Will Regulatory Scrutiny Chill Bank M&A This Year–or Hasten It?

American Banker, Feb. 25, 2022–Jim Dobbs (subscription)
Eddy Arriola, the chairman and CEO of Apollo Bancshares in Miami, says his company is not looking to sell. Buyers are circling anyway — a reflection of intensifying interest in mergers and acquisitions as banks pursue scale and diversification in the face of fierce competition and rising expenses.