Two More Banks Fail, Making 47 in ’09

John Warner Bank of Clinton, and The First State Bank of Winchester, Ill., became the 46th and 47th bank failure of 2009.

From the FDIC:

The John Warner Bank, Clinton, Illinois, was closed today by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Banking, which appointed the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) as receiver.

As of April 30, 2009, The John Warner Bank had total assets of $70 million and total deposits of approximately $64 million. State Bank of Lincoln paid a premium of 4.1 percent to acquire all of the deposits of the failed bank.

The FDIC estimates that the cost to the Deposit Insurance Fund (DIF) will be $10 million. State Bank of Lincoln’s acquisition of all the deposits was the “least costly” resolution for the FDIC’s DIF compared to alternatives. The John Warner Bank is the 46th FDIC-insured institution to fail in the nation this year, and the seventh in Illinois.

From the FDIC:

The First State Bank of Winchester, Winchester, Illinois, was closed today by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Banking, which appointed the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) as receiver.

As of April 30, 2009, The First State Bank of Winchester had total assets of $36 million and total deposits of approximately $34 million. The First National Bank of Beardstown paid a premium of 2.0 percent to acquire all of the deposits of the failed bank.

The FDIC estimates that the cost to the Deposit Insurance Fund (DIF) will be $6 million. The First National Bank of Beardstown’s acquisition of all the deposits was the “least costly” resolution for the FDIC’s DIF compared to alternatives.

The First State Bank of Winchester is the 47th FDIC-insured institution to fail in the nation this year, and the eighth in Illinois.

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