First Citizens BancShares, the parent company of First-Citizens Bank & Trust, and CIT Group, the parent company of CIT Bank, agreed to extend their merger agreement from Oct. 15, 2021, to March 1, 2022. read more
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation approved the proposed merger of First Citizens BancShares, the parent company of First Citizens Bank & Trust Company, and CIT Group, the parent company of CIT Bank. read more
JUL 15, 2021 - 6:41 am
string(13) "James Jackson"
string(59) "Co-CEO & Leader of Merger and Acquisition Advisory Practice"
string(14) "The Alta Group"
M&A activity almost came to a halt in 2020, but 2021 has kicked off with a flurry of activity. James Jackson reviews the notable transactions of the last year and says future economic indicators point to continued M&A activity in 2021 as well as strong valuations of quality equipment finance companies.... read more
First Citizens BancShares, the parent company of First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company, and CIT Group, the parent company of CIT Bank, will combine in an all-stock merger of equals to create the 19th largest bank in the United States based on assets. read more
Every time I hear a discussion with the word “innovative” in it, my ears shut down and my legs run in the opposite direction. Innovation is quite the buzz word, but I don’t want to hear about ideas that never... read more
There is no doubt you’re aware that California, the bastion of financial rules and regulations (and my home state), has once again enacted legislation affecting equipment leasing and finance. And because it is the country’s most populous state and largest... read more