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Blue Ridge Bankshares closes $11.6M private placement
Posted: 06/20/2024

Charlottesville, Va.-based Blue Ridge Bankshares Inc. on June 13 completed a private placement of its common stock, preferred stock and a warrant for gross proceeds of about $11.6 million.

FirstSun Capital Bancorp raises additional $15M to support HomeStreet deal
Posted: 06/18/2024

A group of investors on June 14 agreed to invest an aggregate of $15 million in exchange for the sale and issuance of approximately 460,000 additional shares of FirstSun Capital Bancorp common stock ...

Castle Creek Capital Expands Team and Advisors
Posted: 02/13/2024

Castle Creek Capital https://www.castlecreek.com/, an alternative investment firm focused on the financial services sector, is pleased to announce four recent additions to the team. Collectively, the...

California banks to combine in $234 million 'merger of equals'
Posted: 01/30/2024

Southern California Bancorp in San Diego and Oakland-based California BanCorp said they would merge in a $233.6 million, all-stock deal that would create a combined company with $4.6 billion of asset...

TFNB Your Bank For Life offers free leadership training to dozens of area nonprofits
Posted: 01/18/2024

WACO, Texas (KWTX) - More than 50 area nonprofits gathered under one roof for free leadership training as TFNB Your Bank for Life marked 10 years of its successful Charity Champions program. Chari...

Castle Creek Capital Announces Signing of $30 Million Investment in FirstSun Capital Bancorp
Posted: 01/16/2024

SAN DIEGO & DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Castle Creek Capital, a private equity firm focused on investments in the community banking industry, today announced an agreement to invest $30 million in FirstS...

Middlefield Banc Corp. Announces Chief Executive Officer Transition
Posted: 11/14/2023

MIDDLEFIELD, Ohio, Nov. 14, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Middlefield Banc Corp. (NASDAQ: MBCN) today announced the Company has appointed Ronald L. Zimmerly, Jr. as Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Jam...

S&P Global: Street Talk, Episode 118 - PE Looking to Fill Community Banks' Capital Need Created by Higher for Longer Rates
Posted: 10/26/2023

Episode Description: As community banks face a challenging operating environment due to higher for longer rates and heightened regulatory scrutiny, Tony Scavuzzo, managing principal at Castle Creek C...

Earned wage access firm Immediate raises $16 million
Posted: 07/26/2023

Immediate, an earned wage access company, announced today a $16 million round of funding.

Castle Creek Launchpad Invests in RiskScout, Closing Seed Round
Posted: 07/20/2023

AUSTIN, Texas, July 20, 2023 (Newswire.com) - RiskScout, a leading regulatory technology company specializing in compliance automation, announced today that it has secured its final investment in its...

Inbanx Raises Seed Round - and the Bar for Spending Control
Posted: 05/02/2023

USTIN, TX / ACCESSWIRE / May 2, 2023 / inbanx, a budget and spending control solution provider, announced a seed raise of $3.6 million. The Castle Creek Launchpad Fund, backed by community banks, led...

Prosperity Bancshares closes acquisition of First Bancshares of Texas
Posted: 05/01/2023

Prosperity Bancshares Inc., the parent company of Prosperity Bank, completed the acquisition of First Bancshares of Texas Inc. Effective May 1, First Bancshares merged with and into Prosperity Ban...

Southern Missouri Bancorp, Inc. Announces Completion of Merger With Citizens Bancshares Co.
Posted: 01/20/2023

Southern Missouri Bancorp, Inc. (“Southern Missouri” or the “Company,” NASDAQ: SMBC), parent company of Southern Bank, Poplar Bluff, Missouri, announced that its merger with Citizens Bancshares Co. (...

Middlefield Banc Corp. Announces Completion of Liberty Bancshares, Inc. Merger
Posted: 12/01/2022

Middlefield Banc Corp., the bank holding company for The Middlefield Banking Company, announced today that it has completed the merger with Liberty Bancshares, Inc. As a result of the merger, shares...

FTX Fiasco Hits Investors From Tiger Global to Tom Brady
Posted: 11/10/2022

The FTX.com fiasco has ensnared some of the biggest names in finance. Tiger Global Management, Third Point and Altimeter Capital Management are among hedge funds that recently participated in fund...

Middlefield Banc gets regulatory nod for merger with Liberty Bancshares
Posted: 10/24/2022

Ohio-based Middlefield Banc Corp., the holding company for Middlefield Banking Co., received the required regulatory approvals to complete its merger with in-state peer Liberty Bancshares Inc. the ho...

Southern Missouri Bancorp to acquire Citizens Bancshares in $140M deal
Posted: 09/20/2022

Southern Missouri Bancorp Inc., the parent company of Southern Bank, has agreed to acquire Kansas City, Mo.-based Citizens Bancshares Co., the parent company of Citizens Bank and Trust Co., in a stoc...

Third Coast Bancshares, Inc. Announces Private Placement of $69.4 Million of Convertible Preferred Stock
Posted: 09/08/2022

HUMBLE, Texas, - Third Coast Bancshares, Inc. today announced that it has entered into an investment agreement with Castle Creek Capital Partners VIII, LP ("Castle Creek") and certain other accredite...

Central Payments raises $30 million, spins off from Kansas City bank
Posted: 08/15/2022

Growing fintech company Central Payments completed a $30 million equity raise that includes it spinning off from Central Bank of Kansas City.

Central Payments Closes $30 Million Raise
Posted: 08/11/2022

Central Payments, architect of the award-winning Open*CP Fintech API MarketplaceSM and the country’s fastest growing prepaid card issuer*, announced today that it has completed a $30 million growth e...

Bank of Idaho Acquisition Deal Closes
Posted: 08/04/2022

Bank of Idaho's expansion into eastern Washington is official, with closing documents on the acquisition of five HomeStreet Bank locations signed Friday, July 29. In May, the eastern Idaho-based ban...

Oakland’s Launchpad Capital, Castle Creek Capital raise millions to back fintech startups
Posted: 07/20/2022

Oakland venture firm Launchpad Capital and Castle Creek Capital said Wednesday that they raised $90 million for their first fund focused on tech and fintech startups.

Fintech venture capital fund receives commitments from 34 community banks
Posted: 07/20/2022

Alternative asset management firm Castle Creek Capital LLC and early-stage venture capital firm Launchpad Capital closed a financial technology venture capital fund with more than $90 million in com...

Middlefield Banc Corp. and Liberty Bancshares, Inc. Announce Merger
Posted: 05/26/2022

MIDDLEFIELD, Ohio and ADA, Ohio, May 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Middlefield Banc Corp. (“Middlefield”, or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: MBCN), the bank holding company for The Middlefield Banking Company...

Hanover Bancorp, Inc. Completes Initial Public Offering and Reports Second Fiscal Quarter Net Income of $5.9 million
Posted: 05/21/2022

MINEOLA, N. Y., May 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hanover Bancorp, Inc. (“Hanover” or “the Company”), the holding company for Hanover Community Bank (“the Bank”) today reported significant performance...

Bank of Idaho to purchase five branches in Washington state
Posted: 05/11/2022

Bank of Idaho has agreed to buy five branches in Washington from HomeStreet Bank in Seattle. Bank of Idaho Holding, the parent company of the $738 million-asset Bank of Idaho, said its purchase of...

Bank of Idaho Holding Company Announces Completion of $53.2 Million Common Stock Private Placement
Posted: 05/11/2022

Bank of Idaho Holding Co. (OTCQX:BOID, Financial) (the "Company"), the holding company for Bank of Idaho, today announced the completion of a $53.2 million private placement in aggregate principal am...

Colorado-based Legacy Bank completes merger with InBankshares unit
Posted: 05/06/2022

Wiley, Colo.-based Legacy Bank completed its merger with and into InBank, a subsidiary of InBankshares Corp, effective April 29. Under the terms of the deal, Greenwood Village, Colo.-based InBanks...

Spend Life Wisely Company Raises Growth Capital
Posted: 01/28/2022

DURANT, OK – Spend Life Wisely Company, Inc., a leading purpose based financial institution, announced today that it has completed a private placement of approximately $80.5 million of common stock...

Citizens Bank of Edmond CEO Jill Castilla appointed to Federal Reserve Advisory Council
Posted: 01/14/2022

Citizens Bank of Edmond President and CEO Jill Castilla has been appointed to the Federal Reserve's 12-member Federal Advisory Council. She will represent the Fed's Kansas City District, which inc...

Mid Penn Bancorp, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Riverview Financial Corporation
Posted: 12/01/2021

MILLERSBURG, Pa., Dec. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mid Penn Bancorp, Inc. (“Mid Penn”) (NASDAQ: MPB) today announced that its acquisition of Riverview Financial Corporation (“Riverview”) was complet...

Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc. Announces Agreement to Merge with QCR Holdings, Inc.
Posted: 11/09/2021

MOLINE, Ill. and SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Nov. 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- QCR Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCRH) (“QCR Holdings”) and Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: GFED) (“Guaranty”) jointly annou...

Southern California Bancorp Completes Acquisition of Bank of Santa Clarita
Posted: 10/04/2021

San Diego, Calif., October 4, 2021 – Southern California Bancorp (the “Company”) (OTC Pink: BCAL), today announced that effective on October 1, 2021, it completed its previously announced acquisiti...

United Community Banks, Inc. Announces Completion of Merger With Aquesta Financial Holdings, Inc. and Aquesta Bank
Posted: 10/01/2021

GREENVILLE, S.C., Oct. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCBI) (United) has completed its merger, effective October 1, 2021, with Aquesta Financial Holdings, Inc. (OT...

Colony Bankcorp completes acquisition of SouthCrest Financial, Barnes Agency
Posted: 08/02/2021

Fitzgerald, Ga.-based Colony Bankcorp Inc. completed the previously announced acquisition of Atlanta-based SouthCrest Financial Group Inc. Under the terms of the agreement, each SouthCrest common ...

Calif.-based Suncrest Bank to merge with Citizens Business Bank in $204M deal
Posted: 07/27/2021

Ontario, Calif.-based CVB Financial Corp. and Visalia, Calif.-based Suncrest Bank signed an agreement under which Suncrest will merge with and into CVB unit Citizens Business Bank in a stock and cash...

Enterprise Financial Services Corp Announces Completion of Merger With First Choice Bancorp
Posted: 07/21/2021

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Enterprise Financial Services Corp (Nasdaq: EFSC) (the “Company,” “EFSC,” or “Enterprise”), the holding company of Enterprise Bank & Trust (“EB&T”), announced today the c...

