M&A

Nicolet quickly announces another Wisconsin acquisition

03/02/20

The company agreed to buy Advantage Community Bancshares weeks after announcing a deal for Commerce Financial.

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CFPB case hearing ahead; Amex accused of aggressive sign-up tactics

03/02/20

The Supreme Court will hear arguments on the agency’s structure; the company, desperate after losing Costco’s business, allegedly pressured and misled applicants.

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Bremer Bank says it's not for sale. Its biggest investor begs to differ.

02/28/20

The Minnesota bank is locked a bitter legal battle to preserve its independence. Its foe? The charitable organization set up by its founder.

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Morgan Stanley CFO: E-Trade deal to aid 2021 stress test

02/27/20

E-Trade could add about 30 basis points to a key capital ratio once the deal closes, Jonathan Pruzan says.

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Goldman CEO says his firm doesn't need a deal like E-Trade

02/27/20

David Solomon says he isn't feeling any pressure from Morgan Stanley's latest move.

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Credit union-bank M&A has slowed. Is it a trend, or just a pause?

02/27/20

Credit unions could be feeling some of the heat from critics of their bank takeovers, or simply gearing up for another round of activity.

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Regions to buy equipment finance firm Ascentium

02/27/20

The acquisition of the Texas-based lender will help Regions expand its offerings to small businesses while adding about $2 billion of loans to the bank's balance sheet.

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Stepping in where banks are pulling back

02/27/20

When small banks leave the community, it makes sense for credit unions to fill the void.

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CenterState, South State took parallel paths to a merger

02/26/20

The companies spent much of the past decade completing smaller deals that created complementary footprints in the Southeast.

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Veteran banker forms company to buy two Tennessee community banks

02/26/20

Lineage Financial Network, led by former Franklin Financial CEO Richard Herrington, plans to acquire Sumner Bank and Citizens Bank.

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