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U.S. Bancorp
U.S. Bank
Public company
Traded as NYSEUSB
S&P 100 Component
S&P 500 Component
Industry Banking, Financial services
Founded September 9, 1968; 48 years ago (1968-09-09)
Headquarters Minneapolis, Minnesota
Number of locations
3,106 branches and 4,842 ATMs[1]
Key people
Products Credit cards
Retail banking
Commercial bank
Investment banking
Private banking
Financial analysis
Private equity
Revenue Increase US$21.494 billion (2016)[1]
Increase US$8.105 billion (2016)[1]
Increase US$5.944 billion (2016)[1]
Total assets Increase US$445.964 billion (2016)[1]
Total equity Increase US$47.933 billion (2016)[1]
Number of employees
71,191 (2016)[1]
Capital ratio 9.1%[1] Tier 1 (12/2016)
Rating Long Term Senior Debt
Moody's: A1 (10/2016)
S&P: A+ (10/2016)
Fitch: AA (10/2016)
DBRS: AA (10/2016)
Website www.usbank.com

U.S. Bancorp is a bank holding company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It is the parent company of U.S. Bank, National Association, known as U.S. Bank, which is ranked 5th on the list of largest banks in the United States. The company provides banking, investment, mortgage, trust, and payment services products to individuals, businesses, governmental entities, and other financial institutions. It has 3,106 branches and 4,842 ATMs, primarily in the Midwestern United States.[1] The company also owns Elavon, a processor of credit card transactions.[1]

U.S. Bancorp operates under the second-oldest continuous national charter, originally Charter #24, granted in 1863 following the passage of the National Bank Act. Earlier charters have expired as banks were closed or acquired, raising U.S. Bank's charter number from #24 to #2. The oldest national charter, originally granted to the First National Bank of Philadelphia, is held by Wells Fargo, which it obtained upon its merger with Wachovia.[3]


One US Bank Plaza in downtown St. Louis, Missouri
The US Bank tower in downtown Denver, Colorado
US Bank tower in Salt Lake City, Utah
US Bank Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
US Bank Building in Sheboygan, Wisconsin
U.S. Bancorp footprint
Downtown Minneapolis; U.S. Bancorp Center is the second unobstructed tower from the left.
First Bank System used this logo from 1979. It incorporates the silhouette of the number one.
US Bank in Hudson, Ohio

The U.S. Bank name first appeared as United States National Bank of Portland, established in Portland, Oregon, in 1891.[4] It changed its name to the United States National Bank of Oregon in 1964.[4] In 1902, it merged with Ainsworth National Bank of Portland, but kept the U.S. National Bank name.[4] The decision turned out to be advantageous for the bank, as a 1913 federal law prohibited other banks from using “United States” in their names from that time forward. U.S. National was among the first banks to form a bank holding company — called U.S. Bancorp, on September 9, 1968.[citation needed]

The central part of the franchise dates from 1864, with the formation of First National Bank of Minneapolis.[4] In 1929, that bank merged with First National Bank of St. Paul (also formed in 1864) and several smaller Upper Midwest banks to form the First Bank Stock Corporation, which changed its name to First Bank System in 1968.[4]

In the eastern part of the franchise, Farmers and Millers Bank in Milwaukee opened its doors in 1853, growing into the First National Bank of Milwaukee and eventually becoming First Wisconsin and ultimately Firstar Corporation.[4] In Cincinnati, First National Bank of Cincinnati opened for business in 1863 under National Charter #24—the charter that U.S. Bancorp still operates under today, and one of the oldest active national bank charters in the nation.[4] Despite having started up in the midst of the Civil War, First National Bank of Cincinnati went on to survive many decades to grow into Star Bank.[4]

In 1929, Mississippi Valley Trust Company, one of the predecessors to U.S. Bank, helped to finance Charles Lindbergh’s historic flight across the Atlantic Ocean with a $15,000 loan.[4]

In 1993, First Bank System acquired Colorado National Bank.[5]

In May 1995, U.S. Bancorp of Oregon announced the pending acquisition of the Boise, Idaho-based West One Bancorp for $1.8 billion.[6][7] At the time of announcement, West One had branch offices in Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and Utah. The acquisition was completed in December 1995.[8] Since both U.S. Bancorp and West One had overlapping territories in Oregon and Washington, the U.S. Justice Department would only allow the acquisition to proceed if U.S. Bancorp would sell off 27 branch offices in Washington and Oregon.[9] As a result of the regulatory ruling, U.S. Bancorp sold 25 branch offices in Oregon, four in central Washington and one in Idaho to First Hawaiian Bank for $38 million in cash.[10][11]

In February 1996, U.S. Bancorp of Oregon announced the pending acquisition of the San Ramon, California-based California Bancshares for $309 million in stock.[12] California Bancshares had a total of 38 branches in the East San Francisco Bay Area in nine separate banks that included Alameda First National, Community First National, Modesto Banking Co., Commercial Bank of Fremont, Lamorinda National Bank, Bank of San Ramon Valley, Westside Bank, Concord Commercial Bank and Bank of Milipitas. The acquisition was completed in June 1996.[13]

