Group plans new bank in Houston


The coastal city quickly rebounded after being hit by Hurricane Harvey in August 2017.


It was a slow month for M&A until ...


Consolidation activity was ho-hum for most of April before a burst of transactions — and notable ones at that — were announced in the month's final week.


Hancock Whitney is sold on MidSouth, warts and all


The New Orleans company is comfortable buying with the deal despite MidSouth's lingering credit issues, given a shared history and the opportunity to add low-cost deposits.


Speedy State Bank integration has Cadence set to expand in Georgia


The Houston company has already converted the systems and brand from January's acquisition, allowing it to focus more on bringing in business.


Cullen/Frost chief warns about risky commercial lending


The San Antonio bank reported 6.8% growth in loans, but Phil Green said he was unwilling to match overly generous prices and underwriting terms that he is seeing in the market.


BancFirst to enter Texas with Pegasus Bank acquisition


The Oklahoma company will pay $122 million for a bank with three branches in Dallas.


Think a Comerica sale is off the table? Don't be so sure


Investors seem to be betting that a long-rumored sale of the Dallas company is on hold now that it has named a new CEO, but analysts say it remains an attractive takeover target for a larger regional bank.


Comerica offers Plan B after deposit decline


The Dallas regional assured analysts that it has ample sources of liquidity to fund its expected loan growth.


How this bank beat the odds to snag credit union assets


Alliance Bank Central Texas may have found a way around National Credit Union Administration regulations that make it difficult for banks to buy credit unions.


BancorpSouth announces acquisitions in Florida, Texas


The Mississippi company will pay more than $200 million for the parent companies of Texas Star Bank and Summit Bank.