Growth strategies

Will Iberiabank's no-premium deal touch off big-bank M&A wave?

11/12/19

The Louisiana company's willingness to combine with First Horizon without a big initial payday is fueling talk that other banks could be keen on selling at relatively inexpensive prices.

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Bank M&A in 2019: Pace up, premiums down

11/11/19

Dealmaking through early November is slightly ahead of last year's clip thanks to a recent flurry of merger announcements. However, excluding BB&T-SunTrust, values and multiples are shrinking.

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Central Illinois community banks agree to merge

11/04/19

Tri County Financial will pay an undisclosed amount for H.F. Gehant Bancorp.

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BB&T-SunTrust effect at play in First Horizon deal

11/04/19

First Horizon and Iberiabank solidified their resolve after BB&T and SunTrust announced their merger. Bryan Jordan, First Horizon's CEO, says he's convinced the earlier deal is having a similar influence at other regional banks.

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Michigan bill would bring DMV services to the branch

11/04/19

Credit unions and banks in the Great Lakes State could soon offer driver's license renewal and related services.

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First Horizon to buy Iberiabank in one of year's biggest bank mergers

11/04/19

The acquisition will create a Southeastern regional with $75 billion in assets across 11 states.

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Western Alliance's president resigns

11/01/19

The Phoenix company did not provide a reason why James Haught, who was also chief operating officer, left.

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Santander joins crowded field of online deposit gathering

11/01/19

The Boston bank’s online money market account won’t start until later next year, and many rivals have already beaten it to the punch. But the window for new entrants is still open provided they do certain things right, experts say.

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SmartFinancial returns to M&A with Progressive Savings purchase

10/30/19

The Tennessee company, which was outbid in an effort to buy a North Carolina bank earlier this year, will pay $41 million for a branch network in the middle part of its home state.

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Northwest Bancshares entering Indiana with latest bank acquisition

10/29/19

The Pennsylvania company will pay $346 million for MutualFirst Financial.

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