Five Assessments That Every Bank Acquirer Should Make

March 26, 2021Articles
Bank Director

Dinsmore's Christian Gonzalez and Michael Dailey were published on this week with advice for banks considering acquiring other banks. An excerpt from the article, "Five Assessments That Every Acquirer Should Make," is below.

Acquiring another bank will be one of the most important decisions that a board of directors ever makes. A well-played acquisition can be a transformational event for a bank, strengthening its market presence or expanding it into new markets, and enhancing its profitability.

But an acquisition is not without risk, and a poorly conceived or poorly executed transaction could also result in a significant setback for your bank. ... When a board is considering a potential acquisition, there are five critical assessments of the target institution that it should make.

Read the full article here.