M&A Series Part 7: Representations and warranties

M&A Series Part 7: Representations and warranties

/ M&A, More News
There can be a push-pull between a buyer’s desire for the seller to stand behind the operations of the bank being sold, and the seller requiring a buyer to perform due diligence and take ownership of the acquired bank ...
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Comptroller Otting outlines for Iowa bankers OCC vision

Comptroller Otting outlines for Iowa bankers OCC vision

/ State Meetings
By the end of 2018, bankers should begin to see their BSA compliance burden begin to lift, promised Joseph Otting, ...
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Briggs elected chair of Indiana Bankers

Briggs elected chair of Indiana Bankers

/ Promotions & New Hires, State Meetings
Andrew J. Briggs has been elected 2019 chairman of the board of directors of the Indiana Bankers Association. His term ...
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Trailblazer for women in ag receives IBA’s Leach Award

Trailblazer for women in ag receives IBA’s Leach Award

/ Profiles
Leslie Miller, vice president at Iowa State Savings Bank, Knoxville, received the Iowa Bankers Association’s 2018 James A. Leach Leadership ...
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Chronicles

Credit union buying Bank of Washington

/ Chronicles, More News
Tacoma, Wash.-based Sound Credit Union has agreed to buy the $195 million Bank of Washington, Lynwood ...
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Illinois bank rebrands

/ Chronicles, More News
National Bank, based in Hillsboro, Ill., will soon be no more. The company will be renamed Bank of Hillsboro instead ...
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Northeast Iowa banks to merge

/ Chronicles, More News
AJJ Bancorp, Inc., which operates Central State Bank, Elkader, will acquire Swisher Bancshares, Inc., and subsidiary Swisher Trust & Savings ...
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People

Central Minnesota community banker goes to Washington

/ More News, Obituaries
Publisher Tom Bengtson offers his memories of Minnesota Banker Mark Olson, a giant of the community banking industry who passed ...
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SD Division of Banking picks up deputy director

/ Promotions & New Hires
Michael Dummer has been named the new deputy director at the South Dakota Division of Banking, replacing veteran John Crompton ...
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Associated names new CIO

/ More News, Promotions & New Hires
Michael Meinolf was  promoted to executive vice president and chief information officer at Associated Bank, effective September 11, 2018 ...
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Opinion

M&A Series Part 5: Earnest money & break-up fees

/ M&A, More News
Day five of our M&A series: Continuing the allocation of risk theme, each party inserts protections into a definitive agreement ...
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Gen X: Bridging the gap between Boomers and Millennials

/ Hiring & Retention
Age should not matter. Employees from all generations should strive to work together as one team to accomplish the vision ...
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M&A Series Part 4: Post closing liability

/ M&A, More News
This month, BankBeat takes a magnifying glass to M&A activity. Part 4: Putting price and financial condition in the rear-view, ...
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Community Relations

Frandsen picks up college tuition tab

/ More News, Philanthropy
In what is becoming a yearly tradition, Minnesota banker Dennis Frandsen is picking up the college tab for several classes ...
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North Dakota bank underwrites ice rink

/ More News, Philanthropy
North Dakota’s The Bank of Tioga announced a gift of $12,500 for development of an outdoor ice rink as part ...
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Wisconsin bank preserves community history, donates art

/ More News, Philanthropy
Associated Banc-Corp, Green Bay, Wis. donated more than 90 paintings by a Milwaukee-born artist to the Wisconsin Historical Society ...
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