Regional banks

The trade-offs in a N.J. bank's out-of-state expansion plan

07/27/17

Valley National's latest acquisition would make it a much bigger player in Florida and provide a platform to write more auto loans. Both markets present attractive returns but high risks.

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Why midsize buyers could set pace for bank consolidation

07/21/17

Associated Banc-Corp is the latest industry welterweight to get back into M&A. That should benefit larger sellers that have watched the bigger regionals sit idle in the last couple of years.

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Regions’ profit grows on credit quality improvement

07/21/17

The Birmingham, Ala., bank has been cutting exposure to indirect auto, multifamily and medical office lending, categories it deems high-risk.

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Huntington's profit rises on FirstMerit deal, efficiency efforts

07/21/17

The Ohio company also reported that credit quality metrics remain well within its targeted range.

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More lending, lower provision provide lift to SunTrust's earnings

07/21/17

Increased dealings in direct consumer lending and guaranteed student loans offset a decline in mortgage-related income. A lower loan-loss provision also helped the bottom line.

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Merger expenses cut into profits at People’s United

07/20/17

But the Connecticut company says the efficiencies of its recent acquisition of Suffolk Bancorp will begin to be realized soon.

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Associated to buy Bank Mutual in merger of large Wisconsin banks

07/20/17

The $482 million deal would be Associated's first bank acquisition since June 2007.

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F.N.B. set to play offense in North Carolina

07/20/17

The Pittsburgh company, pleased with employee and client retention from its March purchase of Yadkin Financial, is looking to hire lenders from other institutions.

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Take that, doubters: KeyCorp accelerates earn-back period for First Niagara

07/20/17

The Cleveland company, once criticized for an initial six-year forecast, now believes it will only take four years to rebuild its tangible book value.

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Regional banks push bill to replace SIFI asset threshold with risk score

07/20/17

Regional banks are hoping that recent comments by Fed Chair Janet Yellen can add fuel to their efforts to replace the $50 billion asset threshold for systemically important banks with a regulatory indicator test.

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