Bank Name Bingo (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz  on Monday, Jul. 13, 2015 12:00 am   3 min read

Consolidation came first, but it was really the financial crisis of 2008 — or, more specifically, the expensive regulatory fallout of the crisis — that created a rush to rename banks. In the current environment, banks have to either acquire or be acquired. And banks that want to be acquirers need names that aren't too geographically specific.

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