Tennessee

Tennessee bank's sale a cautionary tale on out-of-market lending

01/22/20

Franklin Financial agreed to be sold less than a year after issues surfaced in its portfolio of shared national credits.

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FB Financial to buy Franklin Financial in $611M deal

01/21/20

The proposed merger will create a $10 billion-asset bank based in Nashville, Tenn.

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Security Bank in Tennessee to buy neighboring lender

01/13/20

The bank will top $500 million in assets after it acquires F&M Bancshares.

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Tennessee banker faces difficult test after credit quality slips

01/01/20

Franklin Financial CEO J. Myers Jones is trying to reduce his company's exposure to shared national credits and health care loans, which have enjoyed solid yields but come with a downside.

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Pinnacle hires Synovus exec to open first office in Atlanta

12/19/19

The Tennessee company said that Rob Garcia will be in charge of building a commercial banking team in the city.

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Organizers plan de novo bank in Tennessee

11/22/19

Hamp Johnston, a former market executive at JPMorgan Chase, would serve as RockPoint Bank's president and CEO. The bank would be based in Chattanooga.

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

11/12/19

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.

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BB&T-SunTrust effect at play in First Horizon deal

11/04/19

First Horizon and Iberiabank solidified their resolve after BB&T and SunTrust announced their merger. Bryan Jordan, First Horizon's CEO, says he's convinced the earlier deal is having a similar influence at other regional banks.

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First Horizon to buy Iberiabank in one of year's biggest bank mergers

11/04/19

The acquisition will create a Southeastern regional with $75 billion in assets across 11 states.

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SmartFinancial returns to M&A with Progressive Savings purchase

10/30/19

The Tennessee company, which was outbid in an effort to buy a North Carolina bank earlier this year, will pay $41 million for a branch network in the middle part of its home state.

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