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Deckers Outdoor Corp. and the former Pacific Capital Bancorp, two of the biggest names in tri-county business, were the targets of a KPMG auditor who leaked their financial information to a golf partner and now faces federal criminal insider trading charges, according to prosecutors. Scott London, a former partner in charge of the accounting firm’s Read More →
Union Bank’s $1.5 billion acquisition of Santa Barbara Bank & Trust’s parent company is slated to close Dec. 1 now that federal regulators have signed off on the deal. In approving the sale of Pacific Capital Bancorp with a formal order on Nov. 14, Federal Reserve officials set in motion a number of events. They Read More →
Santa Barbara Bank & Trust parent Pacific Capital said third-quarter earnings were up 62.2 percent to $33.2 million, or $1.01 per diluted share. The higher profits come on the eve of the sale of the region’s largest banking franchise to San Francisco-based Union Bank, a deal expected to close in the fourth quarter. Pacific Capital Read More →
Santa Barbara Bank & Trust parent Pacific Capital Bancorp earned $24.1 million, or 73 cents per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2012 compared with $21 million the year before. The company, which is in the process of being bought by Union Bank, said the profits were its highest since Texas-based Ford Financial Group Read More →
The parent of Santa Barbara Bank & Trust has walked away from a consent order place on it by regulators two years ago, it said June 4. Pacific Capital Bancorp, the region’s largest bank, said that its agreement with the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco was terminated effective May 23. That frees the $5.8 Read More →
The San Francisco African American Chamber of Commerce has told banking regulators that it opposes Union Bank’s $1.5 billion acquisition of Santa Barbara-based Pacific Capital Bancorp, according to the business newspaper for that region. The San Francisco Business Times reports that the chamber has told regulators it opposed the deal because it feels San Francisco-based Read More →