Tennessee

SmartFinancial's latest deal involves expansion in middle Tennessee

12/13/17

The company will also gain branches in northern Alabama when it buys Tennessee Bancshares.

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First Horizon in Tenn. raises cost-cutting goal for Capital Bank deal

12/05/17

The company also set high expectations for revenue opportunities while projecting it will deliver at 15% return on equity in 2019.

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CapStar in Tenn. presses Fed to reject investor's change in control notice

11/21/17

CapStar in Tenn. claims Gaylon Lawrence violated the Change in Bank Control Act by building a 10% stake without prior Fed approval. The company is convinced Lawrence's long-term plan includes a hostile takeover.

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Apex Bank in Tenn. to buy two branches from Capital Bank

11/20/17

The Tennessee branches are being sold as part of First Horizon's deal to buy Capital.

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Franklin Financial in Tenn. takes second swipe at bank acquisition

11/13/17

The company has reapplied to buy Civic Bank more than a year after a regulatory snag forced it to put the deal on ice.

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Bank tries to rebuff investor by labeling him holding company

11/02/17

CapStar Financial is suing an investor on claims he misled other shareholders and is trying to skirt bank holding company laws.

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Former Avenue bankers look to form bank in Tennessee

08/28/17

Studio Bank aims to become the first de novo in Nashville in nearly a decade.

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Behind a Georgia bank’s long and winding succession plan

08/17/17

Lynn Harton was finally named CEO of United Community Bank after a five-year apprenticeship, though Jimmy Tallent remains CEO of the parent company. The executives have long touted an ability to bounce ideas off each other as a reason for United's success.

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Pinnacle's 2Q results show gains in old and new markets

07/19/17

The Tennessee company reported higher profit that reflected its June purchase of BNC Bancorp and nearly $670 million of organic loan growth during the second quarter.

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First Horizon is getting ready to join the $50B club

07/14/17

Buying Capital Bank puts the company on a fast track for more regulatory scrutiny. Executives are identifying ways to boost revenue and taking other measures so it can handle the change.

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