Reliant to gain niche lending business in acquisition


The Tennessee company has agreed to buy First Advantage, which specializes in financing manufactured housing purchases.


FB Financial to enter new Ky. market with FNB acquisition


The Tennessee company will gain access to the Bowling Green, Ky., market as part of the $52 million deal.


Reliant Bancorp adding scale in key Tennessee market with acquisition


The company agreed to buy Tennessee Community Bank Holdings, which has operations just west of Nashville.


A small change to Pinnacle's wellness program went a long way


The Tennessee bank was able to give employees more flexibility and cut its costs in half for its biometric screenings initiative.


First South credit union to buy WinFirst Bank in Kentucky


There have now been a record 10 credit union-bank merger deals in 2019.


First Horizon may ask Alexa to help take on BB&T, SunTrust


The Memphis, Tenn., regional will explore the use of voice assistants as part of its digital banking push.


FB Financial wraps up mortgage refresh with correspondent channel sale


FB Financial is selling its correspondent lending channel to Rushmore Loan Management Services, which will complete the bank holding company's restructuring of its mortgage business.


United Community casts M&A net in BB&T-SunTrust strongholds


Lynn Harton, the Georgia bank's CEO and a 20-year BB&T veteran, is considering acquisitions in Alabama, Florida and Tennessee markets where the entity soon to be named Truist Financial has a high profile.


Well-known bank investor to buy big stake in Sevier County Bancshares


Ken Lehman will gain a 40% stake in the Tennessee bank as part of a broader plan to raise $13 million.


CapStar taps outsider as its next leader


The Nashville, Tenn., company hired Tim Schools from Highlands Bancshares to succeed founding CEO Claire Tucker.