U.S. Bancorp plans to issue 24 million shares of common stock to an affiliate of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) for a purchase price of $936 million. U.S. Bancorp will use proceeds of the transaction to satisfy a portion of its previously announced repayment obligation to MUFG.
U.S. Bancorp and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group extended the outside termination date of the purchase agreement for U.S. Bank’s acquisition of MUFG from Sep. 30, 2022, to Dec. 31, 2022.
U.S. Bancorp entered into a definitive agreement to acquire MUFG Union Bank’s core regional banking franchise from Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group. Under the terms of the agreement, U.S. Bancorp will purchase MUFG Union Bank for approximately $8 billion.
Andy Cecere, currently president and chief operating officer, will succeed Richard Davis as CEO of U.S. Bancorp on April 18, 2017, the date of the bank’s annual meeting of shareholders.
U.S. Bancorp reported Q1/16 earnings of $1.39 billion compared with $1.43 billion a year earlier. The bank noted the decrease was partially due to a 25% increase in loss provisions driven by energy-related commercial loans.
U.S. Bancorp reported 2015 full year net income of $5,879 million, which was a record compared to $5,851 million a year earlier. The bank noted the continued stability in its net interest margin of 3.06% and 3.05% in Q4/15 and full year, respectively.
U.S. Bancorp reported Q3/15 earnings of $1,489 million was up from $1,471 million a year earlier. The bank’s Q3/15 EPS of $0.81 met analysts’ expectations and was a record achievement.
U.S. Bancorp reported Q2/15 net income of $1,483 million compared with $1,495 million in Q2/14. Earnings per share of $0.80 met the expectations of analysts polled by Thomson Reuters.
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