Synovus out to prove increased spending will pay off


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.


Food delivery apps to blame for stressed restaurant loans: BankUnited


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.


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


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


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


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.


Pinnacle hires Synovus exec to open first office in Atlanta


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


First Bancshares to enter southern Georgia with acquisition


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


Former MidSouth chief named CFO of Oconee in Georgia


Jim McLemore has a new job just three months after orchestrating MidSouth's sale to Hancock Whitney.


Another new bank proposed for Atlanta


Organizers have applied to form Craft Bank. If successful, the bank would become the third to open in the Atlanta area in recent years.


Capital City in Florida to buy majority stake in mortgage lender


The company will significantly boost its origination volume after buying 51% of BrandMortgage.


Three takeaways from regulators' approval of the BB&T-SunTrust merger


The smooth and relatively short process should be encouraging to other big banks that are eyeing deals. But their window of opportunity may not last long.