What bank M&A lacked in volume this quarter, it made up for in ambition.

There have only been 47 deals in the third quarter, which ends Monday. Banks announced 60 in the previous quarter and 48 in the first quarter. Unless a couple agreements pop up at the last minute, July through September will have been the slowest quarter for bank M&A since the fourth quarter of 2011.

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