Illinois

Wintrust's latest acquisition could present deposit opportunity

12/17/18

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

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First Midwest increases scale around Chicago with latest deal

12/07/18

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

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Changing of the guard at an Illinois bank

11/20/18

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

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Advia Credit Union to buy small Illinois bank

11/19/18

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

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First Midwest to buy Wisconsin wealth management firm

11/09/18

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

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Byline to enter new Chicago markets with Oak Park acquisition

10/18/18

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

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

08/22/18

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

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Huntington to buy investment bank with public finance focus

08/10/18

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

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Huntington to pick up Chicago muni brokerage in strategic growth play

08/09/18

Huntington Bancshares Inc. will acquire the Chicago-based municipal shop Hutchinson, Shockey, Erley & Co. as both look to broaden their public finance reach.

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Bank CEO's fire-and-rehire maneuver reaps windfall at taxpayer expense

07/19/18

A multimillion-dollar deal between Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Stephen Calk, the man who would later become Paul Manafort's banker, was supposed to deliver 400 new jobs to the city. Here's what really happened.

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