Regional banks

Hold the champagne: First Republic CEO to stay on for another 3 years

05/10/17

James Herbert, 72, has once again postponed retirement. The longtime CEO was scheduled to step down at yearend, but the company says he will remain at the helm through 2020.

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First Horizon bets on SIFI changes with blockbuster deal

05/04/17

First Horizon CEO Bryan Jordan explains why he thinks policymakers will change the $50 billion asset cutoff and justify the regional bank's big acquisition.

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CIBC's PrivateBancorp deal under fire (again)

05/01/17

The value of CIBC's offer for PrivateBancorp in Chicago had dropped by $3 per share as of late last week due to the decline in CIBC’s stock price in recent weeks, one shareholder advisory firm said ahead of a shareholder vote next week. Another advisory firm endorses the deal.

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Higher expenses soften gains at Investors Bancorp

04/28/17

The New Jersey company's profit growth was constrained by an 11% increase in compensation and benefits and an 85% jump in consulting fees tied to compliance and other issues.

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BBVA Compass’ profits spike on rising rates, energy sector recovery

04/27/17

The Sun Belt lender also increased fee income and kept expenses down in the first quarter.

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Why bank M&A cooled in 1Q and won't get hot anytime soon

04/24/17

Forecasts for better times ahead in banking have sellers wanting more and buyers pursuing less.

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Associated Banc-Corp. hits growth targets, reports CRA upgrade

04/20/17

The Wisconsin regional's profits rose 35% in the first quarter on healthy loan growth, wider margins and an improved efficiency ratio while saying its "satisfactory" CRA rating had been restored.

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Midsize banks on Dodd-Frank relief: Raise the asset thresholds

04/13/17

In an interview, CEOs for midsize banks said they are hopeful for a bipartisan Dodd-Frank Act reform bill that eases regulatory requirements for institutions with assets of more than $10 billion.

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The real-world impact of Dodd-Frank, stress tests and other regs

04/04/17

In his annual letter to shareholders, M&T Bank chief Robert Wilmers laid out in compelling detail how government policies intended to protect American families have ultimately stymied economic growth.

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One-size-fits-all rulemaking hurts regional banks: M&T’s Wilmers

04/04/17

Because the fates of banks and the communities they serve are so intertwined, the regulatory impacts borne by regional banks are inextricably linked to the repercussions experienced by their customers.

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