Obama's Choice For Fed Is A Nod to Smaller Banks

January 6, 2015
The New York Times: Benyamin Appelbaum
President Obama said on Tuesday that he would nominate Allan R. Landon, the former chief executive of one of the largest banks in Hawaii, to a seat on the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors.
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Allan Landon Seen Boosting Community Bank Profile On Federal Reserve Board

January 6, 2015
Forbes: Antoine Gara
The Federal Reserve has been busy with so-called ‘too big to fail’ banks since the financial crisis, but the newest member of the central bank’s Board of Governors brings a perspective rooted in the world of small banks.
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Firm Offers Banks New Capital Strategy

February 1, 2013
Portland Business Journal: Matthew Kish
A new Portland firm that invests in banks is getting ready to close a series of deals.
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Former Bank of Hawaii CEO Helps Launch Community Bank Fund

December 4, 2012
SNL Financial: Kevin Dobbs
Former Bank of Hawaii Corp. CEO, Allan Landon, nixed his banking retirement this year in favor of a new fund focused on investing in community bank debt...
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Basel III Spurs More Banks to Consider Subordinated Debt

November 1, 2012
American Banker: Andy Peters
Subordinated debt could be an option for community banks that need to raise capital but want to avoid dilute existing shareholders...
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