M&T Bank

M&T expects C&I lending to drive growth in 2019

01/17/19

Demand for commercial loans surged in the fourth quarter and executives at the Buffalo company see the momentum continuing in the new year.

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Ex-Wilmington Trust president gets six years for hiding bad loans

12/18/18

Richard Harra was also fined $300,000 for painting a false picture of the bank’s financial health at the height of the financial crisis.

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Regional banks are spending heavily on tech. Is it enough?

11/20/18

Are midsize banks in position to disrupt, or are they investing billions in technology because they can’t afford not to?

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M&T names former Humana, Target exec to lead retail bank

11/20/18

Christopher Kay will oversee the Buffalo, N.Y., bank's branch and ATM networks as well as development of products and services that seek to mimic the cutting-edge offerings of other industries.

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Regional banks defend tech spending as revenue worries mount

10/17/18

Executives are reluctant to pull back on their big investments in technology, arguing they must stay competitive and that they have flexibility in other areas to trim costs if growth begins to stagnate.

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M&T's profit aided by lower expenses, higher interest rates

10/17/18

Total loans fell, but earnings soared thanks to wider margins, a smaller loan provision and fewer legal costs now that the Wilmington Trust probe is settled.

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Why regional bank CEOs are lukewarm on more M&A

07/19/18

While the regulatory environment is more accommodating for big deals, many regionals still have their reasons for staying on the sidelines.

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Lending slumps at M&T

07/18/18

Repayments on acquired residential mortgage loans were the main reason, but other bottom-line boosters more than made up for that, the Buffalo, N.Y., bank said in reporting second-quarter results.

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Can airport branches be more than expensive billboards?

06/26/18

The rents are steep and they don't generate much revenue, but some banks believe that airport branches still have a role to play in their retail strategies — particularly as advice centers.

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One size fits none in quest to define ideal bank board

06/13/18

Everyone agrees good corporate governance involves a board that is just the “right” size and has a “good mix” of knowledgeable insiders and independent watchdogs. But setting bright-line rules for banks as varied as M&T, Wells Fargo and Eastern Bank is hard.

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