Sharkey to Lead Combined Fifth Third, MB Financial ABL Business

According to an SEC filing, Mike Sharkey has been selected to head the combined national asset-based lending business following the merger of Fifth Third Bank and MB Financial .

Fifth Third Appoints Schramm Lead of Technology Organization

Fifth Third Bancorp appointed Executive Vice President and CIO Jude Schramm to head of the information technology organization. He will report to Chairman, President and CEO Greg D. Carmichael.

Fifth Third Taps Industry Veteran to Lead New National Division

Joshua Landau will lead Fifth Third’s newly expanded Financial Institutions Group as managing director and group head, reporting directly to Kevin Lavender, EVP and head of Corporate Banking.

Fifth Third Securities to Acquire M&A Firm Coker Capital

Fifth Third Securities will acquire Coker Capital Advisors, an M&A advisory services firm focused on middle-market healthcare companies.

Fifth Third Promotes Alonso, Names Regional President

Fifth Third named Kevin Hipskind regional president responsible for Indiana and St. Louis. Hipskind will report to Steven Alonso, who moves from regional president to group regional president with responsibility for all of the bank’s regions.

Yurosek Joins Fifth Third as California Market President

Fifth Third expanded its commercial banking capabilities by hiring Joseph Yurosek as market president to serve California-based middle market companies.

Fifth Third Partners with QED Investors to Advance Fintech Strategy

Fifth Third Capital Holdings partnered with fintech venture capital firm QED Investors, which will advise Fifth Third on the continued development of its fintech strategy.

Credit Suisse, Fifth Third, Citizens Reprice Affinity Loan

Affinity Gaming, a diversified casino gaming operator, repriced its existing $300 million term loan B, with Credit Suisse, Fifth Third and Citizens Bank as arrangers.

Credit Suisse Agents $375MM Affinity Gaming Facility

Affinity Gaming closed two new senior secured credit facilities totaling $375 million. Credit Suisse served as administrative agent for the transaction.

Fifth Third Plans Changes to Branch Network

Fifth Third Bancorp announced plans to pursue changes to its branch network as it works to improve efficiency, competitiveness and the quality of its customers’ experience.