Southwestern Virginia banks announce merger


Community banking M&A Growth strategies VirginiaFirst Community Bankshares will buy Highlands Bankshares for $91 million.

W Virginia Withholds Payment To Tax Delinquent Vendors


The West Virginia State Auditor’ s office has announced a new tax program aimed at vendors who owe the state money. The vendor will not be able to resume business in West Virginia until it has corrected its delinquency.

Sandy Spring to buy wealth manager in Northern Virginia


Community banking M&A RIAs Maryland VirginiaThe Maryland company agreed to acquire Rembert Pendleton Jackson, which has $1.3 billion in assets under management.

Virginia bank's succession plan has two stages


Community banking Succession planning Commercial banking VirginiaA Burke & Herbert veteran will serve as CEO until January, when the bank will introduce an outsider as its leader.

Virginia bank to move headquarters as part of latest acquisition


after completing its $43 million purchase of Virginia Community Bancshares. Community banking M&A Capital Growth strategies VirginiaBlue Ridge Bankshares will be based in Charlottesville, Va.,

Virginia to open first new bank since financial crisis


Trustar Bank is set to debut in northern Virginia in July. Community banking De novo institutions Capital Virginia Washington DC

Summit Financial returns to M&A to build scale in West Virginia


Community banking M&A Growth strategies West VirginiaThe company will pay $29 million for Cornerstone Financial Services.

WorldRemit Launches Its Service In Virginia


23) it has launched its services in Virginia. WorldRemit provides a secure way for Virginia residents to send money to their loved ones around the world. Residents of Virginia now have the power to share money with friends and relatives abroad, 24/7,” commented Brion Nazzaro, director at WorldRemit, in the press release. WorldRemit said residents of Virginia can send money via instant bank transfer, mobile money transfer, cash pickup and mobile airtime top-up.

Investor locks down majority stake in Virginia bank


Community banking Capital Growth strategies VirginiaKen Lehman recently bought a block of shares in Village Bank & Trust Financial.

Virginia Sues Online Lender Over Consumer Loans


Virginia is suing one of the largest online lenders in the U.S. after reportedly charging Virginians millions in interest and fees. In a lawsuit, the state alleges that NetCredit lent more than $47 million in illegal high-interest loans, The Daily Press reported. According to the lawsuit, NetCredit provided loans to over 47,000 Virginians going back to 2012. The suit also alleges that NetCredit ran afoul of the state’s usury cap of 12 percent.

Delmar Bancorp entering Virginia with latest bank acquisition


Virginia Partners will operate as a separate bank unit after the deal closes. Community banking M&A Growth strategies Capital Maryland Virginia

Virginia bank sues North Carolina de novo over name


Consumer banking Community banking De novo institutions Lawsuits Branding North Carolina VirginiaAmerican National Bankshares is trying to force the proposed American Bank & Trust to change its name.

Former WashingtonFirst execs plan new bank in Northern Virginia


Women in Banking De novo institutions Community banking Career moves MWBEs Capital VirginiaShaza Andersen, a well-known banker around the nation's capital, would serve as Trustar Bank's CEO.

Parkway in western Virginia lines up next CEO


Community banking Succession planning Growth strategies VirginiaBlake Edwards Jr. will take the helm at the parent of Skyline National Bank when J. Allan Funk retires next month.

Regional banking stages a comeback in Virginia


Community banking M&A Capital VirginiaUnion Bankshares is poised to become a nearly $12 billion-asset bank in a state that lost most of its midsize institutions in the 1990s and early 2000s.

Bay Banks to Buy Virginia BanCorp

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Bay Banks of Virginia in Kilmarnock has agreed to buy Virginia BanCorp in Petersburg. breaking_news community-banking m-a va dealmaking-strategy

Virginia bank changes names after recent acquisition


Community banking Branding M&A VirginiaBank of McKenney rebranded itself as Touchstone Bank after its merger with CCB Bankshares.

Managing Someone Else’s Money: Virginia


Virginia residents: There’s a guide for you! Today we are releasing a set of several Managing Someone Else’s Money guides specific to the state of Virginia. These state guides will make it easier for caregivers to follow Virginia’s unique rules and to find help close to home.

First US Bancshares to enter Virginia with latest acquisition


M&A Community banking Capital Growth strategies Alabama Virginia TennesseeThe Alabama bank agreed to buy Peoples Bank for $23 million as part of a plan to target new Southeastern markets.

Atlantic Bay Mortgage, Virginia Community Bank call off proposed merger


Community banking M&A Mortgages FDIC VirginiaThe companies had been unable to secure regulatory approval for the deal, which was announced a year ago.

Virginia Community Banker: LinkedIn Has Business Development Potential

Independent Banker

By Ann Chen. Tips from Bruce Gemmill on Fully Using LinkedIn. Nurturing LinkedIn relationships is similar to forming personal relationships in that it requires time and attention. Bruce Gemmill of John Marshall Bank in Reston, Va., recommends the following action items: 1.

Growing naturally in Virginia

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Southern National, Eastern Virginia Bankshares to Merge

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Southern National Bancorp of Virginia in McLean has agreed to buy Eastern Virginia Bankshares in Glen Allen for $178.3 million. breaking_news community-banking m-a va dealmaking-strategy

Worth Harris Carter, legendary Virginia banker, dies at 79


Community banking Commercial lending Obituaries Virginia North CarolinaCarter, who built what became Carter Bank and Trust from the ground up, was praised for his “uncanny” credit acumen, devotion to community and family, and willingness to take unconventional risks.

