De novo institutions

Post-crisis organizers find a whole new de novo ballgame

03/31/19

While regulators now seem eager to help, organizers are discovering that they must raise more capital and have diverse business models to get charters approved.

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North Carolina de novo inches closer to opening

03/29/19

Community Bank of the Carolinas must raise about $4 million before becoming the state’s first new bank since the financial crisis.

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De novos breed small businesses, Florida Bankers chief says

03/25/19

Alex Sanchez acknowledges that the U.S. has a lot of banks and many failed in the crisis, but he says a healthy economy needs a fresh supply of community lenders to nurture entrepreneurs.

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Where the small-bank lobby will focus next

03/18/19

Congress granted banks significant reg relief last year, but incoming ICBA Chairman Preston Kennedy says a lighter touch is needed with Bank Secrecy Act rules, loan-loss modeling and call reports.

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Will BB&T-SunTrust start a de novo wave?

03/12/19

Big bank mergers have historically been a catalyst for startups. Experts say it could happen again.

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Latest de novo effort in affluent Atlanta suburbs

03/12/19

Loyal Trust Bank will have a large number of Asian-American investors and board members.

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Organizers planning new bank in the Florida Keys

03/05/19

Gulf Atlantic Bank would be the eighth bank in the market, and just the second with local ownership.

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Arizona de novos slow to materialize

03/04/19

Several groups have gone public with plans to start a bank since the state enacted a law to make it easier, but none have actually filed with the FDIC.

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Virginia bank sues North Carolina de novo over name

02/28/19

American National Bankshares is trying to force the proposed American Bank & Trust to change its name.

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What community banks like so much about Northern Va.

02/21/19

Bankers are eager to expand there through M&A, de novos or other means, encouraged by strong employment and disruption created by recent consolidation.

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