Professionals working in mergers and acquisitions in West Michigan expect strong deal flow to continue in 2017, maintaining a seller’s market.
GRAND RAPIDS — The largest bank headquartered in Michigan wants to increase its profile in downtown Grand Rapids in the years ahead.
GRAND RAPIDS — A strong marketplace combined with recent consolidation involving community banks lured Level One Bank from its base in suburban Detroit to the Grand Rapids market.
MIDLAND — As Chemical Financial Corp. moves toward closing its latest and largest acquisition, David Ramaker remains open to additional deals that would further expand the bank’s footprint in the Midwest.
Prior to cutting the $1.1 billion deal that would make Chemical Financial Corp. the largest bank based in Michigan, Talmer Bancorp Inc. talked with several other potential partners about a merger or acquisition.
A pair of deals would give Chemical Financial Corp. and Huntington Bancshares Inc. larger footprints in Michigan and could renew the momentum for bank M&A in the state.