Regulatory Burdens Prompt Insurer to Give Up on Banking

Shelter Insurance claims to be the latest casualty to regulations found in the Dodd-Frank Act.

January 7, 2013

Andy Peters

The insurer has agreed to sell $26 million in deposits and $16 million in loans to the $10.2 billion-asset Central Bancompany in Jefferson City, Mo. The companies did not disclose a price for the transaction. Shelter will pay off its bank's remaining depositors, and continue to service the remaining $137 million of loans.

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