Tennessee

First South credit union to buy WinFirst Bank in Kentucky

07/23/19

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

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

07/16/19

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

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FB Financial wraps up mortgage refresh with correspondent channel sale

06/27/19

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.

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

06/13/19

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.

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

06/12/19

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

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CapStar taps outsider as its next leader

05/14/19

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

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You name it, this fast-growing regional has a plan (just ask)

05/08/19

Pinnacle Bank chief Terry Turner never lacks specifics. He wants to expand inside a triangular zone that connects three Southern and mid-Atlantic cities, aims to enter five particular markets, and speaks bluntly about his plans for hiring alums of BB&T and SunTrust.

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Buyout drama in N.C. highlights flaw in MOE deals

04/24/19

SmartFinancial lined up a compelling merger with Entegra. Then a bigger bank offered more money and a higher premium.

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First Citizens plays disruptor role with agreement to buy N.C. bank

04/24/19

Entegra Financial, which had agreed to sell to SmartFinancial, is now selling to First Citizens, which offered more money and will pay a breakup fee for the initial deal.

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Franklin Financial braces for loan loss from shared national credit

04/08/19

The Tennessee company has set up a $3.5 million reserve associated with the unnamed borrower.

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