Stifel Financial (SF) strengthens its lead in the race to buy Morgan Keegan, entering exclusive...

|By:, SA News Editor

Stifel Financial (SF) strengthens its lead in the race to buy Morgan Keegan, entering exclusive negotiations with parent company Regions Financial (RF), Bloomberg reports. The latest talks for the brokerage, whose book value is $1.5B, come after Regions dropped discussions with two P-E consortia.