Chatter about bank-nonbank combinations pops up frequently, as it did in a low-profile way this week, but there are reasons you should be skeptical even in these anything-could-happen times.
The deal comes months after First Merchants bought a minority stake in Independent Alliance.
West Town will pay $24.6 million in cash and stock for Sound Banking. The deal will close later this year.
If policymakers put empirical evidence ahead of ideology, the executive order is an opportunity to build on post-crisis improvements and address unintended consequences of reforms.
The independent firms are once again at the negotiating table to discuss a huge $143bn deal involving the US foods major
Luxembourg has a long tradition as a domicile for asset managers and tax-efficient investment structures
The Clearing House asks Fincen to do more to fight AML; two federal courts side with consumer agency in separate cases, including question about its constitutionality
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NatWest is launching a new digital platform to accelerate the lending process for small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
NCR has launched a new family of ATM solutions to help financial institutions transform retail banking and deliver omni-channel experiences.