Banc of California to terminate soccer stadium agreement


The company will incur an upfront fee but will save $7 million a year by walking away from a deal with the Los Angeles Football Club.


Truist discloses $125 million in expenses tied to rebranding


The company, formed by the merger of BB&T and SunTrust, shared the information in response to a credit union's legal challenge to its new name.


First Defiance rebrand to reflect recently closed merger


The Ohio company, which bought United Community Financial in February, will start operating as Premier Bank later this summer.


Colorado bank rebrands to highlight bigger role in payments


The newly minted Transact Bank will provide payment processing and card issuing services to a wide range of clients.


Looking back at 2019's community bankers to watch


One found a buyer, another announced plans to retire, and others took steps to reinvent their banks.


People's Utah rebrands its banks as Altabank


The company, which plans to become Altabancorp, said the initiative removes brand confusion and puts its size and scale on display.


Citi rolls out ad campaign highlighting gender pay gap


The series of print, digital and billboard ads uses children of Citigroup employees to draw attention to the bank's own efforts to promote women to senior roles.


Why 'WaFd'? To avoid being seen as a credit union


When Washington Federal last rebranded, it was to signal its shift from a savings and loan association to a commercial bank. This time around, it's to reflect geographic diversity and its desire to be viewed as a bank.


North Carolina bank has a new headquarters and brand


Sound Bank is now Dogwood State Bank after its sale to an investor group. The buyers also moved Dogwoods State's corporate offices from eastern North Carolina to the state's capital.


Washington Federal changes its bank's name


The Seattle company rebranded as WaFd Bank to address confusion that it might have ties to the federal government.