TITLE

Still a Seller's Market

AUTHOR(S)
Granahn, Tom
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Investment Dealers' Digest;5/21/2007, Vol. 73 Issue 20, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explains that bank mergers are likely to intensify among small-capitalization, mid-capitalization, regional, and community banks in the U.S. Bank earnings are threatened by deposit price competition, an adverse yield curve, and reduced demand for mortgage loans. Keefe Bruyette & Woods research reveals 21 mergers in the first half of 2007 in which the seller had minimum assets of $500 million.
ACCESSION #
25902831

 

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