The following statistics reflect performance of the 10 banks with the largest market shares in the Indianapolis Metropolitan Statistical Area.
BMO Harris Bank’s expansion in Indianapolis and other markets via its acquisition of M&I Bank is off to a rocky start as many customers still are unable to access their online banking accounts.
Oscar Robertson’s money troubles in Ohio have been well documented lately. But in his hometown of Indianapolis, he’s trying to convince a judge that he’s not responsible for a $203,000 bank loan.
M&I Bank filed the suit against J. Greg Allen, charging he defaulted on two loans he took out to buy 73 acres of land on the northeast corner of Emerson Avenue and County Line Road on Indianapolis’ south side.
Shares in regional banks are rallying after Canada's BMO Financial Group agreed to acquire Marshall & Ilsley Corp. in an all-stock deal.
M&I has about 30 branches in the Indianapolis area and controls about 6 percent of the market's bank deposits, according to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. The bank is ranked sixth among area banks in terms of employment, with about 400 workers.
A 10-year, $20 million deal for a civilian division of the U.S. Marine Corps to occupy four floors of the 28-story M&I
Plaza building downtown will push
the city’s sixth-largest office tower from a woeful 30-percent occupancy rate to about 50 percent.
Last week’s front-page story “Shuffling the deck” pointed out the significant gains midsize banks have
made in the Indianapolis market over the last year. The one glaring exception was Columbus, Ohio-based Huntington National
Bank, which had lost $56.3 million in local deposits as of June 30, according to the FDIC. A closer look explains
Banks are fighting an ongoing battle with would-be identity thieves. Because banks are where the money is, the fight is
likely to go on a long time, with both thieves and banks growing in sophistication.
The insider-trading settlements announced by the Securities and Exchange Commission this week were an outgrowth of a broader
inquiry into trading in First Indiana Corp. by dozens of people before its sale two years ago, according to a former director
of the bank.
The Securities and Exchange Commission said today that it has settled insider-trading charges against three local residents
who bought shares in First Indiana Corp. immediately before the July 9, 2007, announcement that it was being acquired by a
Milwaukee bank for a 42-percent premium.
Bank transaction counts—the number of people going into banks to make a deposit, cash a check or
conduct some other form of business—have declined in recent years with the increased popularity
of direct deposit, online banking and easy ATM accessibility. So why add branches?
Banks launch campaigns to sooth jittery customers about the safety of their deposits, following an economic crisis that has brought down investment banks and sent stock values plummeting.
A Maryland company has taken ownership of downtown’s 28-story M&I Plaza just three months before a major tenant departure
leaves the skyscraper 70-percent vacant. The new owner is CapitalSource Inc., a commercial finance and investment firm based
in Chevy Chase, Md. It had been a lender to the former owner, which defaulted.
First Indiana Corp.’s announcement that it would be sold to Milwaukee-based Marshall & Ilsley Corp. for $529 million in cash
came just 17 days after sale discussions began. Banking observers have speculated for weeks that First Indiana acted fast
to cut a deal before it would have to report second-quarter results.