First Quarter 2021 Market Review

By John Adams, Principal and Head of Investment Banking Financial markets went into overdrive during the first quarter of 2021 with investors big and small showing no fear of risk-taking…

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CFPB Rescinds 2020 Policy Statement on “Abusive” Practices

By: Edward R. Milhorn, Compliance Consulting Director In what has become a trend since the beginning of 2021, on March 11, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) rescinded yet another…

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Affiliation Program 2021 Schedule

By: Amy Seiford, Affiliation Coordinator The Sheshunoff Affiliation Program is excited to announce our 2021 Affiliation meeting schedule. Most of our spring 2021 season will be virtual using an enhanced…

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Agencies Issue Final Rules on the Role of Supervisory Guidance

By: Edward R. Milhorn, Compliance Consulting Director On January 19, 2021, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (“FDIC”), the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (“OCC”), the National Credit Union…

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Trending Topics: COVID Deferrals and Update to the Cares Act

By: David Etter – Managing Director Bennington Partners/SCS Section 4013 of the Cares Act The most relevant benefit for Commercial Loan portfolios was the ability to grant COVID related modifications…

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2021 Affiliation Programs Meeting Schedule

By: Amy Seiford, Affiliation Coordinator The Sheshunoff Affiliation Program is excited to announce our 2021 Affiliation meeting schedule. Much of our spring 2021 season will be virtual using an enhanced…

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National Economy (4Q 2020)

By: John Adams, Principal and Head of Investment Banking National Economy Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 4.0% in the fourth quarter of 2020 (table…

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2020 3Q FDIC Quarterly Industry Summary

By John Adams, Principal and Head of Investment Banking Net Income Improves From the Previous Quarter Due to Lower Provision Expense Net Income Declines from a Year Ago Because of…

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Paycheck Protection Program

The New Year Brings Great Tidings of Additional Support for Small Businesses! However, the Love was not Unconditional… By: Edward R. Milhorn, Compliance Consulting Director On January 8, 2021, the…

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M&A Trends and Capital Markets Opportunities

What’s Driving M&A Pricing? By: John Adams, Principal and Head of Investment Banking Bank merger prices change from year to year and vary among banks of different sizes, geographies and…

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