Growth strategies

Ronald Paul retires as Eagle Bancorp CEO, citing health issue

03/21/19

Paul, one of American Banker's Community Bankers of the Year in 2012, made Eagle a formidable Washington-area institution.

[more]

Is this the real reason big banks have upper hand in deposit growth?

03/20/19

Big banks’ edge lies in their sizable presence in faster-growing cities, not any unfair structural or regulatory advantages, according to a new report by the Bank Policy Institute, which represents large financial services companies. Community banks beg to differ.

[more]

First of Long Island taps insider as next CEO

03/20/19

Christopher Becker will succeed Michael Vittorio in January.

[more]

Will banks turn the tables and buy credit unions?

03/19/19

More than 20 banks have been sold to credit unions. A prominent banking lawyer made the case at this year's ICBA convention that banks can become more aggressive acquirers.

[more]

BB&T-SunTrust deal came together with remarkable speed

03/11/19

It took less than six months to hammer out the biggest bank merger in more than a decade, and the price was one of the last things discussed, according to a new federal filing.

[more]

Mercantil in South Florida adds OCC alumnus to board

03/07/19

John Quill, a former deputy comptroller, had a key role deciding which banks could participate in the Troubled Asset Relief Program.

[more]

BancorpSouth announces acquisitions in Florida, Texas

03/06/19

The Mississippi company will pay more than $200 million for the parent companies of Texas Star Bank and Summit Bank.

[more]

First Defiance in Ohio hires outsider to run its bank

03/05/19

Vince Liuzzi previously served as chief banking officer at DNB First in Pennsylvania.

[more]

Banc of California hires CEO with specialty lending, M&A experience

03/05/19

Jared Wolff, a former PacWest executive, had been the general counsel at City National Bank.

[more]

UMB to buy corporate trust business in Iowa

03/05/19

The company will open its first office in Iowa after buying the business from Bankers Trust.

[more]