Items Tagged with 'merger'


Thinking about an acquisition? Discard the rose-colored glasses

November 6, 2015
Like many things in life, beauty is typically in the eye of the beholder for business acquisitions, so it helps to have a good pair of clear glasses to help one see. Read More

To sell or not to sell? Considerations for directors

October 23, 2015
Michigan’s slow but steady economic recovery from the Great Recession has caused an increase in merger and acquisition activity. Read More

Credit unions announce merger

October 14, 2015
A pair of credit unions in the region have announced their intent to merge, which they said will create a top-20 credit union in the U.S. with more than $6 billion in total assets. Read More

Creative agencies merge

August 17, 2015
Two award-winning creative agencies have joined forces. Read More

Exhibition companies merge

April 7, 2015
The Titanic and dinosaurs are coming together. Read More

Law firm travels south for merger

March 30, 2015
A law firm with a statewide presence will grow by 118 attorneys come May 1, thanks to a merger with a Texas firm. Read More

Now is the time to buy or sell a business

An M&A expert says three good years of business and low interest rates are a magic combo.

January 9, 2015
“Right now is the perfect market” for selling or buying a business, according to Randy Rua of Rua Associates. Read More

M&A activity will continue to make headlines in 2015

January 9, 2015
Mergers and acquisitions will continue to make headlines in 2015 as a positive climate is expected to continue for both buyers and sellers. Read More

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