Increased Foreign Investments in U.S. Banks


Will CFIUS reviews and potential investigations become another regulatory step in bank acquisitions?

One by-product of the international credit and liquidity crisis, which emanated from U.S. lending and funding practices, is increased political attention to foreign investments in U.S. banks. Foreign interest in U.S. bank investments from certain countries flush with liquidity and concentrated wealth can be expected to increase as U.S. banks seek to replenish capital and the dollar remains weak. This week the Senate Banking Committee held hearings on the influence ?Sovereign Wealth Funds? may have through their investments in U.S. financial institutions even though these investments may be accepted as ?non-controlling? by the Federal Reserve.

See full newsletter for more.

LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

© Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP | Attorney Advertising

Written by:


Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP on:

JD Supra Readers' Choice 2016 Awards
Reporters on Deadline

"My best business intelligence, in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:

Sign up to create your digest using LinkedIn*

*By using the service, you signify your acceptance of JD Supra's Privacy Policy.

Already signed up? Log in here

*With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name. Or, sign up using your email address.