In September 1996, U.S. Bancorp of Oregon announced the pending acquisition of the St. George, Utah-based Sun Capital Bancorp with its three-branch office Sun Capital Bank subsidiary for $15.5 million.[14] The acquisition was completed in January 1997.[15]

In December 1996, Daniel R. Nelson, president and chief operating officer of U.S. Bancorp of Oregon, unexpectedly announced his early retirement effective on New Year’s Day 1997. Nelson was originally in line to be Gerry B. Cameron's successor as chairman and chief executive upon the Cameron's planned retirement on New Year's Day 1999.[16]

In December 1996, U.S. Bancorp of Oregon announced the pending acquisition of the Sacramento, California-based Business & Professional Bank for $35 million in cash.[17] The acquisition was completed in May 1997.[18]

In March 1997, the Minneapolis-based First Bank System announced the pending acquisition of the Portland, Oregon-based U.S. Bancorp of Oregon for $9 Billion in stock.[19][20] The acquisition was completed in August 1997.

In September 1997, the new U.S. Bancorp, formerly First Bank System, announced the pending acquisition of the St. Cloud, Minnesota-based Zappco, Inc. with its three banks and six banking locations for an disclosed amount.[21] At the time of the announcement, U.S. Bancorp had more than 1,000 banking offices in the states of Minnesota, Oregon, Washington, Colorado, California, Idaho, Nebraska, North Dakota, Nevada, South Dakota, Montana, Iowa, Illinois, Utah, Wisconsin, Kansas, and Wyoming. The acquisition was completed in December 1997.[22]

In March 1998, U.S. Bancorp announced the pending acquisition of the Vancouver, Washington-based Northwest Bancshares with its 10-branch offices Northwest National Bank subsidiary for an undisclosed amount.[23][24] In October 1998, the U.S. Justice Department agreed to allow the acquisition to proceed on the condition that one of the Northwest National Bank branch offices was to be sold.[25] The acquisition was completed in December 1998 after U.S. Bancorp sold the request banking office to Centennial Bank of Eugene.[26]

In February 1999, U.S. Bancorp announced the pending acquisition of the San Diego-based Bank of Commerce with its 10 branch offices for $314 million in stock.[27][28][29] The acquisition was finalized in July 1999.[30]

In May 1999, U.S. Bancorp announced the pending acquisition of the Newport Beach, California-based Western Bancorp with its Santa Monica Bank and Southern California Bank subidiaries and a total of 31 branch offices for $904 million in stock.[31][32] At the time of the announcement, U.S. Bancorp had 98 branch offices within California. The acquisition was finalized in November 1999 for $1.04 billion in stock.[33][34]

In 1999, Firstar Corporation of Milwaukee acquired Star Bank of Cincinnati.[35][36]

The same year, the company acquired Mercantile Bancorporation in a $10.6 billion transaction.[37][38] Mercantile had acquired Mark Twain Bancshares for $792 million in 1996.[39]

In June 2000, U.S. Bancorp announced the pending acquisition of the San Diego-based Scripps Financial Corporation with its nine-branch office Scripps Bank subsidiary for $155 million in stock.[40] The acquisition was completed in October 2000.[41]

In 2001, Firstar bought U.S. Bancorp in a $21 billion transaction, keeping the U.S. Bancorp name and headquarters in Minneapolis.[42]

In April 2001, U.S. Bancorp announced the pending acquisition of all 20 branch offices in California of the Encino-based Pacific Century Bank from its Honolulu-based parent Pacific Century Financial Corporation.[43][44] The acquisition was completed in September 2001.[45][46]

In July 2002, U.S. Bancorp announced the pending acquisition of all 57 retail banking branches of the San Mateo, California-based Bay View Bank from its Bay View Capital Corporation parent for $429 million.[47][48] The acquisition was completed in November 2002.[49]

In May 2004, U.S. Bancorp announced that it was acquiring the $34 billion corporate trust bond administration business from National City Corporation.[50][51][52]

In October 2004, Richard K. Davis was appointed chief operating officer and president of U.S. Bancorp. Jerry Grundhofer had handed over the position of president to Davis while still retaining the titles of chairman and chief executive officer.[53] Davis had been a protege of Grundhofer since their days together at Star Banc Corporation and had assisted in the takeover of Firstar by Star Banc in 1998[54] and the later acquisition of U.S. Bancorp by Firstar in 2001.

