expressway, Nathan Stovall, a reporter from SNL Financial gave me a call. The question: What […]