M&A

Reg burden forces community bank to unload CLO business

03/31/17

Triumph Bancorp in Texas agreed to sell its CLO management firm just months after new risk retention rules kicked in.

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Former Yadkin chief leaves just days after company's sale to F.N.B.

03/31/17

Scott Custer resigned as a director and paid consultant to F.N.B. days after the Pittsburgh company bought Yadkin to enter North Carolina.

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CIBC boosts offer for PrivateBancorp to $4.9 billion

03/30/17

The revised offer is 20% higher than the initial bid, which amounted to a discount after bank stocks soared following the November elections.

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Mid Penn to buy Scottdale Bank in Pennsylvania

03/30/17

Mid Penn agreed to pay $59 million for Scottdale Bank in a deal that is expected to close in the third quarter.

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CRA downgrade is least of Wells Fargo's problems

03/29/17

Low scores make it harder for banks to get regulatory OKs to expand, but Wells is in retrenchment mode anyway.

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First Bank to buy Bucks County Bank in Pennsylvania

03/29/17

First Bank, based in New Jersey, will pay about $27 million for Bucks County Bank in a deal that is expected to close in the third quarter.

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Is Home Bancshares pressing luck in Florida with deal No. 13?

03/28/17

The Arkansas company has bought 12 banks in Florida since 2010, and its CEO said he had coveted Stonegate for years before agreeing to buy it this week. Yet there is nagging talk about a new bubble in the Sunshine State.

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Bank M&A holds steady as pricing ticks up

03/28/17

The number of deals in early 2017 was similar to the same period last year, though the pricing has increased. Also see which M&A advisers were the most active for each region during 2016 in our annual ranking.

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Home BancShares to buy Stonegate in Fla. for $778M

03/27/17

The deal is Home BancShares’ second in Florida in less than five months and would let the Arkansas company further solidify its presence in the Sunshine State.

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Wash. bank expanding to Oregon in $16M deal

03/24/17

Northwest Bancorp in Spokane said it has agreed to acquire the $131.1 million-asset CenterPointe Community Bank in Hood River, Ore.

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