Tennessee

First Horizon to buy Capital Bank in N.C. for $2.2 billion

05/04/17

The acquisition will make the Tennessee company one of the biggest banks in the Southeast with more than $40 billion in assets.

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Former Tennessee Commerce exec admits to misleading FDIC

04/25/17

Lamar Cox pleaded guilty to hiding losses while the bank held government funds. Tennessee Commerce failed in 2012.

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Volunteer Bancorp in Tennessee considering selling itself

04/20/17

The company has hired an investment bank to help it consider strategic alternatives, which could also include recapitalizing.

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First Horizon's earnings rise on loan growth, cost control

04/13/17

The Memphis, Tenn., also reported an improvement in credit quality during the first quarter.

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Three community bankers on how to balance tech, high-touch, costs

04/11/17

These execs say they are finding ways to reduce fixed costs in areas such as branching and personnel, offer appealing tech, yet provide in-person services when customers have concerns.

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Franklin Financial pushes back termination deadline for Civic Bank deal

04/04/17

The Tennessee company has been working to resolve a memorandum of understanding tied to its CRE exposure.

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Behind the year's second-largest bank deal

03/10/17

Pinnacle Financial wanted to be in high-growth markets. BNC Bancorp saw more regulatory burden looming and limited opportunities to sell itself. Those factors spurred what is currently the year's second-biggest bank deal.

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Tennessee is latest battleground for controversial energy loan program

03/06/17

Bankers oppose legislation that would let local governments finance energy efficiency projects with liens ahead of the mortgage.

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What (or who) led this Tennessee bank to leave its comfort zone?

02/27/17

Commerce Union had been focused on expanding around Nashville, Tenn., until a lender based 120 miles away was available to hire.

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Commerce Union in Tenn. lines up next CEO

01/30/17

DeVan Ard will succeed William DeBerry when DeBerry retires in June.

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