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We are pleased to present our first Newsletter geared exclusively to Alabama’s Community Banks.  Our goal is to provide monthly updates on Community Bank M&A, industry issues and our local economy. We hope you find it useful. The biggest takeaway for September 2020 is the Alabama...

During Q2 2020 (April-June), the public and private capital markets experienced the full effects of COVID-19 throughout the 90-day period. Deal volume halted as the number of completed deals declined by over 50% from recent levels; however, based on the limited number completed deals, there...

The municipal market remained relatively stable in August, as weekly 30-day volatility of 10-year AAA GOs increased modestly from 0.27 to 0.42 over the month. Municipal supply in August remained high with monthly issuance of $41.4 billion, a 5% increase from August 2019. YTD municipal...

We are pleased to present the latest installment of Banking Almanac, a comprehensive report on all Georgia banks and thrifts with data as of and for the twelve months ended June 30, 2020 as well as a comprehensive view of Community Bank performance, defined as banks...