First Midwest Bancorp in Chicago taps new president


Mark Sander, who has been with the company since 2011, succeeded Michael Schudder, who remains chairman and CEO.


Navient must face Pa. lawsuit for alleged predatory lending


A U.S. District judge in Scranton denied the student lender's motion to dismiss the suit.


Wintrust's latest acquisition could present deposit opportunity


Chicago Deferred Exchange, which helps clients defer tax hits from property sales, had about $1 billion in deposit flows this year.


First Midwest increases scale around Chicago with latest deal


The company has agreed to by $145 million for Bridgeview Bancorp.


Changing of the guard at an Illinois bank


Larry Helling will take over next spring as CEO of the $4.8 billion-asset QCR Holdings, when Douglas Hultquist retires.


Advia Credit Union to buy small Illinois bank


The move allows the Michigan credit union to expand its operations in Illinois and southern Wisconsin.


First Midwest to buy Wisconsin wealth management firm


Northern Oak Wealth Management is a registered investment adviser with $800 million in assets under management.


Byline to enter new Chicago markets with Oak Park acquisition


The company will pay $42 million for Oak Park River Forest Bancshares.


First Busey to take big leap in St. Louis with latest acquisition


The Illinois company will become one of the area's top 10 banks after buying Bank of Edwardsville.


Huntington to buy investment bank with public finance focus


Hutchinson, Shockey, Erley & Co. in Chicago focuses exclusively on municipal securities.