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Shooting the breeze

21 May 2018 By Antony Currie

Fifth Third is paying a 24 pct premium for fellow U.S. lender MB Financial. The Chicago-based target gets the better deal – it has struggled to grow earnings and lent almost to its limits. But cost cuts and the logic of consolidation make Fifth Third’s share slump look excessive.

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