So far in 2018, Minden has experienced major changes to two of its most well-known business entities. The first was the acquisition of MBL Bank by Business First Bank, now known as b1BANK. The second was the a recently completed acquisition of Minden Medical Center by Allegiance Health Management. As a matter of disclosure, I am on the Board of Directors of Minden Medical Center.
While vastly different industries, there were some very positive similarities in both of these deals.
Each acquisition had many goals. However, one goal that stood out to me was the intention of each company to retain