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PNC Buys BBVA’s US Arm For $11.6BN In 2nd-Biggest Banking Deal Since Collapse Of Lehman

With the Fed expected to continue suppressing lending margins for the foreseeable future, the slow creep of consolidation in the banking industry continued Monday morning when Pittsburgh-based PNC Financial announced that it had agreed to buy the US business of Spanish banking giant BBVA for $11.6 billion. According to Reuters, the deal is the second-biggest…