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Mercantile reports first full quarter after merger

It is now the fourth largest bank domiciled in Michigan.

November 21, 2014
There were some trying moments for Mercantile Bank Corp. over the past 16 months, but it may be smoother sailing ahead for the Grand Rapids-based organization, which just reported results of its first full quarter after a major merger with Firstbank Corp. of Alma. Read More

IT company merges with software firm

November 17, 2014
With a merger deal in place, a growing IT firm has fulfilled its co-founder’s “vision” for the company. Read More

Credit unions merge

October 10, 2014
A $40-million credit union is merging with a larger credit union on the east side of the state. Read More

Residential developer merges with Arizona firm

September 17, 2014
A developer of luxury residential communities has joined forces with an Arizona-based partner. Read More

Credit unions merge

July 16, 2014
Two credit unions in the region are merging. Read More

Business mergers and acquisitions for strategic growth are on rise

A rebounding economy has firms looking for quick expansion, but there are risks involved.

July 11, 2014
A local risk management firm is seeing a trend toward mergers and acquisitions as businesses gain confidence in economic stability. Read More

5 questions to consider before a merger or acquisition

June 20, 2014
Summertime is often a time when advisors relax, sit back and decelerate. This is a dangerous trap, as now is the best time to get out and visit clients. Advisors should be out talking to business owners and providing valuable input. Read More

Cross-border M&As: the spark for U.S. corporate tax reform?

May 9, 2014
Merger and acquisition activity has been strong, especially cross-border deals. Read More

Mercantile Bank and Firstbank shareholders approve merger

December 17, 2013
Mercantile Bank Corporation and Firstbank Corporation have announced that their respective shareholders have voted overwhelmingly in favor of the proposed merger of the two banks. Read More

Mercantile merger delayed

Union with Firstbank Corp. will not occur until at least late January.

December 6, 2013
Mercantile Bank Corp. in Grand Rapids has advised the Securities and Exchange Commission via a Form 8-K in late November that its proposed merger with Firstbank Corp. “will not be completed on January 1, 2014, as previously disclosed." Read More