Learn how Mergers can be an Effective Growth Strategy
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Feb. 26, 2016) – Credit unions contemplating mergers can get valuable information in an upcoming webinar, “Mergers as a Growth Strategy,” hosted by the National Credit Union Administration.
This 90-minute webinar will be held Wednesday, March 9, beginning at 2 p.m. Eastern. Online registration is available here (opens new window). Participants will use this same link to log into the webinar. Registrants should allow pop-ups from this website. There is no charge.
Vanessa Lowe, an economic development specialist with NCUA’s Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives, hosts a panel that includes Paul Nyman, a board member of Horizon Federal Credit Union; John McKenzie, president of the Indiana Credit Union League; Bob Jones, an economic development specialist with the Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives; and Richard Schulman, an attorney with Esp Kreuzer Cores, LLP. The topics considered during the webinar include:
- Why merging worked well for one small credit union’s growth strategy;
- The network credit union concept;
- Small credit union negotiating power in a merger;
- Call Report data on mergers; and
- Insights from NCUA’s “Truth in Mergers, A Guide for Merging Credit Unions.” (opens new window)
Participants may submit questions in advance at WebinarQuestions@ncua.gov. The subject line of the email should read, “Mergers as a Growth Strategy.” Participants with technical questions about accessing the webinar may email firstname.lastname@example.org. This webinar will be closed captioned and then archived online here approximately three weeks following the live event.
NCUA’s Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives fosters credit union development and the effective delivery of financial services for small credit unions, new credit unions, minority depository institutions and credit unions with a low-income designation.