M&A

Wintrust to buy assets, liabilities of Montana mortgage company

02/16/17

The deal with American Homestead Mortgage will allow Wintrust Mortgage to move into northern Montana.

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Biggest investor in Fla.’s Seacoast plans to slash stake

02/15/17

CapGen, once a vocal critic of management, will cut its holdings to as little as 3% of shares outstanding.

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Bank stocks hit milestones; SoftBank to buy Fortress Investment

02/15/17

Stocks of big banks have now largely recovered from their financial crisis lows; the big Japanese tech and telecom company plans to buy the $70 billion asset manager.

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Secondary Offering Planned for Seacoast in Fla.

02/14/17

The bank and one of its investors are planning a sale of common stock that could help fund growth initiatives.

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Inside a bank’s call to be an M&A buyer and seller at the same time

02/14/17

Not every bank could simultaneously make and entertain acquisition offers like Pacific Continental did, but its story highlights hard questions facing financial institutions in a consolidating industry.

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Progress Financial to buy First Partners Financial in Alabama

02/14/17

Progress will pay $42 million to expand in Birmingham, Ala., adding branches in a market where it hired a lending team last year.

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Management shuffle at Peapack-Gladstone in N.J.

02/14/17

The bank has shifted Chief Operating Officer Finn Caspersen Jr. to chief strategic officer and hired Robert Plante to succeed him as COO.

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Heartland expanding in Colorado by agreeing to buy Citywide Banks

02/14/17

Heartland will gain 12 branches around Denver and Boulder after it buys the $1.4 billion-asset Citywide.

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Banc of California taps another investor to joins its board

02/10/17

Kirk Wycoff of Patriot Financial Partners will soon join PL Capital's Richard Lashley on the California company's board.

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FB Financial to buy two privately held banks in Tennessee

02/09/17

Clayton Bank and American City Bank are owned by Clayton HC and have a combined $1.2 billion in assets.

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