Tennessee

FB Financial in Tenn. joins list of banks warning of sputtering mortgage volume

05/21/18

The Nashville company significantly reduced the 2018 earnings projection for its mortgage business.

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Nashville's first post-crisis de novo effort meets capital requirement

04/18/18

Organizers of Studio Bank in Nashville have raised more than $40 million, satisfying the minimum amount set by regulators.

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Pinnacle in Tenn. raises its profitability target

04/17/18

The company, which completed a major acquisition last year, said tax reform will help it generate a higher return on average assets.

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First US Bancshares to enter Virginia with latest acquisition

04/17/18

The Alabama bank agreed to buy Peoples Bank for $23 million as part of a plan to target new Southeastern markets.

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First Horizon sees profit boost and higher costs from Capital Bank deal

04/13/18

First Horizon CEO Bryan Jordan said the bank is still on track to meet cost-cutting targets from its 2017 deal for Capital Bank in North Carolina

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Why one small bank wants to bring real estate appraisals in-house

04/11/18

TriStar Bank in Tennessee says a shortage of appraisers is slowing down its commercial real estate lending and raising the cost of appraisals. The claim has outraged appraisers, who argue that the bank is simply trying to avoid paying their fees.

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First Horizon commits $4 billion to community-development lending

04/10/18

Following its acquisition last November of Capital Bank in North Carolina, First Horizon will fund mortgage and small-business lending in low-income areas of the Southeast and expand its vendor relationships with minority-owned firms.

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One-time charges overshadow higher 4Q revenue at Pinnacle in Tenn.

01/16/18

The company, which bought BNC Bancorp to enter North Carolina last year, recorded $19.1 million in merger-related expenses and an $8.3 million pretax loss tied to investment securities.

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SmartFinancial's strategy: Go where the big guys aren't

01/16/18

The Tennessee company has been buying banks in smaller markets and college town where it rarely has to compete with financial giants.

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Tech threatens to further commoditize banking, First Horizon chief warns

01/04/18

Banks, especially smaller institutions, will be forced to find more ways to differentiate, Bryan Jordan said in an interview that also covered his company's recent purchase of Capital Bank and how tax reform will immediately stimulate the economy.

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