November 2010 | ababj.com
INformINg baNkers for more thaN 100 years
“I’m probably in the only industry in the country where the government can tell me that I can’t grow my business”
— Donna Petrocco, Valley Bank & Trust
26 | COVER STORY Capital squeeze
You’ve heard it: “12% is the new 10%.” But capital can be hard to come by, unless you’ve got a board with deep pockets and a trifecta of things investors look for. Especially picky are private equity players. Three bank case studies lead off this Special Report.
33 | Basel III redefines capital
The third time around for the global rules may be less “the charm” than cause for alarm. An ABA expert shows what the new rules will mean for all banks.
16 | ABA COMMUNITY BANKING Chapter 12’s bad fit
Some say Chapter 12 ag bankruptcy—the original “cramdown”—could solve the mortgage crisis. Veteran ag banking experts know better.
| ABA BANKING JOURNAL | november 2010
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of ABA Banking Journal - November 2010