Regional banks

Iberiabank deal ‘on track,’ First Horizon chief says

01/17/20

The Southeast banks expect to complete their merger by midyear, hit their savings targets and still be able to invest in growth, according to Bryan Jordan.

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U.S. Bancorp counting on fee businesses to drive growth in 2020

01/15/20

A tough fourth quarter seemed to foreshadow challenges in the year ahead for the nation’s fifth-largest bank.

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PNC learns the downside of paying cash bonuses to new customers

01/15/20

CEO William Demchak said the bank has witnessed "a lot of mischief" among customers who open checking accounts to collect bonuses and then never use the accounts again.

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What's pushing U.S. banks deeper into ESG

01/13/20

Stateside banks are starting to play catch-up to banks worldwide that are incorporating environmental, social and governance factors into their underwriting. Pressure from big shareholders is a driving force.

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Truist unveils logo that emphasizes high-touch, high-tech focus

01/13/20

The regional bank, formed from the merger of BB&T and SunTrust, will begin marketing its new brand in conjunction with next month’s Super Bowl.

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Truist innovation lab will put customers at center of product development

01/07/20

Clients will have an active role in testing new products and services at the regional giant formed by the merger of BB&T and SunTrust, says Chairman and CEO Kelly King.

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6 takeaways from bank M&A in 2019

01/05/20

Though there were several high-profile mergers of equals among bigger banks, deal activity rose only slightly, and the vast majority of transactions involved the smallest of institutions. Here's an overview of those trends and others that stood out in bank dealmaking last year.

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Changing of the guard a frequent occurrence in bank compliance

01/03/20

Banks had the highest turnover of chief compliance officers among the 100 largest financial services firms in the world, according to a recent study. Recruiters say that’s a function of changing job demands, high pressure and poaching by fintechs — plus old-fashioned demographics.

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Comerica CEO won’t rule out acquisitions

01/02/20

While his focus is on organic growth in Texas and California, Curt Farmer says he would consider a deal in those states if the right one comes along.

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Why the C&I slowdown is likely to persist in 2020

12/31/19

Political uncertainty, sector-specific concerns as well as interest rate and labor trends may continue to depress commercial and industrial lending in the coming months.

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