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Earlier this year, Cadence Bancshares announced its initial public offering (IPO). Soon after, analysts started exploring whether or not additional banks might pursue a similar strategy. Following the announcement, the Birmingham Business Journal’s Michael Seale authored a piece, entitled “Will Cadence pave the way for more...

On February 2, 2017, Porter White & Company (PWCo) released its Q3 2016 Birmingham Area Economic Report. The report reveals that the Birmingham-Hoover MSA has experienced significant losses in manufacturing over the past decade and has experienced gains in the leisure and hospitality industry.  The...

According to recent data included in the Q4 2016 Banking Almanac, Birmingham community banks are experiencing growth. Analysts believe more growth should be expected in 2017. The Birmingham Business Journal’s Michael Seale examined the perceived impact of the new president and his administration on the banking...

Every quarter, Porter White and Company’s (PWCo) community banking practice publishes a Banking Almanac, a comprehensive report on all Alabama banks and thrifts. The 4Q 2016 Banking Almanac examines Alabama institutions by a variety of financial measures, including: Total Assets Net Interest Margin Non-Interest Income Non-Interest...