Mid Penn Bancorp, Inc. Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Riverview Financial Corporation
Posted: 06/30/2021

Combination of two leading franchises creates a premier Pennsylvania community bank with approximately $4.8 billion in assets

Colorado-based InBankshares completes $5M stock offering
Posted: 06/03/2021

Greenwood Village, Colo.-based InBankshares Corp. on June 2 reported the sale of $5 million worth of its common stock.

United Community Banks, Inc. and Aquesta Financial Holdings, Inc., the Parent of Aquesta Bank, Announce Merger Agreement
Posted: 05/27/2021

GREENVILLE, S.C., May 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCBI) (United) and Aquesta Financial Holdings, Inc. (OTC Pink: AQFH) (Aquesta) announced today a definitive agr...

AmeriServ Financial, Inc. and Riverview Financial Corporation Complete Previously Announced Branch Purchase Transaction
Posted: 05/24/2021

JOHNSTOWN, Pa., May 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — AmeriServ Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASRV), the parent company of AmeriServ Financial Bank, and Riverview Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: RIVE), the parent co...

West Virginia-based Summit Financial Group issues additional preferred shares
Posted: 05/03/2021

Moorefield, W.Va.-based Summit Financial Group Inc. sold in a private placement an additional $5.3 million, or 530 shares, of its 6.0% fixed-rate series 2021 noncumulative perpetual preferred stock.

Exclusive: Fintech VC Ryan Gilbert Launches His Own Venture Capital Firm
Posted: 04/29/2021

Entrepreneur-turned-venture-capitalist Ryan Gilbert has struck out on his own, creating venture firm Launchpad Capital to back earlystage startups in fintech, insurance and real estate.

Southern California Bancorp to Acquire Bank of Santa Clarita
Posted: 04/27/2021

San Diego and Santa Clarita, Calif., April 27, 2021 – Southern California Bancorp (OTC Pink: BCAL), the holding company for Bank of Southern California, N.A. (the “Bank”), and Bank of Santa Clarita (...

Enterprise Financial Services Corp to Acquire First Choice Bancorp
Posted: 04/26/2021

ST. LOUIS & CERRITOS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Enterprise Financial Services Corp (Nasdaq: EFSC) (the “Company,” “EFSC,” or “Enterprise”), the holding company of Enterprise Bank & Trust (“EB&T”), and F...

MVB Bank to Sell Four Banking Centers to Summit Community Bank
Posted: 04/23/2021

FAIRMONT, W.Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MVB Bank, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of MVB Financial Corp. (“MVB” “MVB Financial”) (NASDAQ: MVBF), announced today the signing of a definitive agreement under wh...

Colony Bankcorp and SouthCrest Financial Group to Combine in Transformational Merger
Posted: 04/22/2021

FITZGERALD, Ga & ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Colony Bankcorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBAN) (“Colony” or “the Company”), the holding company for Colony Bank, and SouthCrest Financial Group, Inc. (PK: SCSG) (“South...

Southern California Bancorp Announces Sale of Three Branches to Friendly Hills Bank
Posted: 04/19/2021

SAN DIEGO & WHITTIER, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Southern California Bancorp (OTC Pink: BCAL), the holding company for Bank of Southern California, N.A., and Friendly Hills Bank (OTCBB: FHLB) jointly ann...

West Virginia-based Summit Financial Group issues preferred shares
Posted: 04/16/2021

Moorefield, W.Va.-based Summit Financial Group Inc. sold in a private placement $9.7 million of its 6.0% fixed-rate series 2021 noncumulative perpetual preferred stock.

Southern National Bancorp of Virginia, Inc. is now Primis Financial Corp.
Posted: 03/31/2021

MCLEAN, Va., March 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Southern National Bancorp of Virginia, Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ: SONA), the parent of Sonabank, today announced that it has changed its corporate name a...

Bank of Southern California Expands Its Footprint to Include the San Fernando Valley
Posted: 01/25/2021

San Diego, January 25, 2021 – Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL), a commercial bank headquartered in San Diego, is excited to announce the opening of a full-service branch location in...

SouthCrest Bank Completes the Purchase of Thomaston Branch from Colony Bank
Posted: 01/05/2021

ATLANTA, Jan. 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SouthCrest Bank, a division of SouthCrest Financial Group (SCSG: PK), completed the purchase of the Thomaston, GA branch of Colony Bank on December 30th, 202...

Northpointe Bancshares, Inc. Closes Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock Offering
Posted: 12/30/2020

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., December 30, 2020 (Newswire.com) – Northpointe Bancshares, Inc. (“Northpointe”), parent company of Northpointe Bank, announced today that it has completed a private placement of ...

CFBank And Consumers National Bank Enter Into Agreement For Consumers To Purchase CFBank's Two Columbiana County, Ohio Branches
Posted: 12/29/2020

WORTHINGTON, Ohio and MINERVA, Ohio, Dec. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — CFBank, National Association (“CFBank”) and Consumers National Bank (“Consumers”) have announced the signing of a branch purchase and...

Southern California Bancorp Completes $42 Million Capital Offering
Posted: 12/23/2020

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Southern California Bancorp (the “Company”) (OTC Pink: BCAL), the holding company for Bank of Southern California, N.A. (the “Bank”), announces the successful completion of ...

Summit Financial Group, Inc. Completes Acquisition of WinFirst Financial Corp. and Subsidiary, WinFirst Bank
Posted: 12/15/2020

MOOREFIELD, W.V., Dec. 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Summit Financial Group, Inc. (“Summit”) (NASDAQ: SMMF) announces completion, effective December 15, 2020, of the acquisition by its subsidiary Summi...

Bank of Southern California Names Thomas G. Dolan Chief Financial Officer
Posted: 12/07/2020

Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, announced today the appointment of Thomas G. Dolan as Executive Vice President, Chief Financi...

The Bancorp Announces Termination of Compliance-Related Consent Order
Posted: 11/24/2020

WILMINGTON, Del.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: TBBK), announced today that the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the prudential regulator of The Bancorp Bank (Bank), has term...

Enterprise Financial Services Corp Announces Completion of Merger With Seacoast Commerce Banc Holdings
Posted: 11/12/2020

ST. LOUIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Enterprise Financial Services Corp (Nasdaq: EFSC) (“Enterprise”), the holding company of Enterprise Bank & Trust (“EB&T”), announced today the completion of its merger with ...

Bank of Southern California Hires Chief Banking Officer to Grow the Bank’s Presence in Southern California
Posted: 11/12/2020

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, is pleased to announce that Richard Hernandez has joined the compan...

Bridgewater Bank Only Minnesota Bank Named in American Banker’s 2020 “Best Banks to Work For”
Posted: 11/11/2020

St. Louis Park, MN – Bridgewater Bank, today announced that it has been recognized as one of the 2020 Best Banks to Work For by American Banker Magazine. Bridgewater, highlighted as #46 on the list, ...

Southern California Bancorp Names David I. Rainer Executive Chairman
Posted: 11/05/2020

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Southern California Bancorp (the “Company”) (OTC Pink: BCAL), the holding company for Bank of Southern California, N.A. (the “Bank”) is pleased to announce that David I. Rai...

BV Financial, Inc. Announces Financial Results and Completion of Acquisition of Delmarva Bancshares, Inc.
Posted: 11/03/2020

BALTIMORE, MD / ACCESSWIRE / November 2, 2020 / BV Financial, Inc. (OTC PINK:BVFL), the holding company for BayVanguard Bank, today reported net income of $1. 5 million, or $0.20 per diluted share, f...

Pathfinder Bancorp, Inc. Announces Completion of $25 Million Private Placement of Subordinated Notes
Posted: 10/15/2020

OSWEGO, N.Y., Oct. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pathfinder Bancorp, Inc. (“Company”) (NASDAQ: PBHC), the holding company for Pathfinder Bank (“Bank”), today announced the completion of its private pla...

Riverview Financial Corporation Announces Completion of $25 Million Subordinated Notes Offering
Posted: 10/06/2020

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Riverview Financial Corporation (the “Company” or “Riverview”) (NASDAQ: RIVE), the bank holding company for Riverview Bank (the “Bank”), today announced t...

Nathan Rogge Named 2020 CEO of the Year by the San Diego Business Journal
Posted: 10/01/2020

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, is pleased to announce that Nathan Rogge, President and CEO of Bank...

Summit Financial Group, Inc. to Acquire WinFirst Financial Corp. and Subsidiary, WinFirst Bank
Posted: 09/28/2020

Summit Enters Kentucky Market; 100% Cash Consideration

Summit Financial Group Announces Completion of $30.0 Million Issuance of Subordinated Debt
Posted: 09/23/2020

Summit Financial Group Announces Completion of $30.0 Million Issuance of Subordinated Debt

SouthCrest Bank Agrees to Strategic In Market Branch Acquisition
Posted: 09/11/2020

ATLANTA, Sept. 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SouthCrest Financial Group (SCSG:PK), the holding company for SouthCrest Bank, N.A., announced an agreement to acquire the Thomaston branch of Colony Bank.

Southern National Bancorp of Virginia, Inc. Announces Closing of Subordinated Notes Offering
Posted: 08/25/2020

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Southern National Bancorp of Virginia, Inc. (NASDAQ: SONA) (the “Company”) the parent company of Sonabank, today announced that it had completed its previous...

Bank of Idaho Holding completes private placement of subordinated notes due 2030
Posted: 08/25/2020

Bank of Idaho Holding Co. completed a private placement of $10.0 million in aggregate principal amount of fixed- to floating-rate subordinated notes due Aug. 31, 2030.

Enterprise Financial Services Corp to Acquire Seacoast Commerce Banc Holdings
Posted: 08/20/2020

ST. LOUIS & SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Enterprise Financial Services Corp (Nasdaq: EFSC) (the “Company,” “EFSC,” “Enterprise,” “we,” “us,” or “our”), the holding company of Enterprise Bank & Trust (“E...

The Bancorp, Inc. Announces Completion of $100 Million Senior Note Offering
Posted: 08/13/2020

WILMINGTON, Del.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company”) (Nasdaq: TBBK), today announced the completion of its previously announced underwritten offering and sale of its $100.0 million aggr...

Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc. Announces Completion of $20 Million Subordinated Notes Offering
Posted: 07/30/2020

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: GFED) (the “Company”), the parent company for Guaranty Bank, today announced the completion of its offering of $20 million...

Central Federal Corporation Officially Changes Name To CF Bankshares Inc.
Posted: 07/27/2020

COLUMBUS, Ohio–(PRNewswire)–Central Federal Corporation (NASDAQ: CFBK) (the “Company”), the parent of CFBank, today announced that it has changed its corporate name and will now be known as CF Banksh...

