Anyone running a bank in the asset neighborhood of $20 billion to $50 billion is caught between a rock (Wall Street) and a hard place (Washington.)

Lots of banks are under immense pressure to grow. None of them are expected to accomplish that with loans, interchange fees or much else anytime soon. Deal-minded Wall Streeters forcefully and repeatedly offer this answer: buy somebody else, or sell.

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