As community and regional bank mergers and acquisitions accelerate in the post-pandemic world, the advisory process “will require an altered approach,” argues bank consultant Joe Fenech in a blog post this week.
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Pie Growth vs Market Share Wars: The Post-Pandemic Loan Growth Mystery
The 2020 Pandemic marks the end of the post-2008 recovery business cycle for the banking industry and the economy as a whole. As we enter the post-pandemic economy, community banks across the country are struggling with how to...
PD/LGD Emerges as Top CECL Methodology
More banks are using the probability of default/loss given default (PD/LGD) model for CECL than any other methodology, according to the accounting firm BKD CPAs and Advisors.
How to Break Through the Concentration Limit Ceiling
The Business Case for Dynamic Concentration Risk Management
Say goodbye to the days in which concentration risk management was as simple as assigning an arbitrary limit to commercial real estate and construction loans and calling it a day. Concentration risk management is rapidly becoming...
How the Pandemic Has Changed the Nature of Managing Concentrations
Integrating Critical Processes to Unlock Strategic Value from CECL
Although the new accounting standard known as CECL is a requirement, bankers need to stop viewing it through that lens. CECL has many silver linings.
Caveat Emptor: The Pitfalls of a SaaS Approach to CECL
Software can be wonderful. It can provide a spike in efficiency and automate a host of processes and problems that were previously solved manually in painstaking fashion. As a result, it is no surprise that many community banks...
Picking a CECL Methodology: Five Reasons Why Only One Method Makes Sense
FASB’s guidance for CECL is flexible when it comes to methodologies. In fact, many software-as-a-service (SaaS) providers and consultants make it a point to brag how their products can handle just about all of them. But let’s not...