If you are trying to discover what happened to your bank or any bank, you will want to visit the Federal Reserve, which has an excellent database available via the National Information Center web site http://www.ffiec.gov/nic.
If you are looking for an institution that may have closed or may have been acquired by another bank, then click on “Institution History” and click on "What Happened to an Institution?". Enter the name of the institution on the search form and any other information that will help refine your search.
You will get a chronological institution history with dates of applicable acquisitions, name changes, and the current owner.
If you are searching for a bank that is no longer in existence because you are trying to locate unclaimed bonds, savings account funds, checking account funds, or safety deposit box items, then please read Find out what happened to you or your family’s unclaimed property.
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