Banking & Finance

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


Medical company facing involuntary bankruptcy petition

April 20, 2018
Creditors of a medical company in the region have commenced involuntary bankruptcy proceedings against the business. Read More

Nonprofit hosting Shred Day

April 19, 2018
A local nonprofit is offering free access to shredding services this weekend. Read More

Ranir hires CFO

April 19, 2018
A maker of oral care products has named a new chief financial officer with decades of experience in the consumer products industry. Read More

Q&A: Patricia Van Pelt

April 17, 2018
Patricia Van Pelt is the senior vice president of retail banking for West Michigan at Fifth Third Bank. Read More

State releases Flint from oversight

April 17, 2018
| By AP
LANSING — The city of Flint has been officially released from state oversight after roughly six years — a period including a public health crisis spurred by high lead levels in its water. Read More

Financial consulting firm moves into West Michigan market

April 13, 2018
A management consulting and financial advisory firm has opened an office in downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

Construction firm hires CFO

April 9, 2018
A local construction firm has named its new chief financial officer. Read More

Numerous factors combine to boost M&A activity

Small business sales increased by 27 percent nationwide in 2017 compared to 2016.

April 6, 2018
You may have noticed a lot of “Everything must go!” sale banners stretched across storefronts. Read More

Auto supplier approves $425M share buyback

March 30, 2018
An automotive supplier in the region is planning to buy back up to $425 million of its shares in the 2018 calendar year. Read More

Bank files for IPO

March 23, 2018
A Michigan bank with a local presence has submitted a proposal for an initial public offering of its common stock. Read More