Southern National Bancorp of Virginia, Inc. Announces the Addition of Tyler Stafford as President of Panacea Financial, a New Division of the Company
Posted: 07/13/2020

MCLEAN, Va.–(PRNewswire)–Southern National Bancorp of Virginia, Inc. (NASDAQ: SONA) (the “Company”) today announced that Tyler Stafford has joined the executive team as President of Panacea Financial...

The Bancorp Files Mixed Shelf
Posted: 06/29/2020

Wilmington, Del.-based The Bancorp Inc. filed a shelf registration statement for the sale of up to $250 million of various securities from time to time.

Bridgewater Bancshares, Inc. Completes Private Placement of $50.0 Million of Subordinated Notes
Posted: 06/19/2020

BLOOMINGTON, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bridgewater Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq: BWB) (the Company), the parent company of Bridgewater Bank (the Bank), today announced the completion of a private placement o...

BV Financial, Inc. To Acquire Delmarva Bancshares, Inc.
Posted: 06/18/2020

EDGEMERE, MD and CAMBRIDGE, MD / ACCESSWIRE / June 18, 2020 / BV Financial, Inc. (OTC PINK:BVFL), the parent company of BayVanguard Bank, and Delmarva Bancshares, Inc. (OTCQX:DLMV), the parent compan...

Southern California Bancorp, the Holding Company for Bank of Southern California, Completes Acquisition of CalWest Bancorp, the Holding Company for CalWest Bank
Posted: 06/01/2020

SAN DIEGO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Southern California Bancorp (OTC Pink: BCAL), the holding company for Bank of Southern California, N.A., announced today the completion of its acquisition of CalWest...

Southern California Bancorp Completes Subordinated Note Offering
Posted: 05/29/2020

SAN DIEGO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Southern California Bancorp (OTC Pink: BCAL) (the “Company”), the holding company for Bank of Southern California, today announced that it has completed a private pl...

Bank of Southern California Announces Completion of Holding Company Reorganization
Posted: 05/21/2020

SAN DIEGO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Southern California Bancorp (OTCPK: BCAL) (the “Company”) announced today the completion of Bank of Southern California’s previously reported holding company reorgan...

Enterprise Financial Services Corp Announces Exercise of Over-Allotment Option in Subordinated Notes Offering
Posted: 05/20/2020

ST. LOUIS, Mo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Enterprise Financial Services Corp (Nasdaq: EFSC) (the “Company”), the holding company of Enterprise Bank & Trust (the “Bank”), today announced that the underwriters of...

Enterprise Financial Services Corp Announces Pricing of Subordinated Notes Offering
Posted: 05/18/2020

ST. LOUIS, Mo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Enterprise Financial Services Corp (Nasdaq: EFSC) (the “Company”), the holding company of Enterprise Bank & Trust (the “Bank”), today announced the pricing of its publi...

FDIC Terminates Consent Order Against Bancorp Bank
Posted: 05/15/2020

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. notified Wilmington, Del.-based Bancorp Bank that it has lifted the consent order dated June 5, 2014, against the bank.

Southern National Bancorp of Virginia Files Mixed Shelf
Posted: 04/29/2020

Southern National Bancorp of Virginia Inc. filed a shelf registration statement for the sale of up to $75 million of various securities that it may offer from time to time.

Bank of Southern California, N.A. and CalWest Bancorp, the Holding Company for CalWest Bank, Announce Changes to Merger Agreement
Posted: 04/29/2020

SAN DIEGO and RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., April 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL) and CalWest Bancorp (OTCBB: CALW), today announced that they have renego...

Summit Community Bank Inc. Completes Its Acquisition of Four WV Eastern Panhandle Branch Banking Offices
Posted: 04/24/2020

MOOREFIELD, W.Va., April 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Summit Financial Group, Inc. (“Summit”) (NASDAQ: SMMF) today reported that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Summit Community Bank, Inc. has completed ...

Enterprise Financial Services Files Mixed Shelf
Posted: 04/08/2020

Enterprise Financial Services Corp. filed an automatic shelf registration statement for the sale of an indeterminate amount of various securities from time to time.

Leadership Transition at Southern National Bancorp of Virginia, Inc.
Posted: 03/31/2020

MCLEAN, Va., March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Southern National Bancorp of Virginia, Inc. (NASDAQ: SONA) (the “Company”) announced today that Ms. Georgia S. Derrico is retiring from her position as Exec...

The Bancorp Ranked in Equal Opportunity Magazine’s Top Employer List
Posted: 03/26/2020

WILMINGTON, Del.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: TBBK) is pleased to announce it has been named number 46 on Equal Opportunity Magazines annual Readers choice Top 50 Employers listing.

Appointment of Dennis J. Zember Jr. as President and Chief Executive Officer of Southern National Bancorp of Virginia, Inc.
Posted: 02/20/2020

MCLEAN, Va.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Southern National Bancorp of Virginia, Inc. (NASDAQ: SONA) (“Southern National” or the “Company”) announced today that Dennis J. Zember Jr. has been appointed President a...

OTC Markets Group Welcomes InBankshares, Corp to OTCQX
Posted: 01/22/2020

NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2020–(PRNewswire)–OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities, today announced InBankshares, Corp (OTCQX: INBC), the h...

The Bancorp Increases Commercial Fleet Leasing Footprint, Acquisition Expands The Bancorp to Southeastern Pennsylvania Region
Posted: 01/14/2020

WILMINGTON, Del.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: TBBK) is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of McMahon Leasing. The purchase expands The Bancorp’s footprint to the southeastern Pe...

Summit Financial Group, Inc. Completes Its Acquisition of Cornerstone Financial Services, Inc. and Subsidiary, Cornerstone Bank, Inc.
Posted: 01/02/2020

MOOREFIELD, W.Va.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Summit Financial Group, Inc. (“Summit”) (NASDAQ: SMMF) announces completion, effective January 1, 2020, of the acquisition by its subsidiary Summit Community Bank, ...

Bank of Southern California Completes Capital Offering and Plans to Form Holding Company
Posted: 12/16/2019

SAN DIEGO, Calif.–(PRNewswire)–Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, announced today the successful completion of a capital raise o...

The Bancorp Freed from Fed Order Tied to Capital Management
Posted: 12/11/2019

The Bancorp in Wilmington, Del., received some positive news heading into the new year.

MVB Bank to Sell Four WV Eastern Panhandle Banking Centers to Summit Community Bank
Posted: 11/22/2019

FAIRMONT, W.Va.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–MVB Bank, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of MVB Financial Corp. (“MVB” “MVB Financial”) (NASDAQ: MVBF), announced today the signing of a definitive agreement under w...

Tri-County Financial Group, Inc. and H.F. Gehant Bancorp, Inc. announce agreement and plan of merger
Posted: 11/01/2019

MENDOTA, Ill., Nov. 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The board of directors of Tri-County Financial Group, Inc. (OTCQX: TYFG), the holding company for First State Bank, and the board of directors of H.F. ...

Central Federal Corporation, Parent Of CFBank, Announces $25 Million Capital Raise
Posted: 10/28/2019

WORTHINGTON/COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Central Federal Corporation (NASDAQ: CFBK) (the “Company”), the parent of CFBank, National Association (“CFBank”), announced today that it has...

Bank of Southern California, N.A. and CalWest Bancorp, the Holding Company for CalWest Bank, Announce Agreement to Merge
Posted: 10/21/2019

SAN DIEGO and RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif.–(PRNewswire)–Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL) and CalWest Bancorp (OTCBB: CALW), today announced the signing of a definitive agreement a...

OTC Markets Group Welcomes Bank of Idaho Holding Co. to OTCQX
Posted: 10/02/2019

NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2019–(PRNewswire)–OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities, today announced Bank of Idaho Holding Co. (OTCQX: BOID),...

Bank of Idaho Opens New Branch on Overland Road in Boise, Idaho
Posted: 10/01/2019

BOISE, Idaho–Bank of Idaho continues its expansion in the western part of the state by opening its second Boise location at 6981 W. Overland Road. The branch opened for business on October 1, 2019.

Summit Financial Group, Inc. to Acquire Cornerstone Financial Services, Inc. and Its Wholly-Owned Subsidiary, Cornerstone Bank, Inc.
Posted: 09/17/2019

MOOREFIELD, W.Va. and WEST UNION, W.Va.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Summit Financial Group, Inc. (“Summit”) (NASDAQ: SMMF) and Cornerstone Financial Services, Inc. (“Cornerstone”) announce the signing of a defi...

First Merchants, Monroe Bank & Trust Finalize Merger
Posted: 09/03/2019

MUNCIE, Ind.–First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ: FRME) and MBT Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: MBTF) have finalized a merger of the two companies. Following regulatory approvals last month, the compa...

Bank of Idaho Holding Company Announces Private Placement
Posted: 07/23/2019

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho—Bank of Idaho Holding Co., the parent company of Bank of Idaho, has announced that it has completed a $15 million private placement of its capital stock.

Northpointe Bank Parent Company Raises $25 Million from PE firm
Posted: 06/03/2019

GRAND RAPIDS — Northpointe Bancshare Inc. raised $25 million in capital through a private placement of common stock with Castle Creek Capital LLC, a private equity firm based in Rancho Santa Fe, Cali...

OTC Markets Group Welcomes Tri County Financial Group Inc. to OTCQX
Posted: 05/21/2019

NEW YORK, May 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities, today announced Tri County Financial Group Inc. (OTCQX...

Suncrest Bank Named to Top 200 Healthiest Banks
Posted: 05/20/2019

SACRAMENTO, Calif. and VISALIA, Calif., May 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Suncrest Bank (OTCQX: SBKK) today announced it has been named as one of DepositAccounts.com Top 200 Healthiest Banks for 2019.

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Blue Valley Ban Corp.
Posted: 05/13/2019

DUBUQUE, Iowa and OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dubuque, Iowa-based Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTLF) (“Heartland”) announced today the completion of its acquisition...

Pathfinder Bancorp, Inc. Announces Completion of $20.8 Million Private Placement of Equity Capital
Posted: 05/09/2019

OSWEGO, N.Y., May 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pathfinder Bancorp, Inc. (“Pathfinder” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: PBHC), the holding company for Pathfinder Bank (“Bank”), announced today that it has s...

Citizens Bank & Trust and Summit Bank of Kansas City Announce Merger Plans
Posted: 05/08/2019

Lee’s Summit, MO–Citizens Bank & Trust and Summit Bank of Kansas City today announced their merger agreement and submission of a related regulatory application. The announcement was made jointly by R...

