The Federal Reserve Board has raised the bar for bank mergers that would require an in-depth Fed review to $100 billion.

The Fed previously gave more rigorous vetting to deals that would create banks with assets of at least $25 billion, starting with its review of Capital One’s purchase of ING assets in 2012.

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