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The Story of Nationsbank

Changing the Face of American Banking

By Howard E. Covington Jr., Marion A. Ellis

Foreword by L. William Seidman

346 pp., 6.125 x 9.25

  • Paperback ISBN: 978-0-8078-4953-8
    Published: February 2001
  • eBook ISBN: 978-1-4696-4781-4
    Published: June 2018

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Charlotte-based NationsBank, formerly named NCNB, became one of the nation's leading financial powers following its acquisition in 1988 of First Republic Bank of Texas and its merger in 1991 with Atlanta-based C&S/Sovran. The authors provide a corporate history of this maverick financial institution.

About the Authors

Howard E. Covington Jr. is a former journalist who has collaborated with Marion A. Ellis on a number of books, most recently Terry Sanford: Politics, Progress, and Outrageous Ambitions and The North Carolina Century: Tar Heels Who Made a Difference, 1900-2000. Covington lives in Greensboro.
For more information about Howard E. Covington Jr., visit the Author Page.

Marion A. Ellis is a former journalist who has collaborated with Howard E. Covington on a number of books, most recently Terry Sanford: Politics, Progress, and Outrageous Ambitions and The North Carolina Century: Tar Heels Who Made a Difference, 1900-2000. Ellis lives in Charlotte.
For more information about Marion A. Ellis, visit the Author Page.

Reviews

"[Hugh] McColl represents a new breed of bankers, real competitors who will eventually help modernize our banking system."--from the Foreword by L. William Seidman