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M&T Bank Receives Regulatory Approval to Complete People’s United Merger

March 07, 2022, 08:00 AM
Filed Under: Banking News

M&T Bank Corporation announced receipt of regulatory approval from the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System to complete the previously announced acquisition of People's United Financial. The transaction has also received approval from both the New York State Department of Financial Services and the Connecticut Department of Banking. No further regulatory approvals are required. The merger is expected to be completed in accordance with the law and the agreement.

The companies announced more than a year ago that M&T Bank had agreed to acquire People’s United Financial in an approximately $7.6 billion deal.

The merger was unanimously approved by the board of directors of each company. Shareholders at both M&T and People's United approved the transaction on May 25, 2021, at their respective special meetings.

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