Banking & Finance

Private equity, lenders, investments, credit unions and financial planning


Report looks at tools in talent battle

September 22, 2017
As attracting and retaining talent remains the top priority of CEOs, a new survey shows Michigan employers are more aware of the importance of competitive benefits and compensation than the national average. Read More

Financial company acquires wealth management firm

September 21, 2017
A local wealth management firm has been acquired by an independent financial advisor platform. Read More

Insurer leaves Michigan health exchange, citing volatility

September 19, 2017
One of the nine Michigan insurers that that was planning to sell health insurance on the federal marketplace next year has reversed course, saying Friday that it won't do so due to market uncertainties and volatility. Read More

Bank closing 25 branches and cutting workforce

September 15, 2017
A Michigan bank with a large presence in the region has initiated a “restructuring effort” to reduce the size of its workforce and branch network. Read More

Legacy Trust appoints CEO and executive team

September 14, 2017
A local private trust bank has named its new CEO and executive leadership team. Read More

Study: Auto insurers illegally charge women more in Michigan

September 14, 2017
A group defending Michigan’s auto insurance system said it has uncovered instances of insurers illegally selling more expensive policies to women and widowed drivers, raising questions about state oversight of rating practices as the industry pushes lawmakers to contain high premiums. Read More

Credit unions merging forces

September 12, 2017
A pair of credit unions in the region are merging to form a brand-new entity. Read More

CEO sent to prison for tax evasion

September 12, 2017
The former head of a shuttered southwest Michigan biofuels company has been sentenced to prison and ordered to pay $2 million in restitution. Read More

Investment banking firm appoints partners

September 11, 2017
A local investment banking and capital management firm has named two new partners. Read More

SBA loan activity on upward trajectory in Michigan

Specialist says borrowers are feeling confident in cash flow, business opportunities; banks are raising loan maximums.

September 8, 2017
Huntington Bank is seeing a rising tide of confidence from borrowers interested in Small Business Administration loans. Read More