Wisconsin credit unions to merge

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Nicolet Bank Buys Wisconsin Rival in $219M Deal

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Earnings up 18% at Wisconsin state-chartered credit unions: Report

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State-chartered credit unions Credit unions Earnings WisconsinNew data from the state regulator shows gains across several key metrics even as allowances for loan losses surged and the loan-to-savings ratio fell by more than 10 points.

Coronavirus fallout leads Wisconsin banks to terminate merger

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M&A Coronavirus Community banks WisconsinNicolet Bankshares said its lagging stock price would complicate efforts to complete its planned purchase of Commerce Financial.

Heartland taps industry veteran to lead Wisconsin bank

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The Iowa company said Brent Giles, who was CEO of a bank that was recently sold, will run its Wisconsin Bank & Trust. C-suite Community banking M&A Recruiting Wisconsin

Capital Credit Union in Wisconsin names new CEO

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Nicolet Bankshares acquiring rival Wisconsin bank for $219 million

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Rideshare Rental Startup Expands In New York And Wisconsin

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The company, which is in 29 states, is growing — it added New York City and Madison, Wisconsin, to its roster of cities in 2017. Beyond TLC-plated cars, the company also provides renters with the ability to run luxury cars so they can drive for Uber Black or Lyft Premier — as well as niche players like RideAlfred , which provides professional black car drivers in Wisconsin. Many, but not all, cars meet Uber and Lyft’s standards.

Merger would expand PenFed's reach to Wisconsin

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The deal, PenFed's second merger announcement with a significantly smaller credit union, would expand its footprint into the Midwest. Consolidations Credit unions PenFed M&A Growth strategies

Dupaco Community Credit Union buying a Wisconsin bank

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Wisconsin Car Insurance: How to Shop for the Cheapest Rates

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Wisconsin, also known as “America’s Dairyland”, where many residents refer to themselves affectionately as “cheese heads” That’s because fully one-fourth of all the state’s farm income is from dairy farming. Average Car Insurance Rates in Wisconsin.

Royal Credit Union expands in Wisconsin with Peoples Choice merger

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Wisconsin bank out to prove tech overhauls possible for tiny players

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Lightening up at Peoples State in Wisconsin

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The community bank has developed trivia and other Zoom-based games to keep workers engaged during the pandemic. Employee benefits Employee engagement Best Banks to Work For

CIB Marine in Wisconsin feeling pressure from well-known investor

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Hildene Capital, which is pressuring CIB Marine to issue subordinated debt to redeem preferred stock, has nominated two individuals to stand for election to the company's board. Capital Community banking

PSB to expand in southeastern Wisconsin with Sunset Bank deal

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The company agreed will pay nearly $10 million for Sunset parent Waukesha Bankshares. Community banking M&A Growth strategies

BMO Harris Sells Wisconsin Branches to Real Estate Firm

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BMO Harris Bank in Chicago has agreed to sell 31 Wisconsin branches to a California real estate investment trust. breaking_news national-regional retail-branch-strategies branch-deals il wi dealmaking-strategy

Associated to sell insurance business for $265 million

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The Wisconsin regional said the funds will support loan growth, create an added capital buffer and support its dividend policy. Capital Insurance M&A Growth strategies Wisconsin

Nicolet in Wisconsin promotes insider as new CEO

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Succession plan in place at Marshfield Medical Center Credit Union

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Credit unions Career advancement Succession planning WisconsinDavid Murphy, the credit union's vice president of risk and finance, will succeed Carol Adler, who is retiring. ]].

Regulators Close Wisconsin Bank in First Failure of 2016

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The Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions closed the $67.1 million-asset North Milwaukee State Bank on Friday. breaking_news dealmaking-strategy community-banking wi law-regulation

Nicolet to Buy First Menasha in Wisconsin

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Nicolet Bankshares in Green Bay, Wis., has agreed to buy First Menasha Bancshares in Neenah, Wis. breaking_news community-banking m-a wi dealmaking-strategy

Coronavirus surge in Upper Midwest has bankers on edge

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South Dakota Credit quality Workforce management Coronavirus Consumer banking North Dakota Community banks WisconsinThe region now leads the nation in virus cases, and with winter lurking the fear is that the outbreak will only get worse.

Longtime CEO of Superior Choice Credit Union to step down

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C-suite Career moves Credit unions Workforce management Succession planning Recruiting WisconsinGary Elliott will retire at the end of 2020, and the credit union has hired a search firm to help find its next leader.

Nicolet to buy bank near Milwaukee

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Community banking M&A Growth strategies WisconsinThe company will pay $130 million for Commerce Financial Holdings.

Mortgage boom fuels launch of UW Credit Union’s racial equity fund

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Diversity and equality Credit unions Corporate philanthropy Wisconsin United WayThe Madison, Wis.-based based credit union will donate $1.5 million to a pair of United Way chapters in the region which will help distribute the funds to organizations serving communities of color.

Mackinac to Buy Niagara Bancorp. in Wisconsin

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Mackinac Financial in Manistique, Mich., has agreed to buy Niagara Bancorp. in Niagara, Wis. breaking_news community-banking mi dealmaking-strategy

Citizens Community in Wisconsin Hires New Chief

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The $602 million-asset company said in a press release Friday that Stephen Bianchi was tapped to replace Edward Schaefer, who resigned in May. breaking_news dealmaking-strategy people wi community-banking

First Business in Wisconsin Hires COO

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First Business Financial Services in Madison, Wis., has appointed David Seiler as chief operating officer. The $1.8 billion-asset holding company said Seiler will start in the newly created role on April 18. breaking_news wi people community-banking

University of Wisconsin Graduate School of Banking has strong showing in Banking Exchange Top 20

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Three of the twenty are graduates or are presently enrolled Management People Feature3. 1Management

Credit Union to Buy Peoples Bank in Wisconsin

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Advia Credit Union in Parchment, Mich., has agreed to buy Peoples Bank in Elkhorn, Wis. breaking_news community-banking mi wi dealmaking-strategy

Keeping On-Campus Credit Unions Competitive

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University of Wisconsin Credit Union’s Lessons for Serving College Students. In this month’s feature story, Eric Bangerter, vice president of eCommerce at University of Wisconsin Credit Union (UW Credit Union), explained how offering tailored financial products, on-site support and automated conveniences can help CUs win college students over.

How equipment finance can take advantage of servitization

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In the past two weeks, I’ve had the opportunity to go to two college football games, FSU vs. Syracuse and Wisconsin vs. Notre Dame. Both were good games for someone, just not for both of my teams. Regardless, it made me think about outcomes and expectations.

Midwest banks resist urge to loosen lending standards

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Community banking Commercial lending CRE Wisconsin Illinois IndianaEven in the face of soft loan demand, banks in the region have held firm on terms. That should position them well for the next economic downturn.

6 takeaways from bank M&A in 2019

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Community banking Regional banks M&A Credit unions Illinois Texas WisconsinThough there were several high-profile mergers of equals among bigger banks, deal activity rose only slightly, and the vast majority of transactions involved the smallest of institutions.