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Nov 13, 2012, 11:00 ET Amalgamated Capital Provides $5 Million in Asset-Based Financing to Support Carol's Daughter, a Pegasus Capital Portfolio Company

 Amalgamated Capital (AmalCap), the New York-based leveraged finance division of Amalgamated Bank, announced today that it recently...


Aug 30, 2012, 15:31 ET Amalgamated Bank Provides $6.25 Million Loan to Scranton

 Amalgamated Bank, Scranton's Mayor Christopher A. Doherty, City Council members  and leaders  from the city's municipal unions today...


Aug 10, 2012, 17:22 ET Democratic National Committee Moves Its Money to Amalgamated Bank

 The Democratic National Committee (DNC) announced today that it has recently moved its primary banking relationship to Amalgamated...


Jul 10, 2012, 10:00 ET Amalgamated Bank Launches Full-Service Home Mortgage Division

 Responding to a growing need among working people for a more affordable local source of home financing, Amalgamated Bank has launched its own...


Apr 11, 2012, 15:10 ET Amalgamated Bank Completes Equity Investments from WL Ross & Co. LLC and The Yucaipa Companies

 Amalgamated Bank, America's Labor Bank, today announced the closing of an investment in the Bank by WL Ross & Co. LLC and The Yucaipa...


Mar 22, 2012, 10:00 ET Amalgamated Bank Marks 101st Anniversary of Triangle Factory Fire

This Friday, March 23 Amalgamated Bank, America's Labor Bank, and its employees are joining with local New York City community leaders and members...


Sep 26, 2011, 07:00 ET Amalgamated Bank Announces Equity Investments Totaling About $100 Million from WL Ross & Co. LLC and The Yucaipa Companies

Amalgamated Bank, America's Labor Bank since 1923, today announced that The Yucaipa Companies, LLC and WL Ross & Co. LLC, through their...


Sep 21, 2011, 11:00 ET Amalgamated Capital Acts as Sole Lead in $15 Million Senior Financing for Atlanta Equity's Acquisition of Marshall Emergency Services Associates

Amalgamated Capital (AmalCap), the New York-based leveraged finance division of Amalgamated Bank, announced today it served as Sole Lead Manager of...


Sep 19, 2011, 09:10 ET Albuquerque Studios Emerges From Bankruptcy Debt Free

Amalgamated Bank, America's Labor Bank, announced here today that after a bankruptcy reorganization, Albuquerque Studios (ABQ Studios) is now owned...


Jun 16, 2011, 09:15 ET EVP Robert Love Appointed Head of Amalgamated Capital

Amalgamated Bank (Amalgamated) announced here today that Executive Vice President Robert Love, who heads Amalgamated Business Credit, will also...


Apr 28, 2011, 09:00 ET Amalgamated Bank Appoints Edward Grebow President and CEO

Amalgamated Bank (Amalgamated) announced here today that Edward Grebow, a senior executive with extensive experience in both the financial services...


Jan 13, 2011, 11:40 ET Amalgamated Bank Names Daniel A. Greene Director of its Commercial Banking Division

Amalgamated Bank announced today that it has appointed Daniel A. Greene, a veteran banker with extensive experience in the New York area market,...


Oct 20, 2010, 11:00 ET Amalgamated Bank Appoints Director of its Commercial Real Estate Finance Division

Seeking to further expand and diversify its commercial loan portfolio, Amalgamated Bank has selected Gardner B. Semet to head its Commercial Real...


Sep 07, 2010, 10:30 ET Amalgamated Bank Launches Amalgamated Business Credit, a New Source of Asset-Based Financing for Middle Market Companies

Amalgamated Bank today announced that it has formed Amalgamated Business Credit, a New York-based unit of the Bank's Commercial Banking Division...


Jun 14, 2010, 11:00 ET Amalgamated Capital Co-Leads $25 Million Senior Debt Financing for PNC Equity Partners' Acquisition of Wheaton Industries

Amalgamated Capital (AmalCap), a recently formed division of Amalgamated Bank, announced today it served as Co-Lead Arranger for a $25 million...


Apr 01, 2010, 11:15 ET Amalgamated Bank's Real Estate Finance Division Continues to Add Depth and Experience to its Lending Team

Projecting an increase in lending transactions, Amalgamated Bank's Real Estate Finance Division continues to make strategic additions to its loan...


Mar 23, 2010, 11:24 ET Amalgamated Bank Names Joseph E. Brunken to Direct Marketing and Client Services for Its Institutional Asset Management Division

Focused on building successful, long-term client relationships, Amalgamated Bank's Institutional Asset Management and Custody Division appointed...


Jan 07, 2010, 11:30 ET Amalgamated Bank Appoints James Freel Chief Real Estate Officer - Institutional Asset Management and Custody

Amalgamated Bank has named James T. Freel to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Real Estate Officer in its Institutional Asset...


Sep 22, 2009, 11:30 ET Amalgamated Bank Launches Amalgamated Capital, a New Source of Financing for Private Equity-Sponsored Middle Market Companies

Amalgamated Bank announced today that it has formed Amalgamated Capital, a New York-based division of the Bank that will provide senior cash...


Aug 26, 2009, 01:38 ET BART Union Ratifies Contract

This was not an easy vote today. The budget deficit projected by BART executives was not caused by our members, nor by BART riders. But...


Aug 11, 2009, 10:30 ET Amalgamated Bank Appoints Patrick O'Sullivan to Lead Its Institutional Asset Management and Custody Group

Amalgamated Bank has named Patrick O'Sullivan, 42, to the position of Executive Vice President and Director of the Institutional Asset...


Jun 15, 2009, 12:30 ET Amalgamated Bank Launches New Line of Affordable Home Financing Options

Provides Mortgages for First-time Buyers, Multi-Family Dwellings and All Residential Properties Working families and individuals have always...


May 07, 2009, 10:29 ET Amalgamated Bank Names Anthony Pellecchia to New Sales and Relationship Management Position

Will Lead Initiative Focused on Consultants, Taft-Hartley and Public Sector Plans Amalgamated Bank has appointed Anthony "Bud" Pellecchia to a new...


Jan 23, 2008, 00:00 ET Amalgamated Bank Moves Into Las Vegas to Serve Union Members and All Workers

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Workers throughout Las Vegas now have their own bank working for them. Amalgamated Bank, America's...


Oct 11, 2007, 01:00 ET Amalgamated Bank Names Executive Vice President to Lead its Trust & Investment Services Group

NEW YORK, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Amalgamated Bank has named Anthony "Bud" Pellecchia, 42, as the Executive Vice President in charge of the...