Now that he has built the nation's largest thrift company, Kerry Killinger, chairman of Washington Mutual Inc., says he is going to take a break from acquisitions.

"Our focus now is on internal growth and making sure all the cost savings will be achieved, which we are very confident will happen. Everything is moving on target," he said during an interview Wednesday.

Limited Time Offer

Save $400 off your subscription. Special offer ends April 30, 2017.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.