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Tom Brown’s Banking Weekly 2/11/22

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–Copyrighted Material; Do Not Forward, Photocopy, or Redistribute In Any Way– Vol. VII, No. 5 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 2/11/22 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD:  Good to Great, revisited. In preparation for my five days of face-down rehab from eye surgery, I went to my book case and wrote down 15 books I had read in…

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Tom Brown’s Banking Weekly 1/28/22

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–Copyrighted Material; Do Not Forward, Photocopy, or Redistribute In Any Way– Vol. VII, No. 4 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 1/28/22 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD: More from my discussion with Jamie Dimon. I met with Jamie Dimon last Thursday and did not have time to cover all the highlights of the conversation in…

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Tom Brown’s Banking Weekly 1/21/22

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–Copyrighted Material; Do Not Forward, Photocopy, or Redistribute In Any Way– Vol. VII, No. 3 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 1/21/22 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD: My conversation yesterday with Jamie Dimon. Yesterday, I went to Manhattan to meet with JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon. In my job, I am very fortunate to be able…

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Tom Brown’s Banking Weekly 1/14/22

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–Copyrighted Material; Do Not Forward, Photocopy, or Redistribute In Any Way– Vol. VII, No. 2 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 1/14/22 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD: The banking industry’s Great Asset Remix is underway. Second Curve Capital, the investment partnership I manage, had its annual meeting this week, and I told the audience that if…

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Tom Brown’s Banking Weekly 1/7/22

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–Copyrighted Material; Do Not Forward, Photocopy, or Redistribute In Any Way– Vol. VII, No. 1 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 1/7/22 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD: The re-starts at Texas Capital and Berkshire Hills Bancorp. At the end of last year and the beginning of this year, I had a chance to talk with Rob…

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Tom Brown’s Banking Weekly 12/23/21

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–Copyrighted Material; Do Not Forward, Photocopy, or Redistribute In Any Way– Vol. VI, No. 50 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 12/23/21 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD:  WinTrust turns 30 on December 27. Happy Birthday! It is only appropriate that we close the year by celebrating another founder-led banking company that has been a smashing…

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Tom Brown’s Banking Weekly 12/17/21

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–Copyrighted Material; Do Not Forward, Photocopy, or Redistribute In Any Way– Vol. VI, No. 49 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 12/17/21 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD:  Bridgewater Bancshares, a star banking performer in the Twin Cities. At the suggestion of Dave Nelson, CEO of West Bancorp. (profiled here on Dec. 3), I had a…

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Tom Brown’s Banking Weekly 12/10/21

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–Copyrighted Material; Do Not Forward, Photocopy, or Redistribute In Any Way– Vol. VI, No. 48 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 12/10/21 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD: Takeaways from the annual Goldman Sachs Financial Services Conference. I don’t normally spend much time listening to 35-minute company presentations at investment bank-sponsored conferences, but I did this…

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Tom Brown’s Banking Weekly 12/3/21

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–Copyrighted Material; Do Not Forward, Photocopy, or Redistribute In Any Way– Vol. VI, No. 47 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 12/3/21 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD: West Bancorp. is the poster child for community banking. In the last two years, I have discovered some truly great banking companies and banking CEOs among the roughly 900…

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Tom Brown’s Banking Weekly 11/19/21

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–Copyrighted Material; Do Not Forward, Photocopy, or Redistribute In Any Way– Vol. VI, No. 45 TOM BROWN’S BANKING WEEKLY: 11/19/21 Financial Services Insights and Intelligence FIRST WORD: What is the “one thing” in banking that has led to superior performance? I have given a few presentations to management teams and boards recently, and in my preparations…

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