M&A

Carolina Financial in S.C. is latest out-of-state bank to expand in North Carolina

06/12/17

The company agreed to pay $162 million to buy First South Bancorp in Washington, N.C. It is the fifth time this year that a bank in North Carolina has agreed to sell to a buyer from another state.

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QCR to bulk up in central Iowa

06/09/17

The Illinois company agreed to pay $44 million to buy Guaranty Bank, the biggest institution based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

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These banks could be for sale

06/08/17

Here are 10 banks the investment banking firm KBW says are ripe M&A targets because they are in hot markets, face various growth challenges that make them vulnerable or have private-equity owners looking to cash out.

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Struggling Indian-American bank finds a buyer

06/08/17

BCB Bancorp will pay $20 million for Indus American Bank, a New Jersey institution that focuses on the South Asian-American business community. Indus American lost a total of $2.5 million in 2015 and 2016.

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Deal will beef up Glacier's presence in Colorado

06/07/17

The Montana company has agreed to buy Columbine Capital in a deal that will add five branches and $330 million in loans in Colorado.

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Spain's Popular was on verge of failure before takeover deal: ECB

06/07/17

Banco Santander stepped in to take over stricken rival Banco Popular Espanol in a deal brokered by regulators that imposes billions of losses on investors.

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Banco Santander to the rescue; Cordray in contempt?

06/07/17

Spain's largest bank to pay a little over a dollar to save troubled domestic rival Banco Popular; House finance committee says CFPB director dragged his feet on Wells phony accounts scandal.

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Proxy challenge at Wayne Savings fails by narrow margin

06/06/17

Stilwell Group, which has been pressuring the Ohio company to sell itself, fell 36,000 votes shy of taking a board seat.

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Otting to be named comptroller; Wells disrespected

06/06/17

President to name former One West lieutenant to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to head OCC; Wells plunges to number 100 from seventh in Barron's rankings of most respected public companies.

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JPMorgan's Dimon aiming for China venture with full control

06/05/17

JPMorgan Chase Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon, who in December agreed to exit a minority-owned Chinese investment-banking joint venture, said the U.S. bank is seeking to find a new structure that would eventually give it full control.

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