Mergers and acquisitions (M&A’s) represent a great opportunity to increase the value of your bank and to achieve quick growth. For those reasons, there continues to be a rise in the number of M&A deals. In truth, a successful M&A deal can be a great way to help your bank realize its full potential. Yet, there are probably as many instances in which a M&A deal quickly became a (difficult) learning opportunity.
We’re not telling you something you don’t know. Every M&A deal means some risk. But if the appropriate steps are taken during the beginning stages of the process, risk can be minimized. As we have discussed, one of the most important risks to address is overpayment, and there are three key steps involved.Continue reading >