Summit Financial Group, Inc. Announces Sale of Summit Insurance Services
Posted: 05/03/2019

MOOREFIELD, W. Va.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Summit Financial Group, Inc. (“Summit”) (NASDAQ: SMMF) today announces the sale of its insurance agency, Summit Insurance Services (“SIS”) to The Hilb Group (“THG”...

Suncrest Bank Named to Top 100 Best Performing by S&P Global Market Intelligence
Posted: 04/09/2019

SACRAMENTO, Calif. and VISALIA, Calif.–(PRNewswire)–Suncrest Bank (OTCQX: SBKK) today announced it has been named as one of S&P’s Global Market Intelligence Top 100 Best-Performing Community Banks fo...

International Bank Changes Name to InBank
Posted: 04/08/2019

Denver, CO–(PRWeb)–International Bank and its holding company, InBankshares, Corp. (“InBankshares”), announces that the bank’s name has changed to InBank. The new name reflects the 100-year legacy of...

Enterprise Financial Services Corp and Trinity Capital Corporation (Parent Company of Los Alamos National Bank) Complete Merger
Posted: 03/08/2019

ST. LOUIS, Mo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Enterprise Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ: EFSC) (“Enterprise,” or “EFSC”), the holding company for Enterprise Bank & Trust (“EB&T”), today announced the completion of...

McGregor Bancshares Closes $25 Million Private Placement
Posted: 03/07/2019

McGregor, Texas-based McGregor Bancshares Inc. closed a private placement of $25 million of its capital stock.

FirstCapital Bank of Texas and Fidelity Bank Complete Merger
Posted: 03/01/2019

Midland, Texas–First Bancshares of Texas, Inc. – the holding company for FirstCapital Bank of Texas, N.A. (FCB) – has officially acquired Wichita Falls-based FB Bancshares, Inc. – the holding company...

German American Bancorp, Inc. and Citizens First Corporation Announce Definitive Merger Agreement
Posted: 02/21/2019

JASPER, Ind.–(PRNewswire)–German American Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: GABC) (“German American”) and Citizens First Corporation, Bowling Green, Kentucky (NASDAQ: CZFC) (“Citizens First”), announced today t...

OTC Markets Group Welcomes Liberty Bancshares Inc. to OTCQX
Posted: 02/05/2019

NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2019–(PRNewswire)–OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX:OTCM), operator of financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities, today announced Liberty Bancshares Inc. (otcqx:LBSI), the...

Aquesta Financial Holdings, Inc. Announces Private Placement of $15.2 Million of Equity Capital
Posted: 02/01/2019

CORNELIUS, North Carolina–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Aquesta Financial Holdings, Inc. (“Aquesta”) (OTC Markets symbol AQFH), the parent company of Aquesta Bank, announced today that it has successfully closed ...

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. Announces Plan to Expand Presence in Kansas City With Acquisition of Blue Valley Ban Corp.
Posted: 01/16/2019

DUBUQUE, Iowa, and OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Jan. 16, 2019–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Dubuque, IA-based Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (“Heartland”) (NASDAQ: HTLF) and Blue Valley Ban Corp. (“BVBC”) (OTCQX; BVBC) jo...

Summit Financial Group, Inc. Completes Its Acquisition of Peoples Bankshares, Inc. and Subsidiary, First Peoples Bank
Posted: 01/02/2019

MOOREFIELD, W. Va.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Summit Financial Group, Inc. (“Summit”) (NASDAQ: SMMF) announces completion, effective January 1, 2019, of the acquisition by its subsidiary Summit Community Bank,...

Independent Bank Group, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Guaranty Bancorp
Posted: 01/02/2019

MCKINNEY, Texas–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Independent Bank Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: IBTX), the holding company for Independent Bank, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Guaranty Bancorp.

Lincoln Bancorp Completes $30 Million Common Stock Private Placement
Posted: 12/04/2018

Reinbeck, Iowa-based Lincoln Bancorp completed a private placement of $30.0 million in common stock.

FirstCapital Bank of Texas and Fidelity Bank to Merge
Posted: 11/14/2018

Midland, Texas–FirstCapital Bank of Texas, N.A. and Fidelity Bank, together announce the signing of a definitive agreement in which Fidelity Bank will merge with FirstCapital Bank of Texas (FCB) in a...

Enterprise Financial Services Corp and Trinity Capital Corporation (Parent Company of Los Alamos National Bank) Announce Intent to Merge
Posted: 11/01/2018

ST. LOUIS, Mo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Enterprise Financial Services Corp (NASDAQ:EFSC) (the “Company,” “EFSC,” “Enterprise,” “we,” “us,” or “our”), the holding company of Enterprise Bank & Trust (“EB&T”) an...

SouthCrest Financial Group Exits FDIC Loss Share Agreement
Posted: 10/22/2018

ATLANTA, Ga.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Brian D. Schmitt, Chief Executive Officer of SouthCrest Financial Group, Inc. (SCSG:PK) announced today that the Company has executed an agreement with the FDIC to exit ...

German American to Complete Acquisition of First Security, Inc. and First Security Bank, Inc.
Posted: 10/15/2018

JASPER, Ind.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–German American Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GABC) announced today that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of First Security, Inc., the parent company of Fir...

First Merchants Corporation and MBT Financial Corporation Announce the Signing of a Definitive Merger Agreement
Posted: 10/10/2018

MUNCIE, Ind. and MONROE, Mich.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ: FRME) and MBT Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: MBTF) today announced they have executed a definitive agreement where...

Bridgewater Bancshares, Inc. Named to Esteemed Sandler O'Neill Sm-All Stars Class of 2018
Posted: 10/02/2018

BLOOMINGTON, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bridgewater Bancshares, Inc. (“Bridgewater”) (Nasdaq: BWB), the parent company of Bridgewater Bank, is pleased to announce it has been named to the prestigious Sand...

Liberty Bancshares, Inc. Completes $13 Million Capital Raise
Posted: 10/01/2018

Ada, OH–(WKTN)–Liberty Bancshares Inc. announced that it has closed on the sale of $13.0 million of the Company’s common and preferred stock in a private offering. The Company netted $12.4 million in...

OTC Markets Group Welcomes CNB Bank Shares to OTCQX
Posted: 09/11/2018

NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2018–(PRNewswire)–OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities, today announced CNB Bank Shares, Inc. (OTCQX: CNBN), a...

Stifel Completes Acquisition of Business Bancshares, Inc.
Posted: 09/04/2018

ST. LOUIS, Mo.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) today announced that on August 31, 2018, it completed the acquisition of Business Bancshares, Inc., and its wholly owned subsidiary, ...

Riverview Financial Corporation Announces Listing On The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
Posted: 08/10/2018

HARRISBURG, Pa.–(PRNewswire)–Riverview Financial Corporation, (the, “Company”) announced today that it has received approval from The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC to list its voting common shares for trad...

Bank of Southern California Completes Acquisition of Americas United Bank
Posted: 08/01/2018

SAN DIEGO, Calif.–(PRNewswire)–Bank of Southern California, N.A., San Diego, California (OTC Pink: BCAL) announced today the completion of its acquisition of Americas United Bank, Glendale, Californi...

Summit Financial Group, Inc. to Acquire Peoples Bankshares, Inc. and Its Wholly-Owned Subsidiary, First Peoples Bank, Inc.
Posted: 07/24/2018

MOOREFIELD, W. Va. and MULLENS, W.Va.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Summit Financial Group, Inc. (“Summit”) (NASDAQ:SMMF) and Peoples Bankshares, Inc. (“Peoples”) announce the signing of a definitive merger agree...

The Bancorp Bank Announces Transfer of Safe Harbor IRA Accounts Portfolio to Millennium Trust Company
Posted: 07/10/2018

WILMINGTON, Del.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: TBBK) announces that its wholly owned subsidiary, The Bancorp Bank, has entered into an agreement to transfer all of its rights and obligat...

International Bank Acquired by Seasoned Ownership Group of Banking Executives
Posted: 06/27/2018

Denver, CO–(PRWeb)–InBankshares, Corp (“InBankshares”), a newly established bank holding company founded by a group of seasoned banking executives, announced today that it has raised approximately $7...

OTC Markets Group Welcomes Delmarva Bancshares to OTCQX
Posted: 06/20/2018

NEW YORK, June 20, 2018–(PRNewswire)–OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities, today announced Delmarva Bancshares, Inc. (OTCQX: DLMV)...

CNB Bank Shares Closes Jacksonville Bancorp Deal
Posted: 06/05/2018

Carlinville, Ill.based CNB Bank Shares, Inc. on June 4 completed its acquisition of Jacksonville, Ill.-based Jacksonville Bancorp Inc

Suncrest Bank Completes Merger with CBBC
Posted: 05/23/2018

SACRAMENTO, Calif. and VISALIA, Calif.–(PRNewswire)–Suncrest Bank (OTCQX: SBKK) (“Suncrest”) today announced that it has completed its merger with CBBC (“Community Business Bank”). In addition, Suncr...

German American Bancorp, Inc. and First Security, Inc. Announce Definitive Merger Agreement
Posted: 05/22/2018

JASPER, Ind.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–German American Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:GABC) (“German American”) and First Security, Inc. (OTCQX:FIIT) (“First Security”) announced today that they have entered into a de...

Independent Bank Group, Inc. to Acquire Guaranty Bancorp
Posted: 05/22/2018

MCKINNEY, Texas and DENVER, Colo.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Independent Bank Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBTX), the holding company for Independent Bank, and Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK), the holding company for Gu...

Suncrest Bank and CBBC Receive Regulatory Approval to Merge
Posted: 05/16/2018

SACRAMENTO, Calif. and VISALIA, Calif.–(PRNewswire)–Suncrest Bank (OTCQX: SBKK) (“Suncrest”) and CBBC Bancorp (OTCBB: CBBC) (“CBBC”), the parent company of Community Business Bank, today announced th...

Origin Bancorp, Inc. Announces Closing of Initial Public Offering of Common Stock
Posted: 05/10/2018

RUSTON, La.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Origin Bancorp, Inc. (“Origin”), the financial holding company for Origin Bank, today announced the closing of its initial public offering of its common stock at a public...

Stifel Financial Corp. to Further Enhance Banking Capabilities With the Acquisition of Business Bancshares, Inc.
Posted: 05/10/2018

ST. LOUIS, Mo.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Stifel Financial Corp. (SF) and Business Bancshares, Inc. today announced that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement under which Stifel Financial Corp...

