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January 31, 2014

First Business Financial Services logs record profits

The parent company of First Business Bank-Milwaukee said Thursday it had record profits in the fourth quarter as net interest income rose and it was able to reduce loan-loss reserves.First Business Financial Services Inc., of Madison, also said its …
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January 31, 2014

First Business Financial Services, Inc. 2013 Net Income Increased 54% to a Record $13.7 Million

MADISON, Wis., Jan 30, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) -- Fourth Quarter 2013 Net Income Up 49% Compared to Prior Year PeriodQuarterly Cash Dividend Increased 50% on Continued Strength in Company's PerformanceFirst Business Financial Services, Inc. …
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January 30, 2014

Profits rise for First Business

With its profits up about 50 percent over a year ago, First Business Financial Services, Madison, said Thursday it is raising its dividend to shareholders and setting up an endowment fund “to sustain ongoing charitable giving in First …
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October 13, 2013

U.S. Bank slips in Madison market share as deposits in local banks decline overall

U.S. Bank is the No. 1 bank in Wisconsin and the powerhouse leader in Milwaukee but has lost one-third of its market share in the Madison area, where it comes in a distant second.The data, compiled from June 30 bank deposit reports to the Federal …
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October 12, 2013

First Business CFO, Jim Ropella, Presented with 2013 CFO Award by In Business Magazine

At the first annual CFO Awards, In Business Magazine celebrates top financial professionals for their fiscal leadership and contributions to their companies' growth. Join us in honoring the 2013 winners at the Madison Business Expo on October 23. …
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July 08, 2013

First Business CEO, Corey Chambas, Honored as 2013 Member of the "In Business Hall of Fame"

Source: In Business Magazine, ibmadison.com As IB presents the Hall of Fame class of 2013, we’d like to emphasize that business and philanthropic excellence are the hallmarks of a Hall of Fame inductee. These exceptional individuals were …
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May 02, 2013

Insperity Retirement Services Extends 401(k) Plan Recordkeeping Services to Financial Institutions

Insperity, Inc.(NSP), a leading provider of human resources and business performance solutions for America’s best businesses, today announced that InsperityTM Retirement Services has extended its 401(k) plan recordkeeping services to …
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April 26, 2013

First Business Financial reports record earnings

First Business Financial Services said that with an increase in its loan portfolio and a reduction in loan delinquencies, it had record profits of $3.2 million for the first quarter that ended March 31, up from $2.2 million for the 2012 first …
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March 14, 2013

First Business to double dividend to shareholders

First Business Financial Services, Madison, parent company of First Business Bank, is doubling its quarterly dividend to 14 cents a share to shareholders of record as of the close of business on April 1. It will be payable on April 15.The previous …
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January 31, 2013

First Business' net income up a bit from previous year

First Business Financial Services, Madison, on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $2.5 million, or 86 cents a share, for the period that ended Dec. 31, compared with $2.4 million, or 90 cents a share for the 2011 fourth quarter, which …
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January 08, 2013

Chairman of First Business Financial Services rings closing bell for Nasdaq

Jerry Smith, chairman of First Business Financial Services, Madison, rang the closing bell for the Nasdaq market on Tuesday.The action was in recognition of the bank company's public offering of nearly 1.3 million shares of common stock, which …
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December 21, 2012

First Business Financial closes on common stock sale

First Business Financial Services, Madison, said Friday it has closed on the sale of 165,000 shares of common stock, provided as an over-allotment to the company's recent public offering of 1.1 million shares, issued Dec. 10, at $23 per …
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