Rediker Talks Community Banks and IRS

The IRS recently proposed a new rule related to the process by which families transfer businesses to other family members. The Birmingham Business Journal’s Michael Seale explored the proposal in his article, “Community bankers concerned about IRS proposal.” In the...

Bibb Discusses Regions with BBJ

In Q3 2016, Regions posted a $304 million profit. Soon after the announcement, analysts began sharing thoughts on possible next steps for the bank. The Birmingham Business Journal reached out to Porter White and Company’s Murray Bibb and asked for his thoughts on...

Rediker Shares Thoughts on Well Fargo

In the aftermath of the Wells Fargo scandal, journalists across the country explored the potential impact of the bank’s actions on consumers and institutions. The Birmingham Business Journal’s Michael Seale focused his reporting on community banks. In doing so, he...

BBJ Reports on Valuation Trends

In late August, Porter White and Company (PWCo) published “What’s it Worth, Q1 2016,” a quarterly valuation review that explores recent valuation trends in the public and private markets. In the report, PWCo highlights the fact that U.S. private equity activity...

Bank of Pine Hill Fairness Opinion

Family Security Credit Union (Decatur, AL) and Bank of Pine Hill (Pine Hill, AL) have entered into a definitive agreement for Family Security to purchase substantially all the assets and assume the deposits of Bank of Pine Hill. The transaction is expected to close in...

Opelika-Auburn News Covers Econ Report

On August 9, Porter White & Company (PWCo) released its Q1 2016 Birmingham Area Economic Report. The report places the Birmingham area economy in a state, regional and national context, and focuses on the following statistical series: (A) number of people...