Investments

Va. bank raises $39M after two years of significant loan growth

05/17/18

Total loans at Old Dominion National Bank have tripled since 2016.

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Grameen America eyes banks in ambitious push to expand microlending effort

03/01/18

The nonprofit is turning to banks and social impact investors to support a newly created fund designed to significantly increase the size of its loan portfolio over five years.

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Investor groups buying large stake in Bank Leumi USA

01/22/18

MSD Capital, which manages the assets of Michael Dell, and Endicott Management will pay $141 million for a 15% stake in the U.S. unit of Israel's Bank Leumi.

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Where fintech dollars will go in 2018

12/26/17

Banks plan to spend more on blockchain and AI in the coming year, and appear willing to explore new technology partnerships.

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Dutch State sells stake of about $1.8 billion in ABN Amro

09/15/17

The Dutch government sold a third stake in ABN Amro Group NV, taking advantage of a rally in the shares of the nationalized lender.

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Fintech’s future is in the back end

05/10/17

The consumer banking experience still needs work. But instead of investing money in consumer-facing products, we must invest in critical yet less sexy infrastructure improvements.

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The hazards of consumer choice in banking

03/31/17

Policymakers speak of expanding consumer choice, but for the vast majority of borrowers and investors, standardizing choices that make the most financial sense has greater merit.

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