- Fresh Ink. // U.S. Banker;Aug2004, Vol. 114 Issue 8, p12
Reports various mergers in the banking industry as of August 2004 in the U.S. Plan of Wachovia Bank to buy SouthTrust; Acquisition of Jackson Federal Bank by Union Bank of California; Consolidation between Banknorth Group and BostonFed Bancorp.
- Acquisition activity of large depository institutions in the 1990s: An empirical analysis of motives. Ely, David P.; Song, Moon H. // Quarterly Review of Economics & Finance;Winter2000, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p467
This study examines the performance and ownership structure characteristics of financial institutions that chose to aggressively expand by acquiring other institutions. The "wealth maximization hypothesis" posits that in an era of deregulation, the most efficient institutions will acquire the...
- Banks in Fla., S.C. Plan Merger of Equals. Kline, Alan // American Banker;4/11/2005, Vol. 170 Issue 68, p23
Reports that First National Bank of Nassau County in Florida, and Lowcountry National Bank in South Carolina will merge. Details of the merger, which the banks are calling a first step toward creating a banking franchise spanning four states; Expected close date of the deal.
- Two Affiliates Now Part of Union First. // American Banker;10/13/2010, Vol. 175 Issue 157, p4
The article discusses the consolidation of Rappahannock National Bank and Northern Neck State Bank into Union First National Bank.
- Bank and Thrift Merger Deals. // American Banker;4/25/2006, Vol. 171 Issue 78, p8
A chart is presented outlining the banking mergers and acquisitions announced in the first quarter of 2006. The largest deal is Capital One Financial's purchase of North Fork Bancorp. Inc. Other acquisitions include the purchase of INB Financial Corp. by Grupo Financiero Banorte SA de CV based...
- Snapshot. // ABA Banking Journal;Jul2004, Vol. 96 Issue 7, p10
Provides statistics related to bank mergers in the U.S. as of July 2004. List of top merger and acquisition deals in the country based on the value of the deal; Cumulative statistics on the value of merger and acquisition deals announced as of May 2004; Total value of merger deals as of May 2004.
- An Empirical Analysis of Bank Mergers in India: A Study of Market Driven versus Non-Market Driven Mergers. Singh Mann, Bikramjit; Kohli, Reena // Decision (0304-0941);Jan-Jun2008, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p47
In this study we empirically evaluate the synergistic gains from bank mergers by dividing them into two categories of forced mergers and market driven mergers. The empirical results indicate that markets have reacted negatively to the announcement of forced mergers while the reaction has been...
- Consolidation Resumes, Again among Larger Banks. Martin, David L.; Bos, Nicolas R. // Bank Accounting & Finance (08943958);Apr2004, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p10
Identifies the factors that caused the slowdown of bank merger activity in the U.S. Effect of the Sarbanes-Axley Act of 2002 on banks; Reason smaller banks have been slower to merge than their larger colleagues; Lists of factors that played a role in larger banks' decisions to merge.
- Is Bigger Better or Just Inevitable? Schiavone, Louise L. // Mortgage Banking;Oct2001, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p20
Focuses on the impact of consolidation and mergers on the mortgage banking industry in the United States. Factors which led to the growth of merger activities; Factors to be considered for successful mergers; Examples of companies that are into consolidation.