Vernon Hill’s back in New York, and the playbook looks familiar


A lot has changed since Hill first entered the city, but he is determined to stick with the branch-dependent strategy he relied on before his ouster from Commerce Bank a decade ago.


Pittsburgh banks brace for BofA, JPMorgan


PNC, which has been the city's dominant bank for decades, and other local banks could face pressure as industry heavyweights expand in the market.


ACNB agrees to buy Frederick County Bancorp in Maryland


The $60 million acquisition will allow ACNB, which is based in Pennsylvania, to enter a new market.


Customers in Pa. warns of earnings hit after mortgage client shuts down


The bank said it could record a $7 million charge in the second quarter after the client unexpectedly closed in May.


Why F.N.B. remains on the M&A sidelines


The Pittsburgh regional, once among the most industry’s most active acquirers, hasn’t bought a bank in more than two years — and it’s in no rush to do so.


Can student lending lift BankMobile into the black?


The digital bank has grand ambitions for its new student loan refinancing platform as it looks to finally turn a profit for its parent company, Customers Bancorp.


Accept cash, credit card or mobile payment? Government wants a say


State and local officials have pushed back against retailers that don’t take cash, and now some are pressuring electric vehicle firms to expand payment options at charging stations.


S&T is Philadelphia bound after agreeing to buy DNB Financial


DNB had been facing pressure from an activist investor to consider selling itself.


Pennsylvania bank works to stem damage from CEO’s fraud arrest


While Noah Bank’s CEO has been accused of self-dealing in connection with SBA loans, its chairman says the directors had a succession plan ready to go and are rallying to rescue the bank’s reputation.


Fulton emerges from regulatory gantlet. Is M&A in its future?


Its CEO says organic growth is preferable, but after spending five years tackling a series of enforcement actions tied to BSA compliance, the Pennsylvania bank has options.