Iberiabank (IBKC) is gearing up for a busy year of bank M&A, and it started with the low-hanging fruit Monday.

The Lafayette, La., company's $161 million deal to buy Teche Holding (TSH) in nearby New Iberia signaled its return to the M&A market.

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