Shazam wins endorsement of Virginia banking group

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This is the first time that the Virginia Association of Community Banks has endorsed an ATM and debit processor, Shazam says

Virginia bank winding down mortgage unit after striking deal with Chicago thrift


Community banking Mortgage applications Mortgages Virginia IllinoisUnion Bankshares has reached an agreement under which Federal Savings Bank will originate mortgages in its branches.

MVB Financial buys fintech consulting firm


The West Virginia company, which invests heavily in fintech firms, bought Chartwell Compliance in Maryland. Community banking M&A Fintech West Virginia

Dollar Bank to Enter Virginia via Acquisition

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Dollar Bank in Pittsburgh has agreed to buy Bank @lantec in Virginia Beach. breaking_news community-banking m-a pa va dealmaking-strategy

Virginia Attorney General obtains default judgment in lawsuit against pension advance company

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Virginia’s Attorney General has announced that “he has secured more than $50 million in debt relief and ordered civil penalties” as a result of his lawsuit filed in state court in March 2018 against Future Income Payments, LLC; FIP, LLC; and their individual owner for allegedly making loans to Virginia consumers, many of whom were military veterans, that were falsely marketed as asset purchases. State CFS Monitor State Enforcement Usury usury virginia

Access National to Buy Middleburg Financial in Virginia

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has agreed to buy Middleburg Financial in Virginia for $233.1 Access National in Reston, Va., million, or $32.51 a share, in stock. breaking_news community-banking m-a va dealmaking-strategy

Virginia bank's IPO would fund M&A deal


FVCBancorp in Fairfax will use part of the proceeds to help pay for its pending acquisition of Colombo Bank. Community banking IPOs Capital Capital requirements M&A Consolidations

Ohio, West Virginia mutuals look to preserve beleaguered model with merger


Community banking Mutual banks M&A Ohio West VirginiaFirst Mutual Holding and Doolin Security Savings Bank are planning to create a mutual with nearly $100 million in assets.

Best 11 Fun Things to Do & See in West Virginia – Activities & Attractions

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“Wild, Wonderful West Virginia” – That’s what the West Virginia Division of Tourism calls its home state. West Virginia is a landlocked, mostly rural state sandwiched between Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Kentucky. As tourism slogans go, it hits the nail on the head.

Website Design: 10 Reasons to Love the Homepage of City National Bank of West Virginia

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Looking for inspiration this morning I did a random search on Google for “banks in West Virginia.” The post Website Design: 10 Reasons to Love the Homepage of City National Bank of West Virginia appeared first on Finovate. Sometime serendipity leads you to great places.

Virginia Credit Union Buys Naming Rights to Outdoor Amphitheater

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Virginia Credit Union, Inc. The name of the new venue is Virginia Credit Union Live! North Chesterfield, VA) has bought the naming rights to the outdoor amphitheater at the Richmond Raceway with 6,000 covered seats. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Read the story. Branding Naming Rights

It's a seller's market in the Carolinas


United Bankshares in West Virginia was willing to pay a healthy premium for Carolina Financial, one of a dwindling number of available banks with more than $4 billion in assets. Community banking M&A Capital Growth strategies West Virginia South Carolina North Carolina

WesBanco joins parade of W.Va. banks into D.C. area


Community banking M&A Growth strategies Maryland West Virginia VirginiaA company that operates mostly in rural markets is finally making a push into the thriving mid-Atlantic markets of Washington and Baltimore with its deal for Old Line Bancshares.

Virginia Bank Juggled CEO Search with Merger Talks

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Hampton Roads Bankshares in Virginia Beach juggled a search for a new chief executive while also arranging for its eventual merger with Xenith Bankshares in Richmond, Va. people breaking_news community-banking va dealmaking-strategy

Old Line in Maryland to sell to WesBanco for $500 million


WesBanco, which is based in West Virginia, will have more than $15 billion in assets when it completes the acquisition. Community banking M&A Growth strategies West Virginia Maryland

Virginia, North Carolina Banks to Swap Branches

American Banker

First Bancorp in Southern Pines, N.C., and First Community Bancshares in Bluefield, Va., have agreed to exchange branches in two states. breaking_news community-banking branch-deals nc va dealmaking-strategy

Capital One to buy tech-focused investment bank


Capital One agreed to buy KippsDeSanto, a Northern Virginia company that specializes in advice to the defense and government contracting sectors. M&A National banks Investment banking Capital One Virginia

United in W.Va. to make big Carolinas push with latest bank deal


Community banking M&A Capital Growth strategies West Virginia North Carolina South CarolinaThe company will pay $1.1 billion for Carolina Financial in Charleston, S.C., in a deal that will add nearly $5 billion in assets.

Virginia Credit Union Realty CUSO Launches Division to Serve Nonmembers

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A credit union service organization owned by Virginia Credit Union (Richmond, VA), Virginia CU Realty, has launched a new division, Virginia Select Realty, to serve nonmembers. Read more. Credit Union Service Organization Nonmembers