M&A

Chicago-area bank's IPO sets stage for acquisitions

06/20/17

Byline Bancorp's decision to go public sends a message that it plans to dangle a more liquid stock in front of potential sellers. It also provides a way for certain shareholders to cash out.

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What’s in store for the nation’s newest regional bank

06/16/17

Pinnacle Financial Partners closed in on $20 billion in assets by buying BNC. It now has to integrate the North Carolina bank, while finding ways to boost profit and adapt to increased regulatory burden.

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Big banks and regionals strategize for the second half of 2017

06/15/17

With the first half of 2017 drawing to a close, bank executives gathered this week at the Morgan Stanley Financial Services conference to discuss their companies’ performance thus far and, more important, outline their priorities for the rest of the year and beyond. Here are some of the highlights.

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First Foundation in Calif. does first bank deal in two years

06/15/17

Adding Community 1st Bank would help it expand in northern California.

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State Bank in Ga. to enter asset-based lending with AloStar purchase

06/15/17

AloStar, based in Birmingham, Ala., was formed following the 2011 failure of Nexity Bank.

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Highflying mortgage firm buys struggling black-owned bank

06/14/17

Movement Mortgage, which is looking to ramp up lending, recently recapitalized First State Bank in Danville, Va.

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Signature Bank may seek buyer for taxi loan book

06/14/17

Amid a sharp rise in delinquencies, Signature may try to sell all or parts its $603 million taxi medallion loan portfolio.

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Why growth-minded banks are feeling Denver's pull

06/14/17

The city is booming thanks to its rising population, revitalized downtown and diverse economy, attracting bank buyers and de novo interest.

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Horizon's latest acquisition to provide push into N. Michigan

06/14/17

The Indiana company will pay $92 million for Wolverine Bancorp

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BB&T eyes more insurance agency acquisitions

06/13/17

CEO Kelly King also did not rule out a return to bank M&A now that BB&T has completed the integration of Susquehanna Bancshares and National Penn Bancshares.

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