georgia

Justice Dept. asks United Community for PPP documents

06/02/20

The Georgia company said the agency is looking at its policies for paying, or withholding, Paycheck Protection Program fees to borrowers' agents.

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6 key Senate races for bankers to watch

05/29/20

Several Senate Banking Committee members from both parties are facing tough reelection challenges in a year when control of the entire chamber — and the banking policy agenda — may be up for grabs.

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Proposed Georgia bank secures conditional regulatory approval

05/20/20

Craft Bank, which plans to open this summer, is in the final stage of raising $30 million in initial capital.

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Organizers plan new bank in Georgia

03/26/20

A former market president for State Bank Financial would serve as CEO of the proposed Classic City Bank.

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Synovus out to prove increased spending will pay off

01/24/20

The Georgia bank's operating costs rose in the fourth quarter, but executives sought to assure shareholders that investments will produce revenue growth in the long run.

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Food delivery apps to blame for stressed restaurant loans: BankUnited

01/24/20

As more consumers order in using such services as Uber Eats and Grubhub, restaurants are selling fewer desserts, drinks and other high-margin items, said CEO Rajinder Singh.

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'Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity': Why Tennessee bank covets Atlanta

01/22/20

Terry Turner at Pinnacle Financial says big banks in the city, including Truist Financial and Wells Fargo, are "vulnerable" to new competitors.

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After bumpy 2019, Cadence CEO hopes for smoother ride in new year

12/24/19

Paul Murphy took full responsibility for a recent spike in charge-offs at the Houston company. His challenge in 2020 is keeping credit issues in check.

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Pinnacle hires Synovus exec to open first office in Atlanta

12/19/19

The Tennessee company said that Rob Garcia will be in charge of building a commercial banking team in the city.

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First Bancshares to enter southern Georgia with acquisition

12/18/19

The Mississippi company will also top $4 billion in assets when it buys Southwest Georgia Financial.

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