Truist defers more cost cuts to 2022


The company has revised its near-term forecasts for reducing expenses, citing delayed branch closings and a decision to spend more time testing systems ahead of conversion and integration.


Truist rivals eager to poach clients but will have to wait


For small regionals like Atlantic Union and F.N.B., the biggest opportunity to snag customers will come when the rebranding of BB&T and SunTrust branches begins next year.


Q2 buys PrecisionLender for $510 million


PrecisionLender, the digital banking software vendor's largest acquisition to date, sells sales coaching software.


Fintech acquisition targets bank accounting software market


AvidXchange is expanding its outreach to lenders with its purchase of BankTEL, which currently does business with 20% of U.S. banks.


Another former mutual is being sold to a credit union


3Rivers Federal Credit Union in Indiana will pay about $38 million for West End Bank.


Credit union-bank merger wave reaches Arizona


Arizona Federal Credit Union said its deal to buy Pinnacle Bank is the first of its kind in the Grand Canyon State.


Step on it: Banks pressured to speed up merger integrations


Rising premiums and lenghty earn-back periods have made investors more skeptical than ever about M&A. So the sooner banks are able to convert systems and rebrand, the sooner they'll be able to meet the promised cost-cutting and revenue targets.


Abigail Mrozinski, Wilmington Trust | Most Powerful Women: Next


When M&T Bank was acquiring Wilmington Trust in 2011, it tapped into Abigail Mrozinski's deep understanding of its newly added wealth business to help the merger go smoothly.


'Should we have banks of this size being formed?': Inside the BB&T-SunTrust deal


M&A editor Paul Davis explores the practical and political implications of the proposed merger between BB&T and SunTrust.


Digital arms race key driver in BB&T-SunTrust deal


The merged bank would set up an innovation and technology center in Charlotte as part of its bid to compete better against the largest institutions and fintech startups.