June 2023 – Community banks are vital partners for smaller M&A deals. That’s because senior lenders at large national banks and regional banks typically shy away from financing M&A deals below certain thresholds. That leaves lower middle market acquirers reliant on senior lenders at community banks for M&A financing.
But not every bank is alike and not every community bank is equipped to finance M&A deals. Find out what Ben Hagge, Senior Vice President/Senior Commercial Banker, Highland Bank, recommends to look for in an M&A partner for smaller deals. Read the article, published by Finance and Commerce.