Pricey San Francisco bank deal could motivate others to sell


The Bay Area is a booming market with a limited number of smaller banks. The high premium Presidio is receiving from Heritage Commerce might spark more M&A activity.


Heritage Commerce bulks up in San Francisco with Presidio purchase


Heritage will have 17 branches around San Francisco when it completes the $200 million acquisition.


Fintech executive sworn in as California's top financial regulator


Manuel Alvarez, who became commissioner of the Department of Business Oversight on Monday, is the former general counsel and chief compliance officer at the online lender Affirm.


Trump immigration crackdown hurting small banks on border


Heightened regulatory scrutiny and a slowdown in commerce have raised concerns about the viability of doing business along the U.S. Mexico border.


FDIC hits Pacific City with stronger reg order for BSA compliance


The California company was issued a consent order after it failed to meet the conditions of a January 2018 informal agreement.


Opus hires industry veteran as its new CEO


Paul Taylor previously served as CEO of Guaranty Bancorp in Denver, which sold in January to Independent Bank.


First Bank in Missouri taps insider as next CEO


Shelley Seifert had been the bank's chief operating officer.


A credit union's 'troubling' capital plan


The NCUA is letting Union Yes in California raise capital by turning to temporary funding sources, which banks have complained is an example of the regulator's overreach.


Lindsay Lawrence, First Foundation Bank | Most Powerful Women: Next


Give Lindsay Lawrence a big job to do and she just might find a way to make it even bigger.


Comerica offers Plan B after deposit decline


The Dallas regional assured analysts that it has ample sources of liquidity to fund its expected loan growth.