Your pre-Kentucky Derby 150 event guide

By Quin Welch, Building Kentucky Kentucky Derby season is upon us, and that means the city of Louisville is preparing to celebrate. We’ve put together a list of notable events happening over the next month to help get you in the Derby spirit leading up to the Run for the Roses! Caesars Foundation of Floyd […]

Republic Bank named one of the Best-Performing Large Community Banks in the country, highest ranked among banks headquartered in Kentucky

By Stephanie Smith, Building Kentucky  Republic Bank announced on Wednesday, March 27, it has been named a top-50 best-performing bank in the S&P Global Market Intelligence Top 50 Community Banks with assets of $3 -10 billion, with the highest ranking of any bank headquartered in Kentucky. The rankings assess the performance of banking institutions based on returns, […]

Republic Bank announces record gift to Metro United Way

By Stephanie Smith, Building Kentucky Republic Bank hosted an event to announce a record gift to Metro United Way, and to thank employee donors at one of its downtown locations Thursday morning. The total gift of over $188,000 from this year’s campaign marks the Bank’s largest ever combined corporate and employee donation. “Republic Bank and […]

Metro United Way invests in solutions for systematic issues, commits to new priorities and focuses on equity for all

By Stephanie Smith, Building Kentucky Metro United Way is no longer a community chest pass-through organization, but one that strategically invests in solutions to persistent and systemic issues to help our community achieve better outcomes. Metro United Way supercharges organizations through capacity building, resources, training, mental health support, public policy collaboration and more. Republic Bank […]

Republic Bank recognized by Newsweek as a Best Online Lender

By Abuzar Iqbal, Building Kentucky Republic Bank & Trust Company has been named to Newsweek’s Best Online Lenders in America 2024 list in multiple categories. The rankings, a collaboration between Newsweek and LendingTree, included Republic Bank in five different loan types across two categories. Republic Bank received recognition for three different loan types in the […]

Republic Bank Completes Acquisition of CBank

By Andrea Brady, Building Kentucky Republic Bancorp, Inc. has completed its previously announced merger with CBank and CBank’s wholly owned subsidiary, Commercial Industrial Finance, Inc. for approximately $51 million in cash. “We are excited about our further expansion into the Cincinnati area and the long-term value the CBank merger presents to our shareholders. Combining CBank’s […]