Illinois

First Midwest Bancorp in Chicago taps new president

01/18/19

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

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Navient must face Pa. lawsuit for alleged predatory lending

12/18/18

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

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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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