Saturday, April 17, 2010

Winkler Blogging at 30,000 Feet-- "Bank Failure Friday: 8 More Banks Close"

Rolfe Winkler

seekingalpha.com


Reporting from somewhere over Louisiana (Delta in-flight WiFi = very cool). Big bank failure news so far tonight is a coordinated closure of three banks that involves three different regulators and a 50%/50% loss share agreement with FDIC and the acquiring bank. Typical loss-shares had been 95/5 and the news was they were going to 80/20. Here the FDIC has apparently secured a deal to share losses equally.

#43

—Failed bank: Lakeside Community Bank, Sterling Heights MI
—Regulator: Michigan Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation
—Acquiring bank: None
—Transaction: payout transaction
—Vitals: assets of $53 million, deposits of $52.3 million
—Estimated DIF damage: $11.3 million

#44

—Failed bank: AmericanFirst Bank, Clermont FL
—Regulator: Florida Office of Financial Regulation
—Acquiring bank: TD Bank, National Association, Wilmington DE
—Transaction: 50/50 loss share on total of $2.2 billion of assets among three institutions
—Vitals: assets of $90.5 million, deposits of $81.9 million
—Estimated DIF damage: $10.5 million

#45

—Failed bank: First Federal Bank of North Florida
—Regulator: OTS
—Acquiring bank: TD Bank NA
—Transaction: 50/50 loss share on total of $2.2 billion of assets among three institutions
—Vitals: assets of $393.3 million, deposits of $324.2 million
—Estimated DIF damage: $6.0 million (one of the smallest loss rates as % of assets since WaMu cost the DIF $0)

#46

—Failed bank: Riverside National Bank of Florida
—Regulator: OCC
—Acquiring bank: TD Bank NA
—Transaction: 50/50 loss share on total of $2.2 billion of assets among three institutions
—Vitals: assets of $3.42 billion, deposits of $2.76 billion
—Estimated DIF damage: $491.8 million

#47

—Failed bank: Butler Bank, Lowell MA
—Regulator: Massachusetts Division of Banks
—Acquiring bank: People’s United Bank, Bridgeport CT
—Transaction: loss share of $206 million of assets
—Vitals: assets of $268 million, deposits of $233.2 million
—Estimated DIF damage: $22.9 million

#48

—Failed bank: Innovative Bank, Oakland CA
—Regulator: California Department of Financial Institutions
—Acquiring bank: Center Bank, Los Angeles CA
—Transaction: loss share on $178.1 million
—Vitals: assets of $268.9 million, deposits of $225.2 million
—Estimated DIF damage: $37.8 million

#49

—Failed bank: Tamalpais Bank, San Rafael CA
—Regulator: California Department of Financial Institutions
—Acquiring bank: Union Bank, NA, San Francisco CA
—Transaction: loss share on $522.3 million of assets
—Vitals: assets of $628.9 million, deposits of $487.6 million
—Estimated DIF damage: $81.1 million

#50

—Failed bank: City Bank, Lynnwood WA
—Regulator: Washington Department of Financial Institutions
—Acquiring bank: Whidbey Island Bank, Coupeville WA
—Transaction: loss share on $455.6 million of assets
—Vitals: assets of $1.13 billion, deposits of $1.02 billion
—Estimated DIF damage: $323.4 million

About Rolfe Winkler

Rolfe Winkler is a columnist and blogger for Reuters. His website is http://blogs.reuters.com/rolfe-winkler. Prior to Reuters he blogged for the Implode-o-Meter at OptionARMageddon.com and his content was syndicated on RGE Monitor and Naked Capitalism.