Expansion through merger is a cost effective way to increase market penetration within the existing market, acquire new branch locations, increase footprint, and add vital fields of membership (FOMs) to the charter.
Our vast experience with boards and CEO’s provides us the insight and compassion to understand the many factors that drive the issues around merging into another credit union, as well as the obstacles that may hinder the process.
Mergers are present in many growth plans as they are an effective way for credit unions to increase market share within existing markets and expand into new markets without the added cost of building out a new branch network organically.
In the credit union industry, size matters. Mergers offer credit unions a strategic opportunity to gain a competitive advantage through growth. Credit union mergers and acquisitions have been on the rise for several years. In 1969, there were… Read More
It seems mergers are always a topic of discussion in the credit union world these days. Interestingly enough, however, despite the constant conversation around the topic, many credit union leaders are unprepared when they’re actually face-to-face with decisions… Read More
A white paper recently submitted by students of the Southeast CUNA Management School, “Perceptions and Realities Surrounding Credit Union Mergers,” has revealed some interesting research and analysis in support of the mergers and acquisitions trend that’s been experienced… Read More