TCF’s Auto Sector Exit Intensifies Profitability Concerns at Regional Banks

The announcement this week that TCF Bank will shutter its indirect auto finance unit, Gateway One Lending & Finance LLC, caps a year that has been volatile for mid-sized regional banks, according to Peter Winter, analyst at Wedbush Securities. “Most banks are surprised how long the credit cycle has lasted for the [mid-tier] bank group,” […]
  • William Hoffman
  • December 6, 2017
  • 0

Prior to Business Exit, TCF Scores Pointed to Waning Performance

In announcing TCF Bank’s exit last week from the auto sector, CEO Craig Dahl said subsidiary Gateway One Lending & Finance “performed as expected” under the new direction set earlier in the year. Yet, data from the 2017 Auto Finance Performance initiative paint a picture of a lender whose representatives were falling short of dealer […]
  • Marcie Belles
  • December 5, 2017
  • 0