M&A

Wells may be poised to settle; Dissecting Morgan Stanley, E-Trade deal

02/21/20

The bank could announce as early as Friday a deal on charges it wronged customers; the acquisition allows Morgan Stanley to compete in retail banking.

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With E-Trade deal, Morgan Stanley moves deeper into consumer banking

02/20/20

The Wall Street giant will inherit some $56 billion of low-cost deposits that will allow it to offer more traditional banking products to its wealth management clients.

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What LendingClub and Radius saw in each other

02/20/20

The heads of the two companies explain how the deal came about, what hurdles they face and how they plan to mash up their very different operations.

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Morgan Stanley buying discount broker E*Trade for $13 billion

02/20/20

The all-stock takeover would add E*Trade’s $360 billion of client assets to Morgan Stanley’s $2.7 trillion.

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Morgan Stanley to buy E*Trade; ING CEO named to head UBS

02/20/20

$13 billion deal will get Morgan Stanley "ready for prime time"; Ralph Hamers will replace Sergio Ermotti later this year.

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Home BancShares in Ark. making bigger push into marine lending

02/19/20

The company will nearly double the amount of marine loans on its books after buying a division from People's United.

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Is Ally's leap into subprime credit cards worth the risk?

02/19/20

Investors are reacting skeptically to the auto lender's deal to acquire CardWorks for $2.65 billion.

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LendingClub deal could spur more fintech-bank mergers

02/19/20

The challenge for other fintechs will be to find banks that are as compatible as Radius Bank, an online-only lender, is for LendingClub.

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Ally to pay $2.6B for unsecured lender CardWorks

02/18/20

CardWorks also specializes in non-prime credit cards and loans for recreational and marine vehicles.

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LendingClub to acquire Radius Bancorp for $185 million

02/18/20

The online lender's deal for Boston-based Radius would be the first in history in which a fintech buys a mainstream bank.

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