M&A

Docking Bancshares in Kansas to buy Midland Financial

10/16/19

The deal will create a nearly $500 million-asset bank.

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Brodhead Bancshares in Wisconsin buys neighboring bank

10/15/19

The acquisition of Farmers & Merchants Bank created a bank with more than $200 million in assets.

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'Let's play a drinking game': Comments of the week

10/10/19

Readers react to whether the next presidential debate will discuss banking, how California's financial policies are bleeding into other blue states, suggested reforms to the Community Reinvestment Act and more.

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Bosshard Financial to reach $1B in assets after McFarland State purchase

10/07/19

The Wisconsin company will have 15 branches in its home state after completing the acquisition.

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Sterling in N.Y. continues to reshape its loan book with acquisitions

10/07/19

The company has agreed to buy a portfolio of commercial loans from Santander Bank.

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Are small banks doing enough to counter margin pressure?

10/07/19

Community banks will likely face questions about mortgage lending, deposit gathering and M&A during earnings calls.

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More research needed into why banks decide to sell, regulators say

10/03/19

The factors that drive small banks to accept acquisition offers and the impact those decisions have on their communities must be better understood, according to the Fed’s Michelle Bowman and the FDIC’s Jelena McWilliams.

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Glacier to significantly increase scale in Arizona with State Bank deal

10/01/19

The Montana will pay $135 million for a bank with 10 branches in seven Arizona markets.

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First United in Maryland faces more pressure to sell

10/01/19

A second activist investor is pushing the company's board to find a buyer.

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First Federal parent announces merger with Cincinnati mutual

09/27/19

Warsaw Federal will keep its name and charter after joining First Mutual Holding in Lakewood, Ohio.

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