Origin Bancorp, Inc. Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering of Common Stock
Posted: 05/08/2018

RUSTON, La.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Origin Bancorp, Inc. (“Origin”), the financial holding company for Origin Bank, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 3,636,176 shares of its comm...

Bridgewater Bancshares, Inc. Ranked 4th Among Top Performing Banks Nationwide by S&P Global Market Intelligence
Posted: 04/03/2018

Bloomington, MN–(Bridgewater Bank)–Bridgewater Bancshares, Inc. (“Bridgewater”) (Nasdaq: BWB) announced today that it was ranked fourth among top-performing community banks nationwide between $1 bill...

Bank of Southern California Successfully Completes $26 Million Capital Offering
Posted: 04/02/2018

SAN DIEGO, Calif.–(PRNewswire)–Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL) announced today the completion of a capital raise of approximately $26 million through the issuance of common stock i...

Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc. Completes the Acquisition of Hometown Bancshares, Inc.
Posted: 04/02/2018

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:GFED), the holding company (the “Company”) for Guaranty Bank, today announced the completion of its previously announced ac...

Bridgewater Bancshares, Inc. Announces Closing of Initial Public Offering
Posted: 03/16/2018

BLOOMINGTON, Minn.–(PRNewswire)–Bridgewater Bancshares, Inc. (“Bridgewater”) (Nasdaq: BWB) announced today that it has completed its previously announced initial public offering. In the offering, Br...

Bridgewater Bancshares, Inc. Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering
Posted: 03/13/2018

BLOOMINGTON, Minn.–(PRNewswire)–Bridgewater Bancshares, Inc. (“Bridgewater”) announced today the pricing of its initial public offering of shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $11...

Bank of Southern California Recognized as Top Small Business Lender
Posted: 03/12/2018

SAN DIEGO, Calif.–(PRNewswire)–Bank of Southern California (OTC Pink: BCAL) announced it was awarded two top small business lending partner awards in the medium sized bank category by the San Diego D...

Fed Lifts Written Agreement with Trinity Capital
Posted: 03/05/2018

The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City lifted its written agreement with Trinity Capital Corp., effective Feb. 27.

Bank of Southern California and Americas United Bank Announce Agreement to Merge
Posted: 02/22/2018

SAN DIEGO, Calif.–(PRNewswire)–Bank of Southern California, N.A., San Diego, CA (OTC Pink: BCAL), and Americas United Bank, Glendale, CA (OTC Pink: AUNB), today announced the signing of a definitive ...

Suncrest Bank Named to 2018 OTCQX Best 50
Posted: 02/01/2018

VISALIA, Calif.–(PRNewswire)–Suncrest Bank (OTCQX: SBKK) is pleased to announce it has been named to the 2018 OTCQX® Best 50, a ranking of top performing companies traded on the OTCQX Best Market las...

MBT Financial Declares 60-Cent Special Dividend
Posted: 01/26/2018

MONROE, Mich.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–MBT Financial Corp., (Nasdaq:MBTF), the parent company of Monroe Bank & Trust, reported a preliminary net loss of $144,000 ($0.01 per share), in the fourth quarter of 2...

CNB Bank Shares, Inc. and Jacksonville Bancorp, Inc. Announce Agreement to Merge
Posted: 01/18/2018

CARLINVILLE, Ill. and JACKSONVILLE, Ill.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–CNB Bank Shares, Inc. (“CNB Shares”) and Jacksonville Bancorp, Inc. (“Jacksonville Bancorp”) (NASDAQ:JXSB) jointly announced that they have e...

Business Bancshares, Inc. Announces 14% Common Stock Dividend Increase
Posted: 01/18/2018

St. Louis, MO.–Business Bancshares, Inc., parent holding company for The Business Bank of St. Louis, announced today that on January 16, 2018 its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.40 ...

SouthCrest Financial Group Announces Special Dividend
Posted: 01/16/2018

ATLANTA, Ga.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Brian D. Schmitt, Chief Executive Officer of SouthCrest Financial Group, Inc. (SCSG:PK) announced today the issuance of a $0.60/share special dividend. “Everyone at Sout...

Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. Completes Acquisition of WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc.
Posted: 01/02/2018

OLNEY, Md.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SASR) (“Sandy Spring”) announced today that it completed the acquisition of WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc. (“WashingtonFirst”), effect...

International Bank to be Acquired by FFP Group, Inc.
Posted: 12/13/2017

Raton, NM–(KRTN)–FFP Group, Inc. and Raton Capital Corporation, the parent bank holding company for International Bank, jointly announced the signing of an Agreement and Plan of Merger under which FF...

Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Hometown Bancshares, Inc.
Posted: 12/01/2017

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Springfield, Missouri-based Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc. (“Guaranty”) (Nasdaq:GFED) and Carthage, Missouri-based Hometown Bancshares, Inc. (“Hometown”) jointly ...

Independent Bank Group, Inc. to Acquire Integrity Bancshares, Inc.
Posted: 11/28/2017

MCKINNEY, Texas–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Independent Bank Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBTX), the holding company for Independent Bank, today announced that Independent Bank Group has entered into a definitive agreem...

Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. Receives All Regulatory Approvals for Acquisition of WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc.
Posted: 11/22/2017

OLNEY, Md.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SASR) (“Sandy Spring”) announced that it has received all of the requisite regulatory approvals from the Board of Governors of the Feder...

Los Alamos, NM-Based Trinity Capital Closes $10 Million Rights Offering
Posted: 11/13/2017

Trinity Capital Corp. has completed its previously announced combined rights offering to shareholders and supplemental community offering, raising aggregate gross proceeds of about $10.0 million.

Suncrest Bank and CBBC Bancorp Agree to Merge
Posted: 11/07/2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. and VISALIA, Calif.–(PRNewswire)–Suncrest Bank (OTCQX: SBKK) (“Suncrest”) and CBBC Bancorp (OTCBB: CBBC) (“CBBC”), the parent company of Community Business Bank, today announced th...

Trinity Capital Corporation Announces Termination of Consent Order Against Los Alamos National Bank
Posted: 11/07/2017

LOS ALAMOS, N.M.–November 7, 2017–Trinity Capital Corporation (“TCC”), the parent company of Los Alamos-based Los Alamos National Bank (“LANB” or the “Bank”), today announced that the Office of the C...

Denver-Based Guaranty Bancorp Closes Castle Rock Bank Holding Buy
Posted: 10/29/2017

Denver-based Guaranty Bancorp completed its acquisition of Castle Rock, Colo.-based Castle Rock Bank Holding Co. on Oct. 27

First Bancshares of Texas Announces Closing of $45 Million Private Placement of Common Stock
Posted: 10/11/2017

Midland, TX–(PRWeb)–First Bancshares of Texas, Inc. (FBT), the parent company of FirstCapital Bank of Texas, National Association (FirstCapital Bank), announced today the closing of a $45 million pri...

Tri-County Financial Group, Inc. Completes Stock Offering
Posted: 10/10/2017

MENDOTA, IL (October 10, 2017) – Tri-County Financial Group, Inc. (OTC Pink:TYFG), the parent company of First State Bank, today reported the successful completion of a private placement of common an...

TBK Bank Completes Acquisition of 9 Independent Bank Branches
Posted: 10/06/2017

DALLAS, Texas–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Triumph Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:TBK), today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, TBK Bank, SSB (“TBK Bank”) completed its acquisition of 9 branch locations in Colo...

Riverview Financial Corporation Completes Transaction with CBT Financial Corp.
Posted: 10/02/2017

HARRISBURG, Pa.–(PRNewswire)–Riverview Financial Corporation (“Riverview“) (OTCQX: RIVE) headquartered in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania today announced the completion of its merger with CBT Financial Corp...

SouthCrest Financial Group Announces Closing on Sale of Two Alabama Branches to Guardian Credit Union
Posted: 09/11/2017

ATLANTA, Ga.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Brian D. Schmitt, Chief Executive Officer of SouthCrest Financial Group, Inc. (SCSG:PK), announced today that the company has completed the sale of its two branches in A...

FirstCapital Bank of Texas Completes Independent Bank Branch Buy
Posted: 09/11/2017

Midland, Texas-based FirstCapital Bank of Texas NA on Sept. 1 completed its acquisition of McKinney, Texas-based Independent Bank’s Marble Falls, Texas, branch, Amarillo (Texas)-Globe News reported S...

OTC Markets Group Welcomes Trinity Capital Corporation to OTCQX
Posted: 09/11/2017

NEW YORK, September 11, 2017–(PRNewswire)–OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities, today announced Trinity Capital Corporation (OTCQX...

Missouri's Citizens Bancshares Redeems TARP Stock, Names Investor to Board
Posted: 08/17/2017

Kansas City, Mo.-based Citizens Bancshares Co. has redeemed $23.8 million of its remaining series A and B fixed-rate cumulative preferred stock issued under the U.S. Treasury’s Troubled Asset Relief ...

United Community Banks, Inc. Announces Completion of Merger With HCSB Financial Corporation
Posted: 08/01/2017

BLAIRSVILLE, Ga.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCBI) (“United”) has completed its merger, effective July 31, 2017, with Myrtle Beach, South Carolina-based HCSB Financial Corpo...

Guaranty Bancorp Announces Second Consecutive Quarter of Record Net Income and the Signing of a Definitive Agreement to Acquire Castle Rock Bank Holding Company
Posted: 07/19/2017

DENVER, CO–(Marketwired)–Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ: GBNK), a community bank holding company based in Colorado, today announced second quarter 2017 net income of $10.1 million, or $0.36 per basic and d...

Bridgewater Bancshares, Inc. Closes Private Placement of $25 Million Subordinated Notes
Posted: 07/12/2017

Bloomington, MN–(Bridgewater Bank)–Bridgewater Bancshares, Inc. (the “Company”), parent company of Bridgewater Bank, announced today it has completed a $25 million private placement of subordinated n...

Kroll Bond Rating Agency Assigns BBB Senior Unsecured Debt Rating to Bridgewater Bancshares, Inc.
Posted: 06/23/2017

NEW YORK, NY–Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) has assigned a senior unsecured debt rating of BBB, subordinated debt rating of BBB-, and short-term debt rating of K3 to Bridgewater Bancshares, Inc. (“B...

Los Alamos National Bank Names CFO
Posted: 06/23/2017

LOS ALAMOS, N.M.–June 23, 2017–On June 19, 2017, the Board of Directors of Los Alamos National Bank (“LANB” or the “Bank”), the wholly-owned subsidiary of Trinity Capital Corporation (the “Company”),...

