Charter conversions

Charter expansion lets FiCare FCU reach all Florida health care workers


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.


OCC approves LendingClub acquisition of Radius


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


Florida's SunState FCU to rebrand following charter conversion


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.


Hiway expands field of membership, tweaks branding after charter change


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


Tri-Valley Service Federal Credit Union approved for community charter


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


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


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.


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


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.


OCC approves Fifth Third’s conversion to national bank


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.


Mutual in Massachusetts lays groundwork for buying spree


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


Fifth Third seeks national bank charter to accelerate expansion


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