M&A

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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Merger costs take bite out of KeyCorp’s 4Q Profit

01/19/17

The Cleveland company also had a record quarter for its investment banking business.

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Business lending, acquisitions drive BB&T profit growth

01/19/17

Profit surged at BB&T in Winston-Salem, N.C., during the fourth quarter, driven by various acquisitions and growth in business lending.

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F.N.B. buoyed by organic loan growth, M&A

01/18/17

The Pittsburgh company was aided by high-single-digit organic loan growth in addition to an acquisition that was completed in February.

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Renasant to buy Metropolitan BancGroup in Mississippi

01/18/17

The $190 million deal would push Renasant above the $10 billion-asset regulatory threshold.

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Bank of the Ozarks strengthens margins after M&A deals

01/17/17

Asset quality remained solid as the Little Rock company improved loan-to-deposit, efficiency ratios last quarter following two major bank acquisitions.

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For First Horizon, bigger is better when scouting bank deals

01/13/17

The company would prefer buying banks with $5 billion to $10 billion in assets unless it finds an appealing alternative in a strategic market such as Raleigh or Nashville.

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The anti-laundering penalty box

01/13/17

Violations of Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money-laundering compliance remains a hot topic for financial institutions as regulators can bar them from branch building and bank acquisitions. Here are some notable regulatory actions that are still unresolved.

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