The Anatomy of a Bank Acquisition Transaction

IT, Technology, & Operations

The current environment will present many community banks the opportunity to evaluate some type of merger or acquisition transaction. Some community banks have seasoned veterans that have been through this process a number of times; however, most community bank officers and directors have never been through an actual acquisition transaction. This presentation will prepare community bank officers and directors for a potential merger or acquisition by presenting a step-by-step overview of the merger and acquisition process from beginning to end. 

Who Should Attend: Chairman, Director, Bank Counsel, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Compliance Officer, Executive Vice President


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 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. These two firms have assisted numerous community banks in virtually every state across the nation. His 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. Greyson is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, where he majored in accounting and finance, and he received his law degree from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. He 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. 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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