ABA Whitepaper: A Community Banker’s Nuts and Bolts Approach to Mergers and Acquisitions

— October 2013


The conqueror, Frederick the Great, said “It is pardonable to be defeated, but never to be surprised.” This wisdom applies equally well today as competitive and regulatory issues spur analysts into predicting a big wave of consolidation in the banking industry, although so far activity has been relatively weak. There are, however, many reasons to prepare for a new wave of consolidation…