Tag: acquisitions

Rewarding Executives for Successful Bank M&A

“Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) can create significant value for shareholders. Accordingly, bank executives should be rewarded when completing and integrating successful transactions. However, in today’s environment of heightened executive pay scrutiny, some approaches to providing additional compensation for M&A can result in criticism from shareholders and advisory firms such as Institutional Shareholder Services and Glass… Read more »

The M&A Lynchpin: Success or Failure Starts with HR

By: Brent Longnecker and Kevin Kuschel The market for merger and acquisition (“M&A”) activity increased sharply in 2014, largely as a result of the abundance of available cash and zero interest rate policies. According to a recent Proxy Mosaic analysis, the US market announced 9,814 deals amounting to over $1.5 trillion in value. Numbers for 2015… Read more »