Published in: CU Times
The most common pitfalls most often are qualitative and can often be managed with proper planning and preparation.
Based on our experiences helping financial institutions evaluate potential mergers and successfully navigate the merger process, we’ve learned some critical lessons. Many of the common pitfalls to avoid happen during the planning process, while others can derail the best laid plans much later down the road. As more credit unions consider mergers as part of their long-term growth strategies, avoiding these common pitfalls has become more relevant than ever before.