In November 2006, U.S. Bancorp announced that it was acquiring the $410 billion corporate trust and institutional custody businesses of Wachovia Corporation for $720 million in cash.[55]

In July 2006, U.S. Bancorp announced that it was acquiring the $123 billion municipal and corporate bond trustee business from SunTrust.[56]

In June 2006, U.S. Bancorp announced the pending acquisition of the Avon, Colorado-based Vail Banks Inc. with its WestStar Bank subsidiary and 23 locations for $98.6 million in cash.[57] The acquisition was completed in September 2006.[58]

In November 2006, U.S. Bancorp announced that it was acquiring the $30 billion municipal bond trustee business from LaSalle Bank.[59][60]

In November 2006, U.S. Bancorp announced the pending acquisition of the Great Falls, Montana-based United Financial Corporation with its Heritage Bank subsidiary for $71 million in stock.[61] The acquisition was completed in February 2007 and nearly double the branch presence of U.S. Bank in Montana.[62]

In December 2006, Jerry Grundhofer handed over the position of chief executive officer to president Richard Davis while Grundhofer remained chairman until his retirement the following year in December 2007.[63][64][65] After Grundhofer retirement in December 2007, Davis added the position of chairman to his other titles of president and chief executive officer.[66]

In March 2008, the U.S. Bancorp announced the pending acquisition of the seven-office Los Angeles-based Mellon 1st Business Bank from the Bank of New York Mellon for an disclosed amount in cash.[67] The acquisition was completed in June 2008.[68]

On November 14, 2008, the U.S. Treasury invested $6,599,000,000 in preferred stock and warrants in the company via the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008.[69]

On November 21, 2008, the company acquired the failed Downey Savings & Loan Association and also the failed Pomona First Federal Bancorp in a transaction facilitated by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation for an disclosed amount.[70] Downey Savings had 170 branch offices in California and five branch offices in Arizona while PFF Bank had 38 branch offices in Southern California.

In April 2009, U.S. Bancorp acquired the assets and deposits of the failed Ketchum, Idaho-based First Bank of Idaho in a transaction facilitated by the FDIC.[71][72] First Bank of Idaho had seven offices in Idaho and Wyoming, some of which operated under the name First Bank of the Tetons.

On June 17, 2009, the company redeemed the $6.6 billion of preferred stock and on July 15, 2009, it completed the purchase of a warrant held by the U.S. Treasury Department. This effectively concluded U.S. Bancorp’s participation in the Capital Purchase Program. It was the first bank to repay the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) funds.[73]

On October 5, 2009, the company announced its acquisition of the $8 billion mutual fund administration and accounting servicing division of Fiduciary Management, Inc. for an undisclosed amount.[74][75]

On October 7, 2009, the company agreed to buy the bond trustee business of First Citizens Bank, a subsidiary of First Citizens BancShares Inc. for an undisclosed amount.[76][77]

On October 20, 2009, the company completed a transaction to purchase the failed FBOP Corporation's nine subsidiary banks from the FDIC for an disclosed amount. The banks included BankUSA, National Association with 2 offices in Arizona, Cal National Bank with 68 offices in California, Citizens National Bank with 1 office in Texas, Community Bank of Lemont with 1 office in Illinois, Madisonville State Bank with 1 office in Texas, North Houston Bank with 1 office in Texas, Pacific National Bank with 17 offices in California, Park National Bank with 31 offices in Illinois, and San Diego National Bank with 28 offices in California.[78]

Since the company did not have a previous presence in Texas nor want one in the near future, the company subsequently sold the three banks in Texas in 2010 to Houston-based Prosperity Bancshares for an disclosed amount.[79] Each of the banks had one office each.[78]

In October 2009, BB&T Corporation announced the pending sale of their Nevada banking operations to U.S. Bancorp for an disclosed amount. BB&T had just recently acquired the 21 offices in Nevada through a transaction facilitated by the FDIC for disposal of the assets and deposits of the failed Alabama-based Colonial BancGroup but BB&T had no desire to expand west of Texas while it wanted to keep the other Colonial former locations in the Southeastern United States.[80] The acquisition was completed in January 2010.[81]

In January 2011, U.S. Bancorp acquired the assets and deposits of the failed First Community Bank of New Mexico in a transaction facilitated by the FDIC for an asset discount of approximately $380 million.[82] The acquisition had included 35 offices in New Mexico and 3 offices in Arizona.

In January 2012, the company acquired the assets and deposits of the failed Knoxville, Tennessee-based BankEast in a transaction facilitated by the FDIC for an asset discount of approximately $67.5 million.[83] The acquisition had included 10 offices in the Knoxville area.

In March 2013, U.S. Bancorp announced that it was acquiring the $57 billion municipal bond trustee business from Deutsche Bank.[84]

In January 2014, U.S. Bancorp announced the pending acquisition of 94 branch offices of the Charter One Bank in Chicago from the RBS Citizens Financial Group for $315 million,[85] doubling its market share in Chicago.[86] 13 Charter One branches were closed due to their close proximity to existing U.S. Bank offices.[87] The acquisition was completed in June 2014.[86]

In January 2015, chief financial officer Andrew Cecere was promoted to chief operating officer.[88] A year later, Cecere was given the additional position of president.[89]

In January 2017, U.S. Bancorp announced that chairman and CEO Richard Davis was going to handover his CEO position to president and COO Andrew Cecere in April 2017 while still remaining chairman of the corporation.[90]

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