Community banking

LendingClub-Radius deal faces high regulatory hurdles

03/04/20

Compliance, risk management and staffing will likely come under added scrutiny as regulators lay out a framework for future fintech-bank mergers.

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Tennessee bankers start to assess tornado damage

03/04/20

Recovery from a massive storm that touched down near Nashville is in its early stages, but bankers are looking at fee waivers and increased access to cash for those who were affected.

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Veteran banker aims to bring back the multibank holding company

03/03/20

Richard Herrington's buyout pitch to smaller banks is to offer them a way to survive and keep their local brands.

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MVB Financial, Intercoastal to form mortgage joint venture

03/03/20

MVB in West Virginia will gain a 47% stake in the partnership in exchange for contributing its mortgage unit's assets to the new company.

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Axos dealing with Durbin-related snags in H&R Block pact

03/03/20

The San Diego bank is struggling to renegotiate a partnership with the tax preparation firm to address caps on interchange fees.

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Nicolet quickly announces another Wisconsin acquisition

03/02/20

The company agreed to buy Advantage Community Bancshares weeks after announcing a deal for Commerce Financial.

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Bremer Bank says it's not for sale. Its biggest investor begs to differ.

02/28/20

The Minnesota bank is locked a bitter legal battle to preserve its independence. Its foe? The charitable organization set up by its founder.

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Credit union-bank M&A has slowed. Is it a trend, or just a pause?

02/27/20

Credit unions could be feeling some of the heat from critics of their bank takeovers, or simply gearing up for another round of activity.

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CenterState, South State took parallel paths to a merger

02/26/20

The companies spent much of the past decade completing smaller deals that created complementary footprints in the Southeast.

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Veteran banker forms company to buy two Tennessee community banks

02/26/20

Lineage Financial Network, led by former Franklin Financial CEO Richard Herrington, plans to acquire Sumner Bank and Citizens Bank.

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