Charter conversions

Charter expansion lets FiCare FCU reach all Florida health care workers

02/08/21

A recently approved TIP charter, the latest in a series of growth initiatives over the last five years, will allow the Tampa-based credit union to serve anyone working in the medical field statewide.

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OCC approves LendingClub acquisition of Radius

12/31/20

The regulator's order moves the San Francisco-based company one step closer to becoming the first online lender to own a bank.

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Florida's SunState FCU to rebrand following charter conversion

12/11/20

The Gainesville, Fla.-based credit union has converted from a federal to a state charter and will debut its new brand identity early next month.

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Hiway expands field of membership, tweaks branding after charter change

12/01/20

The credit union now has a community charter to serve seven counties in addition to several select employee groups.

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Tri-Valley Service Federal Credit Union approved for community charter

11/04/20

The Pittsburgh-based institution can now serve more than a dozen municipalities in the Keystone State.

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

10/03/19

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.

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PNC on M&A, API call uptick, next in GSE reform: Top stories of the week

09/13/19

The Pittsburgh company is not interested in bank acquisitions, CEO Demchak says; why Citi, Wells, JPMorgan are seeing a spike in API calls; FHFA's Mark Calabria details next steps on GSE reform; and more from this week's most-read stories.

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OCC approves Fifth Third’s conversion to national bank

09/10/19

The Cincinnati bank applied in May to convert its Ohio state charter amid an expansion into Texas and Colorado and the completion of its merger with MB Financial.

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Mutual in Massachusetts lays groundwork for buying spree

08/30/19

Joseph Campanelli, CEO of Needham Bank, wants to be ready to scoop up mutuals struggling with rising costs and yield curve challenges.

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Fifth Third seeks national bank charter to accelerate expansion

05/31/19

The Cincinnati bank wants to convert from a state charter as it expands in the Southeast and beefs up digital banking operations.

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