M&A Series Part 8: Operational covenants

M&A Series Part 8: Operational covenants

/ M&A, More News
Special covenants are always at the heart of the deal, but certain operating covenants set an expectation between buyer and seller on the operation of the organization from the date of the agreement through closing ...
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Wichita’s Equity builds itself into regional powerhouse

Wichita’s Equity builds itself into regional powerhouse

/ Features
Equity Bancshares, which operates the Equity Bank franchise from its base in Wichita, Kan., is a relatively young holding company, ...
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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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Chronicles

Fiserv scoops up ATM, debit servicing from U.S. Bank

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Core processing giant Fiserv is buying the third-party ATM and debit servicing business from U.S. Bank for approximately $690 million ...
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Minnesota regulator forms bank advisory group

/ Chronicles, More News
The Minnesota Department of Commerce recently established a Bank Advisory Group to help it improve supervision of state-chartered financial institutions ...
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National Exchange buying branches from Wisconsin Bank & Trust

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Fond du Lac’s National Exchange Bank & Trust is picking up a pair of branches in Chilton and Elkhart Lake ...
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People

Liberty Bank’s Blachford bids farewell

/ Retirements
Dale Blachford has served as president of the Illinois bank since 2004 and will be retiring at the end of ...
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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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Opinion

Decision-making matrix helps bankers manage technology decisions

/ Technology
Is the technology you've invested in really making the right difference in your organization? Consultant Jeremy Neuharth offers strategies to ...
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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 ...
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Senior execs encourage mid-career rising stars

/ Hiring & Retention, State Meetings
Four bank executives encourage mid-career bankers to be proactive if they seek to advance their careers, always ready to tackle ...
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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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