Cooperative Strategy

Mergers

By Randy Karnes | March 22, 2017

Why the merger system is too rigged for “insider gains.”

By Chip Filson | March 8, 2017

Some mergers now appear to be little more than bank-like takeovers, without the transparency.

By Erik Payne | Feb. 20, 2017

How Texas Trust’s approach to lending, technology, and convenience paved the path to asset growth.

 

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By Chip Filson | Feb. 14, 2017

When member-owned financial cooperatives are sold in a merger that is really a fire sale, the benefit goes to the buyers, the selling board, and senior managers at the members’ expense.

By Chip Filson | Feb. 14, 2017

There is an alternative approach to self-dealing credit union mergers that corrupt the ideals of member-owned financial cooperatives.

By Rebecca Wessler | Jan. 17, 2017

Five can't-miss data points featured this week on CreditUnions.com.

By Erik Payne | Jan. 16, 2017

Public Service Credit Union shares lesson gleaned from completing two mergers and one assumption in four months.

By Marc Rapport | Dec. 5, 2016

A California credit union finds focusing on mission helps culture follow technology.

By Erik Payne | Oct. 28, 2016

How the Wyoming institution takes in stride the booms and busts of a mineral-based economy.

By Liz Furman | Oct. 17, 2016

How credit unions, assets, and member relationships have evolved the past decade and a half.