When stock markets go haywire, you never have to look too far to find casualties or near casualties in bank M&A.

Take the deal between Univest Corp. of Pennsylvania in Souderton and Fox Chase Bancorp in Hatboro, Pa. The $2.9 billion-asset Univest agreed in early December to buy the $1.1 billion-asset Fox Chase for $244 million, or $21 a share, in cash and stock.

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