M&A

Volunteer recruitment struggles push small Pa. credit union to merge

10/21/20

State College FCU is seeking member approval to fold into Horizon CU, citing ongoing challenges finding members to serve on its board of directors and supervisory committee.

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Pike Teachers in Alabama to merge into Guardian Credit Union

10/20/20

The combined institution will serve almost 75,000 members with nearly $660 million in assets.

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CIT chief Ellen Alemany set to receive large bonus from First Citizens merger

10/20/20

The veteran executive will receive a $13 million lump-sum payment if she stays with the North Carolina company for two years after the deal closes.

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Ex-Trump adviser Cohn predicts bleak future for community banks

10/19/20

Gary Cohn, former head of the Trump administration’s National Economic Council and onetime top executive at Goldman Sachs, says technological changes will continue to make it harder for smaller financial institutions to compete and force many to be sold.

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Regulators close Florida bank in third failure of 2020

10/16/20

First City Bank of Florida had suffered “longstanding capital and asset quality issues” that were unrelated to the pandemic, the FDIC said.

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Nonbank acquisitions pay off for Citizens

10/16/20

Strong mortgage and capital markets activity helped offset credit costs and one-time items in the third quarter at Citizens Financial Group. In a period of low rates, CEO Bruce Van Saun says he’d like to buy more fee-generating businesses.

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What’s behind the unlikely First Citizens-CIT deal

10/16/20

The family-owned bank from the South and the New York commercial lender each would fill a clear need for the other. First Citizens would gain business lending expertise and an online deposit-gathering platform, and CIT would get the cheap deposits it coveted.

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First Citizens to buy CIT for $2.2 billion

10/16/20

The combined company would be the nation's 19th-largest bank with roughly $110 billion of assets.

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Merger would broaden Nuvision’s reach in Wyoming

10/15/20

The Southern California-based credit union would add a fourth branch in the Cowboy State if members of the merging credit union approve the deal.

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South State agrees to buy national brokerage company

10/15/20

Duncan-Williams, which serves institutional clients, will help South State expand its correspondent lending operations.

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