california

Opus in Calif. parts ways with its founder

11/27/18

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.

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

11/16/18

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

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SVB Financial to buy Boston investment bank

11/13/18

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

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Banks in wildfires' path scramble to contact employees

11/13/18

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

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

11/07/18

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.

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An Iowa bank’s mandate for selling itself: Simplify

10/26/18

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.

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

10/19/18

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

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Balance sheet growth boosts East West's quarterly profit

10/18/18

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

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

10/04/18

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.

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

10/03/18

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

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