- Collapse of SVB Financial Group and Signature Bank leads to pressure on some US regional banks.
- Regulators offer safety net to banks, but shares continue to slump.
- Under-pressure regional banks may need to seek saviors, with possible outcomes including private capital or takeovers.
- Investors may want to wait before considering deals or cash infusions.
- Shares of regional bank stocks fall, but some investors see value in the sector.
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Analysis: Some U.S. banks facing stock rout may need to seek partners
US regional banks under pressure after collapse of two lenders, with possible need to seek saviors if stock rout continues. Investors see value in the battered sector.