Merger & Acquisition (M&A) Advisory Services
Mergers and acquisitions are a viable option to meet growth and earnings objectives for today’s successful community bank. A trusted advisor is crucial for the success of a sale, merger or acquisition transaction. ProBank Austin has been advising community bank buyers and sellers for five decades. Since 2005, S&P Global Market Intelligence has ranked ProBank Austin among the top whole-bank M&A advisors in the U.S. ProBank Austin’s Rankings | ProBank Austin’s Recent M&A Transactions.
ProBank Austin provides both buy-side and sell-side assistance by providing clients with critical analysis, strategic advice and input on negotiating strategies. Our advisory services include valuation, structure guidance, due diligence assistance, contract negotiations and ongoing advice through the closing of a transaction. Our Investment Banking team has served as advisor on hundreds of M&A transactions over the past five decades providing clients with invaluable insight and supporting analytics.
In addition, our familiarity with capital markets and instruments provides realistic strategies for attracting public and private capital resources to support growth opportunities and to meet ongoing regulatory expectations. Our understanding of the capital needs of clients through our dynamic capital planning model is an essential aspect of evaluating an acquisition. Certain services are provided through ProBank Austin’s registered broker-dealer subsidiary, Investment Bank Services, Inc.
M&A Advisory Services
- Sell-side planning and management of the sale process
- Whole-bank acquisitions and strategic mergers
- Branch acquisitions and divestitures
- Non-bank M&A advisory including mortgage companies, RIAs, trust companies, insurance agencies and other non-bank companies