M&A

Bank M&A's super shoppers

05/08/17

The post-election rally in banking stocks has given certain buyers the ability to make acquisitions that would add to tangible book value, perhaps making it easier for them to pursue more deals.

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Guaranty Bank collapse marks second failure in two weeks

05/05/17

Guaranty Bank & Trust in Milwaukee was shut down by federal regulators Friday, just a week after one of the costliest failures since the crisis.

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Seacoast to buy Palm Beach Community Bank in Florida

05/05/17

Seacoast will pay $71 million in cash and stock in a deal that is expected to close in the third quarter.

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First Horizon bets on SIFI changes with blockbuster deal

05/04/17

First Horizon CEO Bryan Jordan explains why he thinks policymakers will change the $50 billion asset cutoff and justify the regional bank's big acquisition.

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CIBC boosts PrivateBancorp offer, lifting cash portion by 12%

05/04/17

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce increased its offer for PrivateBancorp Inc. by $3 a share in cash to offset the decline in the bidder's stock price.

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First Horizon to buy Capital Bank in N.C. for $2.2 billion

05/04/17

The acquisition will make the Tennessee company one of the biggest banks in the Southeast with more than $40 billion in assets.

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Why this banker is a buyer in a state filled with sellers

05/03/17

Richard Moore, CEO of First Bancorp in North Carolina, believes he can unlock more shareholder value through acquisitions and by taking advantage of disruption elsewhere.

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Citizens Financial to buy M&A advisory firm in Cleveland

05/02/17

The regional bank has a deal to acquire Western Reserve Partners, which offers merger-advisory services to midsize companies.

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Guaranty in Texas to become publicly traded — again

05/02/17

The company, which delisted from the Nasdaq in 2005, is looking to raise up to $64 million through an initial public offering.

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First Bancorp to buy ASB Bancorp in N.C.

05/01/17

First Bancorp has emerged as one of the few consolidators in North Carolina at a time when many other banks in the state have opted to sell.

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