Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

ABA Banking Journal Podcast

Nov 11, 2021

With bank M&A in 2021 catching up after a pandemic-induced pause, aggregate deal value in 2022 could near $60 billion, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence analyst Nathan Stovall. On the latest episode of the ABA Banking Journal Podcast — sponsored by R&T Deposit Solutions — Stovall discusses his outlook and certain contributing factors, including:

  • The role of regional banks and mergers of equals in the M&A landscape.
  • The continuing push for technological scale.
  • New calculations banks are making about branch density when planning acquisitions.
  • Potential regulatory roadblocks in the future for certain deals.
  • The growing role of credit unions in buying whole community banks.