Opus in Calif. parts ways with its founder


Stephen Gordon, who led the bank's recapitalization in 2010, is being replaced as CEO on an interim basis by former FirstMerit CEO Paul Grieg.


HomeStreet snags San Diego branch, business lenders in deal with Silvergate


Silvergate is selling the branch to focus more on fintech deposits and specialty lending.


SVB Financial to buy Boston investment bank


The California company will pay $280 million to buy Leerink Holdings, which focuses on health care and life sciences firms.


Banks in wildfires' path scramble to contact employees


Assessments of damage to branches and customers' homes have been elusive.


Siding with landlords and lenders, Calif. voters reject expanded rent control


Real estate and mortgage industry groups outspent proponents three-to-one to defeat Proposition 10, a measure to allow California municipalities to set local rent control laws.


An Iowa bank’s mandate for selling itself: Simplify


ATBancorp had an unusual footprint that included a small bank and a number of fee-based businesses. But it had to slim down before it could find a buyer.


JPMorgan to build a Silicon Valley campus for 1,000 employees


JPMorgan Chase plans to open a fintech campus in Palo Alto, California, part of the bank's efforts to attract more Silicon Valley talent.


Balance sheet growth boosts East West's quarterly profit


The California company reported increases in loans and deposits, along with a wider net interest margin.


Axos seeks boost in deposits, fee income with latest niche deal


In what would be its third acquisition in a year, the company formerly known as BofI Holding is buying a firm that clears trades for independent broker-dealers.


Hanmi files lawsuit blaming SWNB and its board for merger's failure


Hanmi alleges that SWNB's directors actively advised the Houston bank's investors to reject the merger.