M&A

New York Community still hunting for a large acquisition

01/25/17

The company wants a big deal to help push it over $50 billion of assets, at which point it will be considered systematically important.

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First Merchants to buy Arlington Bank in Ohio

01/25/17

First Merchants in Muncie, Ind., has agreed to buy Arlington Bank in Upper Arlington, Ohio.

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Investors Bancorp, Bank of Princeton call off planned merger

01/24/17

The deal had been delayed since Investors had been hit with a BSA-related regulatory order.

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Banc of California investor wants company to consider selling

01/24/17

Legion Partners said it has “serious concerns” about the company’s disclosure of inaccurate information.

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How poor communication killed a bank deal

01/24/17

Heritage Oaks in California ended talks with an unnamed institution when it couldn't get a response on a regulatory concern.

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Simmons First to buy First Texas BHC for $462M

01/24/17

The deal comes on the heels of Simmons’ agreement to buy Southwest Bancorp in Oklahoma.

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Hope Bancorp to buy U & I Financial in Seattle

01/23/17

The acquisition is the first for Hope since a transformative merger last year.

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Pinnacle to become small fish in the Carolinas with latest acquisition

01/23/17

To succeed, the Tennessee company must build on momentum created by BNC, the bank it just agreed to buy.

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Mortgage banking, M&A fuel profits at Wintrust Financial

01/19/17

Fourth-quarter profits at Wintrust Financial in Rosemont, Ill., climbed 54% to $54.6 million from a year earlier, helped largely by acquisitions and increases in mortgage banking and other fee income.

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M&T's profit rises on lower merger costs, higher CRE lending

01/19/17

Commercial real estate loan growth and the Hudson City acquisition fueled fourth-quarter profit growth at M&T Bank in Buffalo, N.Y.

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