Southern National Bancorp of Virginia, Inc. and Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc. Announce Closing of Merger
Posted: 06/23/2017

MCLEAN, Va. and RICHMOND, Va.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Southern National Bancorp of Virginia, Inc. (NASDAQ:SONA) (“Southern National”) and Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:EVBS) (“Eastern Virginia”)...

TBK Bank to Acquire 9 Branches from Independent Bank
Posted: 06/23/2017

DALLAS, Texas–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Triumph Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:TBK) today announced that its banking subsidiary, TBK Bank, SSB (“TBK Bank”) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 9 branch locatio...

FirstCapital Bank of Texas Acquires Bank Branch from Independent Bank
Posted: 06/12/2017

MIDLAND, Texas–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–FirstCapital Bank of Texas, N.A. (FCB) has signed a definitive agreement with Independent Bank to acquire Independent Bank’s branch located in Marble Falls. The Marble...

SouthCrest Financial Group and SouthCrest Bank Announce Opening of Offices in Midtown Atlanta
Posted: 06/06/2017

ATLANTA, Ga.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Brian D. Schmitt, Chief Executive Officer of SouthCrest Financial Group, Inc. (OTC:SCSG) announces the official opening and relocation of the bank’s headquarters and cor...

First Security Inc. Reports Change in CRA Rating
Posted: 05/26/2017

First Security Inc. (OTCQX:FIIT), the bank holding company for First Security Bank, Inc., announced results for the first quarter of 2017.

Sandy Spring Bancorp Acquisition of WashingtonFirst Bankshares to Create Region’s Largest, Locally-Headquartered Community Bank
Posted: 05/16/2017

OLNEY, Md.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SASR) (“Sandy Spring”), the parent company of Sandy Spring Bank, and WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFBI) (”WashingtonFirst”),...

Business Bancshares Redeems $4 Million of TruPS
Posted: 05/10/2017

St. Louis, MO.–Business Bancshares, Inc., parent holding company for The Business Bank of St. Louis, and The Business Bank of St. Louis today announced first quarter 2017 financial results.

MetaBank, Bancorp Bank Complete Purchase & Assumption Agreement
Posted: 05/03/2017

Sioux Falls, S.D.-based MetaBank and Wilmington, Del.-based Bancorp Bank completed their purchase and assumption agreement, with the former assuming prepaid accounts from the latter.

Nicolet-First Menasha Transaction Closes
Posted: 05/01/2017

Green Bay, Wis.-based Nicolet Bankshares Inc. closed its deal with Neenah, Wis.-based First Menasha Bancshares Inc. on April 28.

United Community Banks, Inc. and HCSB Financial Corporation (Horry County State Bank) Announce Merger Agreement
Posted: 04/20/2017

BLAIRSVILLE, Ga. and LORIS, S.C.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCBI) (“United”) and HCSB Financial Corporation (OTCQB:HCFB) (“HCSB”) announced today a definitive agreement for...

Riverview Financial Corporation and CBT Financial Corp. announce a Merger of Equals Transaction
Posted: 04/20/2017

HARRISBURG, PA and CLEARFIELD, PA–(Marketwired)–Riverview Financial Corporation (“Riverview”) (OTCQX: RIVE), headquartered in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and CBT Financial Corp. (“CBT”) (OTC PINK: CBTC...

SouthCrest Bank to Retire Remaining TARP Shares
Posted: 04/12/2017

ATLANTA, Ga.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Brian D. Schmitt, Chief Executive Officer of SouthCrest Bank and SouthCrest Financial Group, Inc. (SCSG:PK), announced today that the bank has received approval from the...

Summit Financial Group, Inc. Completes its Acquisition of First Century Bankshares, Inc. and Subsidiary, First Century Bank
Posted: 04/03/2017

MOOREFIELD, W. Va.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Summit Financial Group, Inc. (“Summit”) (NASDAQ:SMMF) announces completion, effective April 1, 2017, of the acquisition by its subsidiary Summit Community Bank, In...

Independent Bank Group, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Carlile Bancshares, Inc.
Posted: 04/03/2017

MCKINNEY, Texas–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Independent Bank Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:IBTX), the holding company for Independent Bank, today announced the completion of the acquisition of Carlile Bancshares, Inc. Ca...

Fed Terminates Enforcement Action Against HCSB Financial
Posted: 03/23/2017

The Federal Reserve Board on March 21 terminated an enforcement action against Loris, S.C.-based HCSB Financial Corp., according to a March 23 press release.

Suncrest Bank Named to 2017 OTCQX Best 50
Posted: 02/02/2017

VISALIA, Calif.–(PRNewswire)–Suncrest Bank (OTCQX: SBKK) is pleased to announce it has been named to the 2017 OTCQX® Best 50, a ranking of top performing companies traded on the OTCQX Best Market las...

SouthCrest Financial Group Moves into Midtown Atlanta; Relocation is at Core of CEO’s Atlanta Regional Growth Focus
Posted: 01/27/2017

ATLANTA, Ga.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Brian D. Schmitt, Chief Executive Officer of SouthCrest Financial Group, Inc. (SCSG:PK), announced today the company has leased offices in Midtown Atlanta and will reloc...

Riverview Financial Corporation Announces Closing of $17.0 Million Private Placement of Common Stock and Preferred Stock
Posted: 01/20/2017

HARRISBURG, PA–(Marketwired)–Riverview Financial Corporation (OTCQX: RIVE) announced today that it completed the sale of approximately $17.0 million in common and preferred equity, before expenses, t...

Riverview Financial Corporation Announces $17.0 Million Private Placement of Common Stock and Preferred Stock
Posted: 01/18/2017

HARRISBURG, PA–(Marketwired)–Riverview Financial Corporation (OTCQX: RIVE) announced today that it has entered into agreements with accredited investors and qualified institutional buyers to raise ap...

Trinity Capital to Redeem Preferred Shares for $50.7 Million
Posted: 01/04/2017

Trinity Capital Corp. will redeem Jan. 30 its outstanding preferred shares, which were originally issued under the U.S. Treasury Department’s TARP, for $50.7 million. The price includes all accrued a...

Bank of Southern California Completes $7 Million Capital Offering and Announces New Board of Directors
Posted: 01/04/2017

SAN DIEGO, Calif.–(PRNewswire)–Bank of Southern California (OTC Pink: BCAL) announced that it has completed a capital raise of $7 million through a stock purchase agreement of the Bank’s common stock...

Trinity Capital Corporation Completes $52 Million Capital Raise and Recapitalization
Posted: 12/19/2016

LOS ALAMOS, N.M.–December 19, 2016–Trinity Capital Corporation (the “Company” or “Trinity”), parent company of Los Alamos National Bank (“LANB”), announced today that it closed its previously announc...

Suncrest Bank Completes Acquisition of Security First Bank
Posted: 12/19/2016

VISALIA, Calif.–(PRNewswire)–Suncrest Bank (OTCQX: SBKK) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Security First Bank in Fresno, CA. The acquisition, which was first announced on Sept...

Southern National Bancorp of Virginia, Inc. and Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc. Announce Transformational Merger of Equals
Posted: 12/13/2016

MCLEAN, Va. and RICHMOND, Va.–(PRNewswire)–Southern National Bancorp of Virginia, Inc. (NASDAQ: SONA) (“Southern National”), the holding company of Sonabank, and Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc. (NA...

Independent Bank Group, Inc. to Acquire Carlile Bancshares, Inc.
Posted: 11/21/2016

MCKINNEY, Texas–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Independent Bank Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:IBTX), the holding company for Independent Bank, today announced that Independent Bank Group has entered into a definitive agreem...

SouthCrest Financial Group Announces Agreement to Sell Two Alabama Branches to Guardian Credit Union
Posted: 11/16/2016

WOODSTOCK, Ga.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Brian D. Schmitt, Chief Executive Officer of SouthCrest Financial Group, Inc. (SCSG:PK), announced today that the company has reached agreement for the sale of its two...

Nicolet Bankshares, Inc. To Acquire First Menasha Bancshares, Inc.
Posted: 11/04/2016

Green Bay, Wis.–(PRNewswire)–Nicolet Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: NCBS) (“Nicolet”) and First Menasha Bancshares, Inc. (OTCQX: FMBJ) (“First Menasha”) today jointly announce the execution of a definitiv...

HCSB Financial Corporation Announces Removal of Regulatory Consent Order
Posted: 10/27/2016

LORIS, S.C.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–HCSB Financial Corporation (OTC Pink:HCFB) (the “Company”), the holding company for Horry County State Bank (the “Bank”), announced today that the Bank received notificat...

Origin Bancorp Board OKs 2-for-1 Stock Split
Posted: 10/05/2016

Origin Bancorp Inc.’s board authorized a 2-for-1 split of the Ruston, La.-based company’s common stock, according to an Oct. 5 letter to shareholders from Chairman Drake Mills.

Summit Financial Group, Inc. Completes Its Acquisition of Highland County Bankshares, Inc. and Subsidiary, First and Citizens Bank
Posted: 10/03/2016

MOOREFIELD, W. Va.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Summit Financial Group, Inc. (“Summit”) (NASDAQ:SMMF) announces completion, effective October 1, 2016, of the acquisition by its subsidiary Summit Community Bank, ...

Heritage Commerce Corp Named to Sandler O’Neill Bank and Thrift Sm-All Stars Class of 2016
Posted: 09/28/2016

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Heritage Commerce Corp (NASDAQ:HTBK), parent company of Heritage Bank of Commerce, announced today its inclusion into the prestigious Sandler O’Neill Sm-All Stars Cl...

WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc. Selected As a Top Performer By Sandler O’Neill
Posted: 09/27/2016

RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ: WFBI) today announced its selection by Sandler O’Neill to the 2016 Class of Bank and Thrift Sm-All Stars. Washing...

First Merchants to Buy Minority Stake in Indiana Bank
Posted: 09/26/2016

First Merchants Corp. in Muncie, Ind., has agreed to buy a minority stake in Independent Alliance Banks in Fort Wayne, Ind.

First Bancorp Reports the Early Termination of All FDIC Loss Share Agreements
Posted: 09/22/2016

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C., September 22, 2016–(PRNewswire)–First Bancorp (NASDAQ: FBNC), the parent company of First Bank, reports that First Bank has entered into an agreement with the Federal Deposit In...

Guaranty Bancorp Completes Merger With Home State Bancorp
Posted: 09/08/2016

DENVER, CO–(Marketwired)–Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ: GBNK), the holding company for Guaranty Bank and Trust Company (“Guaranty Bank”), announced today that it has completed its merger with Home State B...

