At first glance, Louisiana Corporate CU’s 2011 financial report shows an institution that increased total capital by $442,565 over the previous year, for a total of $8.9 million. However, the $218 million corporate will have to contend with $2.2 million worth of membership capital shares on notice.
Louisiana Corporate boosts capital while preparing payments exit from U.S. Central and awaiting merger with Corporate America.
In an attempt to achieve economies of scale, the $2.2 billion Catalyst Corporate FCU and the $1.1 billion First Corporate CU announced on May 9 that the two have signed a nonbinding letter of intent to consolidate through a purchase and assumption transaction later this year.
Texas-based corporate plans to take over and consolidate Phoenix corporate on July 1.
Phoenix-based corporate says "sand states" CUs helped push it past the NCUA-mandated 4% minimum capital mark.