Community Bank Mergers and Acquisitions Simplified

Finance & Accounting

This session will discuss the current community bank M&A environment, underscore the necessity of planning as it relates to independence and merger transactions and provide an overview and practical advice on key substantive considerations and the transaction process. In this webinar, discuss specific regulatory, accounting, and taxation issues associated with community bank M&A transactions.  Regardless of an adopted strategy to remain independent, acquire or merge with another bank, or acquire a branch, fundamental to success is an understanding of the current M&A environment and the structure and key considerations in any M&A transaction from both the buy and sell side.

Who Should Attend: CEO, COO, CFO, Director

Learning Objectives

  • Identify each of the key steps to a bank merger and acquisition transaction
  • Understand the “secrets” of good acquirers in each of the acquisition steps
  • Develop specific strategies intended to ensure success as either a buyer or seller


Greyson E. Tuck
Attorney & Consultant
Gerrish Smith Tuck
Greyson Tuck is a member of the board of directors of both the Memphis based law firm of Gerrish Smith Tuck, PC, Attorneys and Gerrish Smith Tuck, Consultants, LLC. Greyson’s legal and consulting practice places special emphasis on community bank holding company formation and use, community bank mergers and acquisitions, regulatory matters, corporate reorganizations, corporate taxation, general corporate law and community bank strategic planning. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, where he majored in accounting and finance, and received his law degree from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, where he was a Herff Scholar. Greyson is a graduate of the Paul W. Barret, Jr. School of Banking and currently serves as a faculty member at a number of banking schools across the country. He is a frequent presenter at national and state bank association conferences and has authored a number of articles of interest to financial institutions. Greyson is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association and an active participant in the Memphis Bar Association..

Webinar Fees

Pricing For Price Season Pass
Bank Member $195 $0
Bank Nonmember $249 $0
Affiliate Member $195 $0
Affiliate Nonmember $249 $0

Season Pass Members receive 4 individual logins to every webinar

Additional Info

Participants will earn 1.0 CPE credit

Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation: None

Program Level: Basic

Delivery Method: Group Internet Based

Refunds and Cancellations: Webinar registrations are non-refundable. If the registrant is unable to attend the designated time and date of the webinar, a playback link and any written materials will be provided within 2 business days following the conclusion of the webinar

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