Trinity Capital Corporation Announces Agreement For Proposed $52 Million Equity Recapitalization and $10 Million Rights Offering
Posted: 09/08/2016

LOS ALAMOS, N.M.–September 8, 2016–Trinity Capital Corporation (the “Company” or “Trinity”), parent company of Los Alamos National Bank (“LANB”), announced Thursday that it has entered into a stock p...

Pacific Continental Corporation Completes Acquisition of Foundation Bancorp, Inc. and Foundation Bank
Posted: 09/06/2016

EUGENE, Ore.–(PRNewswire)–Pacific Continental Corporation (Nasdaq: PCBK), the holding company of Pacific Continental Bank, today announced the completion of the acquisition of Bellevue, Washington-ba...

Suncrest Bank To Acquire Security First Bank
Posted: 09/02/2016

VISALIA, Calif., and FRESNO, Calif.–(PRNewswire)–Suncrest Bank (OTCQX: SBKK) and Security First Bank (OTCPink: SFRK) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby Securit...

The Bancorp, Inc. Announces a $74 Million Capital Raise
Posted: 08/08/2016

WILMINGTON, Del.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ:TBBK) announced today that it has entered into a securities purchase agreement with certain institutional and accredited inv...

First Security Inc. Announces Upgrade to the OTCQX Market
Posted: 07/21/2016

First Security Inc. (FIIT), the bank holding company for First Security Bank, Inc., announced that the Company has upgraded to the OTCQX market from the Pink market effective July 21, 2016.

First Bancorp Announces Completion of Branch Exchange
Posted: 07/18/2016

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C., July 18, 2016–(PRNewswire)–First Bancorp (NASDAQ: FBNC), the parent company of First Bank, announces today that it has completed the exchange of its seven First Bank branches lo...

Private Equity Firms Invest $27.5 Million in Bridgewater Bank
Posted: 06/28/2016

Bloomington, MN–(Bridgewater Bank)–Bridgewater Bancshares Inc, (the “Company”) the holding company for Bridgewater Bank announced today that it has completed a private placement of $27.5 Million for ...

First Bancorp to Acquire Carolina Bank Holdings, Inc.
Posted: 06/22/2016

SOUTHERN PINES and GREENSBORO, N.C., June 22, 2016–(PRNewswire)–First Bancorp (Nasdaq: FBNC) the parent company of First Bank, announced today the signing of a definitive merger agreement under which...

Summit Financial Group, Inc. to Acquire First Century Bankshares, Inc. and Its Wholly-Owned Subsidiary, First Century Bank, Inc.
Posted: 06/01/2016

MOOREFIELD, W. Va. AND BLUEFIELD, Va.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Summit Financial Group, Inc. (“Summit”) (NASDAQ:SMMF) and First Century Bankshares, Inc. (“First Century) (OTC Pink:FCBS) announced the signing ...

Bridgewater Bank Acquires First National Bank of the Lakes
Posted: 05/23/2016

Bloomington, MN–(Bridgewater Bank)–Bridgewater Bank has completed an acquisition of First National Bank of the Lakes, headquartered in Orono, MN, effective May 20, 2016.

Old National Bank Completes Acquisition of AnchorBank
Posted: 05/02/2016

Old National Bank has finalized its purchase of Madison-based Anchor BanCorp Wisconsin Inc., the financial companies said Monday.

Heritage Commerce Corp Named One of the Top Performing Banks of 2015 by S&P Global Market Intelligence
Posted: 04/26/2016

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Heritage Commerce Corp (Nasdaq:HTBK), the holding company (the “Company”) for Heritage Bank of Commerce, was ranked #35 out of the 100 top-performing banks of 2015 w...

Pacific Continental Corporation Announces Plan to Acquire Foundation Bancorp, Inc.
Posted: 04/26/2016

BELLEVUE, Wash.–(PRNewswire)–Pacific Continental Corporation (NASDAQ: PCBK) (the “Company”), the holding company of Pacific Continental Bank, and Foundation Bancorp, Inc. (OTCPink: FDNB) (“Foundation...

HCSB Financial Corporation Completes $45 Million Capital Raise and Recapitalization of Horry County State Bank
Posted: 04/11/2016

LORIS, S.C.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–HCSB Financial Corporation (the “Company”) (OTCPK:HCFB) announced today that it closed its previously announced private placement of 359,468,443 shares of its common stoc...

Guaranty Bancorp and Home State Bancorp to Merge
Posted: 03/16/2016

DENVER, CO–(Marketwired)–Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ: GBNK), the holding company for Guaranty Bank and Trust Company, and Home State Bancorp, the holding company for Home State Bank, today announced the...

First Bancorp Announces Agreement to Exchange Branches with First Community Bancshares, Inc.
Posted: 03/04/2016

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C., Mar. 4, 2016–(PRNewswire)–First Bancorp (NASDAQ: FBNC), the parent company of First Bank, announces today that it has reached an agreement to exchange its seven First Bank branc...

HCSB Financial Corporation Announces $45 Million Capital Raise and Recapitalization of Horry County State Bank
Posted: 03/03/2016

LORIS, S.C.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–HCSB Financial Corporation (OTCPK:HCFB) (the “Company”) announced today that it has entered into a stock purchase agreement with Castle Creek Capital Partners VI, L.P. an...

Summit Financial Group, Inc. to Acquire Highland County Bankshares, Inc. and Subsidiary, First and Citizens Bank
Posted: 02/29/2016

MOOREFIELD, W. Va. AND MONTEREY, Va.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Summit Financial Group, Inc. (“Summit”) (NASDAQ:SMMF) and Highland County Bankshares, Inc. (“HCB”) announced the signing of a definitive merger a...

Old National Announces Largest Partnership in Its History, Expands Into Wisconsin With AnchorBank Partnership
Posted: 01/12/2016

EVANSVILLE, Ind. and MADISON, Wis.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Evansville, Ind.-based Old National Bancorp (NASDAQ:ONB) (“Old National”) and Madison, Wisc.-based Anchor BanCorp Wisconsin Inc. (NASDAQ:ABCW) (“An...

Fast-Growing Bridgewater Bank Buys First National Bank of the Lakes
Posted: 01/08/2016

Just a few months after securing funding to expand, Bloomington-based Bridgewater Bank says it has a deal to acquire First National Bank of the Lakes.

First Merchants Corporation Completes Its Merger with Ameriana Bancorp
Posted: 01/04/2016

MUNCIE, Ind.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ: FRME) successfully completed its previously announced merger with Ameriana Bancorp (NASDAQ: ASBI) of New Castle, Indiana on December ...

First Bank Insurance Services And Bankingport Announce Signing Of Definitive Merger Agreement
Posted: 12/16/2015

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. & SANFORD, N.C., Dec. 16, 2015–(PRNewswire)–First Bancorp (NASDAQ – FBNC), the parent company of First Bank and First Bank Insurance Services, Inc. (“First Bank Insurance”), and ...

WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc. Announces Closing of Public Offering of 1,655,000 Shares of Common Stock
Posted: 12/08/2015

RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: WFBI) (the “Company”) today announced the closing of an underwritten public offering of 1,655,000 shares of its voting common sto...

Parent of North Carolina-Based First Bank Redeems Remaining SBLF Stock
Posted: 10/16/2015

First Bancorp, the parent of Southern Pines, N.C.-based First Bank, redeemed on Oct. 16 the remaining $31.5 million, or 31,500 shares, of its outstanding series B noncumulative perpetual preferred st...

Heritage Bank of Commerce Accepted to Sandler O'Neill Sm-All Stars Class of 2015
Posted: 10/15/2015

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(Marketwired via COMTEX)–Heritage Commerce Corp, parent company of Heritage Bank of Commerce, announced today that it has been admitted to the Sandler O’Neill Sm-All Stars Class of 2...

Community Trust Bank Changes Name to Origin Bank
Posted: 10/09/2015

RUSTON, La.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Community Trust Bank is changing its name. The more-than-a-century old Louisiana-chartered bank, with banking centers in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas and assets of mor...

PacWest Bancorp Announces the Completion of Its Merger With Square 1 Financial, Inc.
Posted: 10/07/2015

LOS ANGELES, Calif.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW) (“PacWest”) today announced the completion of its merger with Square 1 Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:SQBK) (“Square 1”), effective on Octo...

WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc. Pays Off SBLF, Increases Capital to Support Planned Growth
Posted: 10/06/2015

RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ: WFBI) today announced that it has paid off the remaining $8.9 million of preferred stock issued in connection wit...

Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc. Celebrates 20 Years on NASDAQ
Posted: 09/23/2015

Springfield, MO–(SNL)–Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:GFED), the holding company for Springfield-based Guaranty Bank, celebrated its 20th anniversary on the NASDAQ Stock Market this week.

Castle Creek Capital Invests $15 Million in Bridgewater Bank
Posted: 09/08/2015

Bloomington, MN–(PRWeb)–Bridgewater Bancshares Inc, (the “Company”) the holding company for Bridgewater Bank announced today that it has completed a private placement of $15 Million of the Company’s ...

Heritage Commerce Corp Announces the Completion of Its Merger With Focus Business Bank
Posted: 08/20/2015

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Heritage Commerce Corp (NASDAQ:HTBK) (“Heritage”) today announced that on August 20, 2015, it completed its previously announced merger of its wholly-owned bank subs...

OTC Markets Group Welcomes First Menasha Bancshares to OTCQX
Posted: 08/07/2015

NEW YORK, August 7, 2015–(PRNewswire)–OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of Open, Transparent and Connected financial markets, today announced First Menasha Bancshares Inc. (OTCQX: FMBJ),...

The Business Bank of St. Louis Elects Chairman
Posted: 08/07/2015

St. Louis, MO–(PR.com)–Business Bancshares, Inc., parent holding company for The Business Bank of St. Louis, announced that Daniel Guirl has been elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Bus...

Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation Announces Private Placement of $30 Million of 4.75% Subordinated Notes Due 2025 and Stock Repurchase Plan
Posted: 08/06/2015

BRYN MAWR, Pa.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation (NASDAQ:BMTC) (the “Corporation”), parent of The Bryn Mawr Trust Company (the “Bank”), today announced that it has completed a private place...

Heritage Oaks Bancorp Completes $3M TruPS Purchase
Posted: 08/05/2015

Heritage Oaks Bancorp on Aug. 4 completed the purchase, after being the successful bidder in a public auction, of trust preferred securities issued by Heritage Oaks Capital Trust II, with an original...

