Volatile markets, rising rates and lower valuations have put a damper on bank M&A activity in 2022. However, the need to achieve operating leverage and scale has not receded and banks should continuously evaluate how they can maximize stakeholder value. The call for new ways to become more efficient, build scale, expand product offerings, and keep pace with digital adoption remains at the forefront, and partnering with another institution can help banks achieve those goals more quickly. However, in the unprecedented economic environment we’re in, properly assessing risks associated with M&A, particularly if the U.S. economy moves into a recession, is essential.
During this webinar, we will review tools on Capital IQ Pro that can help you drive deal flow, including how to locate targets, gather comps, conduct valuations using our Bank Valuation model, monitor markets, and analyze the success of a potential acquisition using our proprietary Merger Model.