This week's most-read content includes pending deals in the Southeast and California.
Renasant Corp. buying Brand Group Holdings in $452.9M deal
Under the deal terms, shareholders of Brand Group Holdings Inc. will receive 32.87 Renasant Corp. common shares and $77.50 in cash for each Brand Group common share held.
Risk management shakeup at Wells reflects intensifying regulatory pressure
Wells Fargo & Co. has stepped up efforts to demonstrate to the public and its federal regulators that it is bolstering internal controls following a series of customer-service indiscretions. The company recently announced that top executives overseeing four key areas of risk management would retire.
In California, Farmers & Merchants Bancorp buying Bank of Rio Vista
Farmers & Merchants Bancorp is now acquiring Bank of Rio Vista after buying a majority stake in the company in 2017.
Bank of the Ozarks rebrands in bid to build national bank
Bank of the Ozarks plans to change its name to Bank OZK as part of an effort to broaden its geographic footprint.
OCC's Otting: Plan to 'revolutionize' Community Reinvestment Act coming in April
Comptroller of the Currency Joseph Otting said his agency's proposal to "revolutionize" the decades-old Community Reinvestment Act is a "monumental change" for the country.