Washington, D.C. – Community bank M&A volume through the first half of the year suggests that 2014 will be the most active year since 2008. A number of factors are behind this trend and certain states are seeing more transaction activity than others. In this Nashville Business Journal article, Christopher Olsen discusses the current bank M&A environment, the recent improvements in valuation, and why certain states are seeing elevated deal activity. Read the Article Here (subscription may be required): http://www.bizjournals.com/nashville/blog/2014/06/why-tennessees-banking-m-a-scene-is-among-the.html.
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Washington, D.C.-based Olsen Palmer LLC (“Olsen Palmer”) is a specialized investment banking firm that provides merger & acquisition, valuation, and strategic advice exclusively to independent community banks. The principals of Olsen Palmer have collectively been advising financial institutions for three decades, having advised on over 50 M&A transactions with values as small as $4 million and as large as $4 billion. For more information, please visit www.olsenpalmer.com.