Regional banks

Truist rising: With megamerger done, pressure on to deliver


Cost cutting and systems integrations are short-term priorities, but over time CEO Kelly King and his heir apparent, Bill Rogers, will have to exploit the combined BB&T-SunTrust's revenue potential and prove the biggest post-crisis merger was a good idea.


Banker of the Year: Citizens Bank's Bruce Van Saun


Once struggling to remain relevant, the Providence, R.I., bank is now an industry standout. Inside the story of its resurgence.


Threat of negative rates has banks setting floors on loans


Many lenders are establishing a firm bottom on variable interest rates amid intense competition for commercial credits, rising deposit costs and the possibility that the Fed could take rates to unprecedented lows.


Would TD Bank benefit from a Schwab-Ameritrade deal?


Toronto-Dominion Bank would end up with a smaller stake in a larger brokerage if Schwab and TD Ameritrade combined. But it could parlay that stake into funds for a U.S. bank acquisition.


Banks top credit unions in customer satisfaction, survey finds


New American Customer Satisfaction Index data shows consumers slightly favored banks, which are benefiting from investments in technology.


Three takeaways from regulators' approval of the BB&T-SunTrust merger


The smooth and relatively short process should be encouraging to other big banks that are eyeing deals. But their window of opportunity may not last long.


Fed, FDIC sign off on BB&T-SunTrust megamerger — with a catch


The regulators approved the deal after nine months of consideration, but the Fed hit SunTrust with a consent order tied to "unfair and deceptive" business practices from 2013 to 2017.


Will Iberiabank's no-premium deal touch off big-bank M&A wave?


The Louisiana company's willingness to combine with First Horizon without a big initial payday is fueling talk that other banks could be keen on selling at relatively inexpensive prices.


First Horizon to buy 30 branches as part of BB&T-SunTrust divestiture


BB&T and SunTrust had to sell the branches to get Justice Department approval, marking a big step towards closing their merger.


Regions Financial rethinking M&A after First Horizon-Iberiabank deal


If the no-premium agreement announced by First Horizon and Iberiabank this week is a sign that sellers’ asking prices will come down, then Regions might reconsider its anti-M&A stance, a company executive said.