Tennessee

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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Cost control, increased lending pad quarterly profit at First Horizon

07/14/17

First Horizon reported lower fee income in the second quarter. The company said it is making progress planning for its pending purchase of Capital Bank Financial.

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What’s in store for the nation’s newest regional bank

06/16/17

Pinnacle Financial Partners closed in on $20 billion in assets by buying BNC. It now has to integrate the North Carolina bank, while finding ways to boost profit and adapt to increased regulatory burden.

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So you want to bank a rock’n’roll star ...

06/07/17

Lending and managing money for recording artists and labels can be a profitable niche. But volatile income streams, intellectual property challenges and business model upheaval can trip up the inexperienced.

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FB Financial retools M&A deal to address Fed concern

05/30/17

The company was set to sell a 24% stake in itself to buy two Tennessee banks but has restructured the arrangement to avoid a potential conflict cited by a regulator.

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A Southeastern expansion at SmartFinancial

05/23/17

The Tennessee bank has agreed to pay nearly $85 million for Capstone Bancshares in Alabama.

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First Horizon bets on SIFI changes with blockbuster deal

05/04/17

First Horizon CEO Bryan Jordan explains why he thinks policymakers will change the $50 billion asset cutoff and justify the regional bank's big acquisition.

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