Massachusetts

Mass. mutual planning second-step conversion

06/06/19

Provident Bancorp, one of the nation's oldest active banks, is setting the stage to become a fully stock-owned company.

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Berkshire Hills exiting national mortgages, indirect auto

04/30/19

The Boston company gained the mortgage platform when it bought First Choice in 2017.

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Century founder Marshall Sloane remembered for banking savvy, lending discipline

04/09/19

Sloane, who died on Saturday, refused to bulk up on commercial real estate loans, a move that helped him survive two severe economic downturns.

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Cambridge Savings forms asset-based lending business

04/02/19

The Massachusetts mutual hired two former bankers from Blue Hills Bancorp, which was recently sold to Independent Bank.

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Massachusetts assembles fintech panel after crypto crackdown

03/07/19

Digital-asset companies will try to develop a less adversarial relationship with the state's securities regulator, who stopped several startups from selling digital currencies as investments.

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HarborOne in Mass. plans second-step conversion

03/05/19

The former credit union will shed its mutual status when it becomes a fully stock-owned company.

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Hometown strikes again with deal for Mass. thrift

02/27/19

Hometown, which agreed to buy Millbury Savings Bank, has already completed one acquisition this year and has another pending.

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Serial acquirer's new chief is taking a break from bank deals

02/22/19

Richard Marotta, who became Berkshire Hills' CEO after his predecessor's abrupt resignation, says his top priorities are squeezing more profit from existing operations and improving corporate culture.

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Inside the bank deal that survived after a CEO quit

02/12/19

Rheo Brouillard, the head of SI Financial, finally had a solid offer in hand after more than two years of searching for a buyer. But the resignation 10 days later of the man who made him that offer — Berkshire Hills’ Michael Daly — sent Brouillard scrambling.

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Massachusetts mutual gains executive talent with latest merger

02/06/19

Hometown Financial will merge Abington Bank into Pilgrim Bank. The combined bank will be run by Andrew Raczka, Abington's CEO.

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