CEO Advisory Group is Consultant to HVCU in Proposed Bank Acquisition

Hudson Valley Credit Union, headquartered in Poughkeepsie, New York, entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Kingston, New York based Catskill Hudson Bank on January 10th, 2024. Founded in 1963, Hudson Valley Credit Union, serves more than 350,000… Read More

Credit Union Merger Approvals 3Q 2023

NCUA approved 39 mergers in Q2 of 2023 which increased from 36 last quarter. The combined assets of merged credit unions totals $946M, which compares to $2.7B last quarter and $3.5B in Q3 2022. The mean and median… Read More

Why Credit Unions Are Acquiring Banks at a Record Pace

When credit unions look for merger partners, they increasingly are considering banks. S&P Global reports that credit unions entered into a record number of bank acquisitions in 2022. There were 14 acquisitions for the year, surpassing the previous… Read More

CEO Advisory Group is Lead Financial Advisor to Dort Financial CU in its Proposed Acquisition of Flagler Bank

CEO Advisory Advises Dort Financial Credit Union in Agreement to Acquire Flagler Bank

Dort Financial Credit Union, headquartered in Grand Blanc, Michigan, entered into a definitive agreement to acquire West Palm Beach, Florida based Flagler Bank. The transaction would grow Dort Financial Credit Union’s assets to nearly $2 billion.  Founded in… Read More

Credit Union Merger Approvals 1Q 2021

NCUA approved 33 mergers in Q1 of 2021 which increased from 37 last quarter. The combined assets of merged credit unions is $1.7B, which compares to $3.5B last quarter. The mean and median assets of merged credit unions… Read More

Bank Branch Acquisition Offers Credit Unions Another Option To Expand

Bank Acquisition Vocal CU

As the recent acquisition of a community bank branch by Vocal Credit Union demonstrates, mergers aren’t the only avenue open to credit unions aiming to expand their reach and membership. Vocal CU, a $30 million financial cooperative based… Read More

Credit Union-Bank Merger Considerations

Bank - Credit Union Merger

2017 saw a total of 7 credit union-buying-bank deals announced, with one being terminated. As of March 22, 2018, there have already been four deals of the same nature announced. More and more of the smaller community bank… Read More

New Trend? Credit Union Acquires Bank

Tallahassee-based First Commerce CU acquires First National Bank ($85M) of Crestview, FL….