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Bank deal to boost Central Florida Educators FCU's business lending

01/24/19

The Lake Mary, Fla.-based credit union has agreed to buy Fidelity Bank of Florida for an undisclosed amount.

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Four victims of SunTrust shooting were bank employees

01/24/19

Police in Sebring, Fla., have yet to determine a motive for the attack in which four SunTrust workers and one customer were killed. The shooter, Zephen Allen Xaver, has been arraigned on five counts of first-degree murder.

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Loan growth, Charter deal bboost to CenterState's profit

01/22/19

The Florida company's earnings increased after it completed a big acquisition and produced strong year-over-year loan production.

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VyStar is latest credit union to line up bank acquisition

01/15/19

The deal for Citizens State Bank is part of VyStar's plan to expand throughout Florida and Georgia.

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Alternative lenders try to fill void left by shutdown

01/11/19

The tricky part: raising awareness without appearing to take advantage of borrowers at a time when agencies like the SBA are out of commission.

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Organizers plan bank in central Florida

01/10/19

Silver River Community Bank is the fifth de novo in Florida to apply with the FDIC in the last three years.

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Merchants in Indiana to buy warehouse lender

12/06/18

Merchants has agreed to buy NattyMac, a company it has been in business with since 2014.

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CenterState to gain heft with purchase of National Commerce in Alabama

11/26/18

The Florida company will have more than $16 billion in assets, along with increased scale in Georgia, when it buys National Commerce.

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First Citizens adding branches in South Florida with Biscayne acquisition

11/16/18

The North Carolina regional bank will gain four locations and $834 million in loans.

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BankUnited gets FDIC approval to sell portfolio of covered loans

11/05/18

The $263 million portfolio has been covered by a loss-share agreement since an investor group bought the failed BankUnited in 2009.

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