Mergers / Acquisitions

Ritchie Bros. Acquires IAA for $7.3B

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers and IAA entered into a definitive agreement under which Ritchie Bros. will acquire IAA in a stock and cash transaction valued at approximately $7.3 billion, including the assumption of $1 billion of net debt. read more

TIAA to Sell TIAA Bank to New Investors

TIAA entered into a definitive agreement to sell TIAA Bank to new investors with experience in financial services, including Stone Point Capital, Warburg Pincus, Reverence Capital Partners, Sixth Street and Bayview Asset Management. read more

Assurant Buys American Lease Insurance

American Lease Insurance (ALI) was sold to American Bankers Insurance Group (ABIG), a $10 billion global insurance provider and publicly traded Fortune 500 company that does business as Assurant. read more

Equitable Bank Completes Acquisition of Concentra Bank

Equitable Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of EQB, completed the acquisition of Concentra Bank for a premium of $35.7 million to its $459.7 million book value of common equity, subject to final standard closing purchase price adjustments. read more

M&A Forecast Strong Despite Rising Interest Rates

According to a new Grant Thornton survey of merger and acquisition professionals, 72% of respondents expect deal volume to increase over the next six months despite rising interest rates threatening access to capital and uncertainty about a potential increase in capital gains taxes. read more

Republic Bank Acquires CBank, Expands in Cincinnati

Republic Bancorp, the parent company of Republic Bank & Trust, and Cincinnati-based CBank signed an agreement and plan of merger under which Republic will acquire CBank and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Commercial Industrial Finance. read more

Peoples Bancorp and Limestone Bancorp Sign Merger Agreement

Peoples Bancorp and Limestone Bancorp signed a merger for Peoples to acquire Limestone. Limestone will merge into Peoples and will subsequently merge with Peoples' wholly-owned subsidiary, Peoples Bank, in a transaction valued at approximately $208.2 million. read more

Mitsubishi HC Capital Approves CAI International & Beacon Intermodal Leasing Merger

Mitsubishi HC Capital’s executive committee approved the merger of CAI International and Beacon Intermodal Leasing, LLC. The merger will be effective Jan. 1, 2023. read more

US Bank’s MUFG Union Bank Acquisition to Close Dec. 1

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) reported that the final required regulatory approvals for the sales of MUFG Union Bank to U.S. Bank have been obtained, with the acquisition now expected to close on Dec. 1. read more

US Bank Receives All Required US Regulatory Approvals for MUFG Acquisition

U.S. Bank has received all required U.S. regulatory approvals to complete its previously announced acquisition of MUFG Union Bank’s core regional banking franchise from Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG). read more

Seacoast Acquires Apollo Bank and Drummond Community Bank

Seacoast Banking of Florida, the holding company for Seacoast National Bank, acquired Apollo Bancshares, parent company of Drummond Community Bank, effective Oct. 7. read more

CIT Serves as Lead Arranger of $58.9MM in Financing for Rethink’s Acquisition of Six Micro-Hospitals

The healthcare finance business of CIT, a division of First Citizens Bank, served as lead arranger of $58.9 million in financing for the acquisition of a portfolio of six micro-hospitals. The buyer is a joint venture directed by an affiliate of Rethink Healthcare Real Estate, formerly Seavest Healthcare Properties. read more

Provident Bank and Lakeland Bank to Combine in $1.3B Merger

Provident Financial Services, the parent company of Provident Bank, and Lakeland Bancorp, the parent company of Lakeland Bank, will combine in an all-stock merger valued at approximately $1.3 billion. read more

CSI LifeCycle Leasing Gmbh Acquires tradefinity GmBH

CSI LifeCycle Leasing GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CSI Leasing, acquired tradefinity GmbH, a German IT asset disposal (ITAD) company. With this acquisition of tradefinity, CSI Leasing has 20 ITAD facilities worldwide. read more

PNC Financial Services Acquires Linga

PNC Financial Services Group acquired Linga, a point of sale and payments solutions firm providing a cloud-based restaurant operating system. Linga will continue to manage its portfolio of channel partners and clients. read more

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