Posts Tagged ‘Mergers’

FOMO business decisions

FOMO business decisions

One of the most common sales pitches in life is “hurry up and get this deal before someone else buys it.” The Fear of Missing Out (FOMO) has many variations. For some, it impels stocking [...]

PODCAST: Rethinking credit union mergers

PODCAST: Rethinking credit union mergers

Over the past several decades, mergers have reshaped the competitive and cultural balance of the credit union system. Small  credit unions have become increasingly endangered as technological advances and marketplace growth have made scale increasingly [...]

Four ways to turn mergers into partnerships

Four ways to turn mergers into partnerships

“Mergers.” They can sound cold, and there’s a tendency to treat credit union mergers like business deals without any deeper meaning to them. But what if I told you it didn’t have to [...]

Saving CUs: What it takes to avoid mergers & acquisitions

Saving CUs: What it takes to avoid mergers & acquisitions

Feeling hunted? Not an ideal place for a credit union to find itself, but – for many CUs today – them’s the hard facts, folks. So how can your credit union avoid mergers and acquisitions? And [...]

Is there a need to merge after the pandemic?

Is there a need to merge after the pandemic?

Many of the factors influencing the decision for credit unions to merge in the pre-COVID-19 era were exacerbated by the pandemic and its unprecedented economic ramifications. Even before the spring of 2020, the cost of [...]

What’s going on with mergers post-pandemic?

What’s going on with mergers post-pandemic?

COVID-19 was the pervasive consideration dominating virtually all short-term and many long-term business decisions in 2020. Among the questions that many credit unions asked during the early months of the pandemic was whether to proceed [...]

Five tips for paving the way for merger conversations

Five tips for paving the way for merger conversations

As a credit union leader, you’ve determined that proceeding with a merger is the best way to grow your financial institution. Perhaps you’ve even identified some potential merger partners. Now the question arises: [...]

Why are so many credit unions now buying banks?

Why are so many credit unions now buying banks?

The whole notion of a bank-credit union combination seems awkward, given the different ownership and governance structures. Such combinations have been very rare until fairly recently. Inter-industry combinations hit a high point in 2019, and [...]

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