Tennessee

First Horizon to book big 3Q gain from selling Visa stock

09/12/18

The Tennessee regional said the sale should boost quarterly profit by $160 million.

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Merger costs dent First Horizon profits

07/17/18

One-time items included $43.2 million of second-quarter expenses related to the Capital Bank acquisition, but First Horizon executives forecast sizable savings from the deal.

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Private investor to buy Florida bank

07/16/18

P. Byron DeFoor, who already has majority stakes in two community banks, is planning to buy First Columbia Bancorp.

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FNS Bancshares in Ala. wades into Georgia with small bank acquisition

06/28/18

FNS Bancshares has agreed to buy Catoosa Bancshares in Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., in all-cash deal.

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SmartFinancial in Tennessee lands another acquisition

06/28/18

SmartFinancial has agreed to buy Foothills Bancorp for $36 million. It would be SmartFinancial's fifth bank acquisition since 2012.

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CapStar to expand in southeastern Tenn. with Athens Bancshares deal

06/11/18

The company will pay $114 million to gain 10 branches and $482 million in assets.

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Tennessee de novo cleared to open

06/11/18

Studio Bank is set to become Nashville's first new bank since 2008. Organizers raised $46 million earlier this year.

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Three lenders warn about 2Q profit after borrower suffers fraud-related hit

05/31/18

Fulton Financial, Univest Corp. of Pennsylvania and Franklin Financial disclosed a total of $75 million in exposure to the commercial relationship.

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Banks shunning mortgages? Citizens' deal proves otherwise

05/31/18

As other banks de-emphasize mortgage lending, Citizens is spending half a billion dollars to buy a large originator with a big servicing portfolio.

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FB Financial chairman ceding majority ownership with stock sale

05/22/18

James Ayers' stake in the Tennessee company will drop below 50% after a planned stock offering.

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