TRENDS IN DE NOVO BANK CHARTERS
(Data updated quarterly as Call Reports are filed or other information available; Click on any image to enlarge.)
The Trends in De Novo Bank Charters is sourced from the F.D.I.C. with tables or graphics created by BankingStrategist.com.
De novo banks opening since 1990 totaled over 3,100. The following charts show the important role that de novo banking played prior to the Great Recession and how de novo banking activity collapsed post crisis.
Where historically, de novo banking was an important component of the banking industry rejuvenation - prior to the Great Recession, there were over 2,800 new banks chartered, or 149 on average each year. Today, de novo banking is the exception with just over 260 new banks chartered since 2009, or approximately 2 on average each year.
This trend is probably irreversible.
The following are key sources of information and activity on de novo banking: