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Top 10 Issues for Banking M&A in 2013

Seeking clarity and opportunity to re-energize the market


DiamondsThe U.S. banking industry is seeking economic and regulatory clarity in 2013 as organizations consider strategic, targeted opportunities that could re-energize the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market.

Although fiscal conditions appear to be improving, the United States’ and other countries’ economies don’t seem to be on firm footing just yet. As a result, many banks appear to be cautious in ramping-up their M&A programs and investments. Similarly, implementation of legislation including Dodd-Frank and Basel III, as well as pending tax reform measures, could have both expected and unintended consequences on banks’ willingness and ability to engage in M&A.

Top 10 issues for banking M&A in 2013: Seeking clarity and opportunity to re-energize the market

We invite you to explore the important factors driving the following issues for banking M&A in 2013 by selecting an issue from the drop-down list below, and hitting “Go.”

Assuming that the economy continues moving in a positive direction, regulatory issues are addressed effectively, and the “rules of the game” become a little clearer, 2013 could (finally) be the year of clarity and return M&A to many banks’ strategic plan. 

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