NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- On Wednesday I profiled 90 publicly-traded community banks in Community Banks With CRE Loan Exposures. My message to these banks is that they should take action to raise capital, trim noncurrent loans or consider merger opportunities.On Thursday premarket we learned that the Portland, Ore., community bank Umpqua Holdings (UMPQ - Get Report) will acquire the Spokane, Wash., savings and loan Sterling Financial (STSA) in a $2 billion deal.
Umpqua Holdings Buys Sterling Financial
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