california

City National buys intellectual rights firm with entertainment focus

08/06/19

The Los Angeles unit of Royal Bank of Canada plans to use FilmTrack to handle more complex transactions for major networks, studios and distributors.

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As benefit payments went digital, banks had to improve cash access

07/26/19

Most agencies use electronic benefit transfer to deliver funds to prepaid cards, but recipients who need access to cash are often caught in a bind, with fewer convenient or free ATMs available in an increasingly digital payments landscape.

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Banner deepens ties to California with AltaPacific acquisition

07/24/19

The Washington company will have more than $1 billion in assets in southern California when the $87 million deal closes.

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Small bank sees big opportunity for middle-market lending in San Diego

07/22/19

Several megabanks dominate the market, but First Choice is seeking to expand there by catering to its ready supply of midsize businesses. It's not the only one.

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CVB Financial finds itself in need of a new leader

07/19/19

Christopher Myers will retire as president and chief executive of CVB next spring, and the California bank says it will hire a search firm to begin seeking his replacement.

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First Republic views loan growth as key offset to margin pressure

07/16/19

The San Francisco company touted a strong pipeline for loans over the rest of this year.

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The real story behind the Presidio-Heritage deal

07/03/19

The pair spoke in grand terms when they announced they were combining, but a securities filing tied to the agreement serves as a reminder that when two banks decide to become one, it's often because they have to.

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BayCom to enter Denver with TIG Bancorp acquisition

07/02/19

The California company will pay $39.4 million for the parent of First State Bank of Colorado.

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Cross River gets onboarding system it coveted in fintech deal

06/24/19

Seed, a San Francisco startup, has developed a platform that lets small businesses quickly open accounts online. That's an important feature for Cross River as it courts more fintech clients.

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As California mulls rules for payday loan alternative, rifts emerge

06/24/19

Companies that offer early access to earned wages want a regulatory framework for their fast-growing industry. But the bill under consideration in Sacramento is exposing big divisions in the sector.

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