Community banking

Regions counters branch-closing costs with improved loan yields

01/20/17

Quarterly profit improved despite a spike in noninterest expenses.

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Riverview Financial in Pa. to sell $17M in stock

01/18/17

The company is selling common and preferred stock in a private placement.

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KleinBank in Minn. girds for fight over redlining claims

01/18/17

The Justice Department claims the bank, which has received “satisfactory” ratings in its last four CRA exams, is failing to serve minority neighborhoods around Minneapolis.

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Bear State Financial in Ark. promotes millennial as its new CEO

01/18/17

Matt Machen, who previously served as the company’s president, has been at Bear State since 2011.

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TriState Capital in Pittsburgh adds banking vet to its board

01/18/17

Kim Ruth once served as a state president for Bank of America in Texas.

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Will Trump give banks a break on BSA? Don't bet on it

01/18/17

While the Trump administration could relax other bank regulations, it is unlikely that it would ease up when it comes to money-laundering compliance.

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Renasant to buy Metropolitan BancGroup in Mississippi

01/18/17

The $190 million deal would push Renasant above the $10 billion-asset regulatory threshold.

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Evans in N.Y. looks to raise $14M in public offering

01/18/17

The company has been producing solid loan growth in recent quarters.�@[email protected]

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SmartFinancial in Tenn. to conduct an IPO

01/18/17

About $12 million of the proceeds will go toward exiting the Small Business Lending Fund.

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Mercantile's 4Q results reveal strong credit quality, cost control

01/17/17

The Michigan company expects a recently announced mortgage initiative to produce solid growth in 2017.

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