More Evidence the M&A Market Is on the Mend

Davidson, Kate
July 2010
American Banker;7/7/2010, Vol. 175 Issue 103, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the U.S. bank merger and acquisition market as of July 7, 2010. The significance of investment bank KBW Inc.'s publication of its bank takeover list is discussed. The asset holdings of several potential buyers on the KBW list are noted including those of OceanFirst Financial Corp., Northwest Bancshares Inc., and Boston Private Financial Holdings Inc. The views of corporate analysts Jim Wheeler and Christopher McGratty are mentioned.


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