In this segment of The Motley Fool's everything-financials show, Where the Money Is, banking analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson discuss the recent announcement of PacWest Bancorp's (NASDAQ:PACW) intention to buy CapitalSource (UNKNOWN:CSE.DL).

David tells investors why this merger makes a lot of sense on paper but may not be a signal that the bank-M&A floodgates are set to open.

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David Hanson has no position in any stocks mentioned. Matt Koppenheffer owns shares of PNC Financial Services. The Motley Fool owns shares of PNC Financial Services. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.