Triumph Bancorp announces acquisitions, public offering

Triumph Bancorp, Inc., (TBK), Dallas, announced April 9 that it has signed definitive agreements to acquire First Bancorp of Durango, Inc., and Southern Colorado Corp. The company also announced the entry into an asset purchase agreement by Advance Business Capital d/b/a Triumph Business Capital to acquire the transportation factoring assets of Interstate Capital Corporation. [Continue]

A win for Wintrust at Marquette University

Marquette University announced it has entered into a corporate partnership with Chicago-based Wintrust Financial Corp., to offer banking services to Marquette students and the broader community. Under the agreement, Wintrust’s Wisconsin-based subsidiary, Town Bank, will become Marquette’s exclusive commercial and retail banking partner. [Continue]

BHCA expands with Kansas City owners’ seminar

Executing on a strategy to expand its membership and reach, the Bank Holding Company Association is preparing to host its first major seminar in a location other than the Twin Cities. The BHCA has teamed with the Stinson Leonard Street law firm and Bell Bank to present a one-day bank owners’ seminar called “Fundamentals of Success,” April 17. The event takes place in the conference center of the Stinson Leonard Street offices in downtown Kansas City, Mo. [Continue]

Bankers report high expectations for 2018

Bankers see their businesses heating up — with expectations reaching new heights on overall economic conditions, according to Promontory Interfinancial Network’s Bank Executive Business Outlook Survey Report. Respondents’ answers to quarterly Bank Executive Business Outlook Surveys from 2017 shed light on bankers’ experiences over the past year and on what’s to come in 2018. [Continue]