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Regions closes Morgan Keegan sale to Raymond James

April 2, 2012

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Regions Financial Corp. has completed its sale of Morgan Keegan & Co. Inc. and related affiliates to Raymond James Financial Inc. for about $1.2 billion. Regions’ trust and institutional investment management businesses are not included in the sale and will operate within Regions’ Wealth Management organization. Regions President &d CEO Grayson Hall said the sale […]

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Regions selling $900 million in stock to help repay TARP

March 13, 2012

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Regions Financial Corp. is setting the stage for repaying $3.5 billion in Troubled Asset Relief Program, or TARP, money it owes the U.S. Treasury. The Birmingham-based bank, which holds the leading market share for banks in Mississippi, Tuesday announced a $900 million common stock offering to raise money to buy back the $3.5 million Series […]

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Customer ‘feedback’ leads Regions, SunTrust, Wells Fargo to end debit card fees

October 31, 2011

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Regions Bank and SunTrust customers in Mississippi and elsewhere can say goodbye to the monthly debit card fees the banks assessed for using the card for making purchases. The Birmingham-based Regions, which holds the largest bank market share in Mississippi, followed SunTrust, Wells Fargo and Chase Bank in pulling the plug on the fees. Regions […]

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TARP pressure behind Regions putting Morgan Keegan up for sale

June 27, 2011

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By Ted Carter You can toss out public relations as a reason Regions Financial, parent of Regions Bank, wants to get rid of wayward brokerage and investment banking subsidiary Morgan Keegan. It comes down to money – specifically the $3.5 billion the Birmingham-based Regions still owes the U.S. Treasury’s Troubled Asset Relief program, analysts say. […]

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