CEO Scott Kisting says the Spokane, Wash., which recently agreed to buy the $1.2 billion-asset PremierWest, realizes the value of scale. AmericanWest will still look at banks of different sizes, but it now prefers bigger deals.
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The most profitable 200 community banks and thrifts as ranked by three-year average ROE.
With so many willing buyers and sellers, why isn't there more bank M&A?