Blue Valley Ban Corp. Redeems TARP-Related Preferred Stock
Posted: 08/05/2015

Overland Park, Kan.-based Blue Valley Ban Corp., having received Federal Reserve approval for the transaction, redeemed its $21.8 million of series A fixed-rate cumulative preferred stock, which was ...

WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc. Completes Acquisition of 1st Portfolio Holding Corporation
Posted: 07/31/2015

RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc. (Nasdaq: WFBI), (“WashingtonFirst”), parent of WashingtonFirst Bank, today announced the completion of its previously reported acquisition...

Anchor BanCorp Wisconsin 'Substantially' Reverses DTA Valuation Allowance
Posted: 07/30/2015

MADISON, Wisc.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Anchor BanCorp Wisconsin Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ:ABCW) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, AnchorBank, fsb (the “Bank”) today announced its financial results for the...

Delmarva Bancshares Completes Merger With Easton Bancorp
Posted: 07/16/2015

Delmarva Bancshares, Inc. (“Delmarva”), the parent company of 1880 Bank, announced that the acquisition of Easton Bancorp and its subsidiary, Easton Bank & Trust Company (“Easton Bank”), through the ...

Delmarva Bancshares Issues $4.1M in Debt
Posted: 07/06/2015

Cambridge, Md.-based Delmarva Bancshares Inc., the holding company of 1880 Bank, on July 2 filed a Form D related to a debt offering totaling approximately $4.1 million. The Form D filing indicate...

First Merchants Corporation and Ameriana Bancorp Announce the Signing of a Definitive Merger Agreement
Posted: 06/29/2015

MUNCIE, Ind. & NEW CASTLE, Ind.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ: FRME) and Ameriana Bancorp (NASDAQ: ASBI) today announced they have executed a definitive agreement whereby Ameria...

Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc. Announces Final Redemption of Series A Preferred Stock
Posted: 06/18/2015

TAPPAHANNOCK, Va.–(PRNewswire)–Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBS) (the “Company”), the one bank holding company of EVB (the “Bank”), announced today the redemption (the “Final Redemptio...

First Merchants Corporation Announces Sale of First Merchants Insurance Group
Posted: 06/15/2015

MUNCIE, Ind.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ – FRME) announced the sale of First Merchants Insurance Group (FMIG), a licensed insurance agency affiliate of First Merchants Bank, N...

WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc. to Acquire 1st Portfolio Holding Corporation
Posted: 05/14/2015

RESTON & FAIRFAX, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc. (Nasdaq: WFBI) and 1st Portfolio Holding Corporation announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Wash...

Heritage Commerce Corp and Focus Business Bank Plan to Merge
Posted: 04/23/2015

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Heritage Commerce Corp (Nasdaq:HTBK), the parent company of Heritage Bank of Commerce (“Heritage”), and Focus Business Bank (OTCQB:FCSB) (“Focus”) today jointly anno...

Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc. Announces Private Placement of $20.0 Million of Fixed to Floating Rate Subordinated Notes
Posted: 04/22/2015

TAPPAHANNOCK, Va.–(PRNewswire)–Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBS) (the “Company”), the one bank holding company of EVB (the “Bank”), announced today that it has completed a private plac...

Bank Director: The Chemistry of Success
Posted: 04/22/2015

If service as a bank director is supposed to be a cushy sinecure, then someone forgot to tell the seven board members at CVB Financial Corp., a $7.4 billion asset bank headquartered in Ontario, Calif...

First Merchants Corporation Announces the Completion of its Merger with C Financial Corporation
Posted: 04/20/2015

MUNCIE, Ind.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ: FRME) successfully completed its previously announced merger with C Financial Corporation, of Columbus, Ohio on Friday, April 17, 201...

Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation Expands Insurance Business Through Acquisition of Robert J. McAllister Agency, Inc.
Posted: 04/06/2015

BRYN MAWR, Pa.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation (Nasdaq:BMTC), (the “Corporation”), parent of The Bryn Mawr Trust Company (the “Bank”), today announced the acquisition of Robert J. McAllis...

SouthCrest Financial Group Reports a Partial Preferred Stock Redemption
Posted: 04/02/2015

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Kenneth H. Maloy, President and CEO of SouthCrest Financial Group, Inc. announced today that the company has redeemed $8 million of Fixed Rate Cumulative Perpetua...

Delmarva Bancshares, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Easton Bancorp, Inc.
Posted: 03/31/2015

Delmarva Bancshares, Inc. (“Company”), parent company of 1880 Bank (collectively with the Company, “Delmarva”) announced today the signing of a definitive merger agreement under which Delmarva will a...

Foundation Bancorp Announces Completion of $15 Million Private Placement of Convertible Preferred Equity
Posted: 03/27/2015

BELLEVUE, Wash.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Foundation Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQB:FDNB), the holding company for Foundation Bank (“Bank”), today announced that it had completed the sale of $15 million of the Company’...

Community Trust Bank Completes Acquisition of Four New Branch Locations in Houston
Posted: 03/27/2015

Community Trust Bank, the wholly owned subsidiary of Community Trust Financial Corporation, announced today it has completed its acquisition of four full service retail Whitney Bank branches in Houst...

Summit Financial Group, Inc. Announces Completion of Second Closing With Castle Creek
Posted: 03/17/2015

MOOREFIELD, W. Va.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–As previously disclosed, on August 22, 2014, Summit Financial Group, Inc. (the “Company” or “Summit”) (Nasdaq:SMMF) entered into a Securities Purchase Agreement (t...

Summit Financial Group, Inc. Announces Conversion of All Its Outstanding Preferred Shares Into Common Stock
Posted: 03/02/2015

MOOREFIELD, W. Va.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Summit Financial Group, Inc. (the “Company”) announces that it will be exercising its right to convert all of its outstanding shares of preferred stock into shares...

PacWest Bancorp and Square 1 Financial, Inc. Agree to Merge
Posted: 03/02/2015

LOS ANGELES and DURHAM, N.C.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–PacWest Bancorp (Nasdaq:PACW) (“PacWest”) and Square 1 Financial, Inc. (Nasdaq:SQBK) (“Square 1”) today announced the signing of a definitive agreement a...

PacWest to Buy Venture Capital Lender Square 1
Posted: 03/02/2015

PacWest Bancorp has agreed to buy venture capital-focused lender Square 1 Financial Inc. for about $790 million in stock, less than a year after Square 1 went public.

Avenue Financial Holdings, Inc. Announces Closing of Initial Public Offering
Posted: 02/13/2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Avenue Financial Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: AVNU) (“Avenue Financial” or “the Company”) announced today that it has completed its previously announced initial public off...

First Menasha Bancshares, Inc. Announces First Closing of Private Offering of Common Stock
Posted: 01/20/2015

First Menasha Bancshares, Inc. (OTCQB: FMBJ) (the “Company” or “First Menasha”), the bank holding company for The First National Bank-Fox Valley, announced today that it has closed on the sale of app...

First Merchants Corporation and C Financial Corporation Announce the Signing of a Definitive Merger Agreement
Posted: 01/06/2015

MUNCIE, Ind. & COLUMBUS, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ: FRME) and C Financial Corporation announced they have executed a definitive merger agreement whereby C Financial Cor...

Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation Completes Merger With Continental Bank Holdings, Inc.
Posted: 01/02/2015

BRYN MAWR, Pa.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation (Nasdaq:BMTC) (the “Corporation”), parent of The Bryn Mawr Trust Company (the “Bank”), today announced it completed its previously announced...

WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc. Completes $20 Million Private Placement
Posted: 12/30/2014

RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: WFBI) (the “Company”) announced that it has raised approximately $20 million in equity through a private placement of 1,377...

Community Banker of the Year: Anchor Bancorp Wisconsin's Chris Bauer
Posted: 12/16/2014

Chris Bauer was done with banking and was ready for adventure.

Summit Financial Group, Inc. Announces Completion of First Closing With Castle Creek, Termination of Bank MOU
Posted: 11/26/2014

MOOREFIELD, W.Va.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–As previously disclosed, on August 22, 2014, Summit Financial Group, Inc. (the “Company” or “Summit”) (Nasdaq:SMMF) entered into a Securities Purchase Agreement (th...

Heritage Bank of Commerce Completes Acquisition of Bay View Funding
Posted: 11/04/2014

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Heritage Commerce Corp (Nasdaq:HTBK), the parent company of Heritage Bank of Commerce, today announced that the acquisition relating to the Stock Purchase Agreement ...

Columbia Banking System Announces Closing of Intermountain Community Bancorp Acquisition
Posted: 11/03/2014

TACOMA, Wash.–(PRNewswire)–Columbia Banking System, Inc. (NASDAQ: COLB, “Columbia“) today announced the completion of its acquisition of Intermountain Community Bancorp (“Intermountain”), the parent ...

Delmarva Bancshares' National Bank of Cambridge Renamed 1880 Bank
Posted: 10/31/2014

Delmarva Bancshares Inc. announced today, Oct. 31, that the National Bank of Cambridge has converted from a federal to a state charter and has been renamed 1880 Bank.

Louisiana-Based Community Trust Bank to Buy Four Whitney Bank Branches
Posted: 10/31/2014

Community Trust Bank announced today it has signed a purchase agreement with Whitney Bank, a subsidiary of Hancock Holding Company, to acquire four of its retail banking locations in Houston, Texas. ...

Anchor BanCorp Wisconsin, Inc. Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering
Posted: 10/21/2014

MADISON, Wis.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Anchor BanCorp Wisconsin Inc. (the “Company”), the parent holding company of AnchorBank, fsb, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 371,959 shar...

Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc. Announces Partial Redemption of TARP Preferred Stock
Posted: 10/20/2014

TAPPAHANNOCK, Va.–(PRNewswire)–Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBS) (the “Company”), the one bank holding company of EVB, Tappahannock, Virginia, today announced the redemption (the “Part...

National Bank of Cambridge President & CEO Elected to Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta Board
Posted: 10/13/2014

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta recently announced that Kim C. Liddell, chairman, president and CEO of the National Bank of Cambridge, was elected to the 14-member board of directors Oct. 3.

Heritage Bank of Commerce Enters into Agreement to Acquire Bay View Funding
Posted: 10/09/2014

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Heritage Commerce Corp (Nasdaq:HTBK) parent company of Heritage Bank of Commerce, announced today that Heritage Bank of Commerce has signed a definitive stock purcha...

Community Trust Bank Expands Presence Across Fort Worth
Posted: 10/02/2014

Community Trust Bank is announcing the development of a new Fort Worth banking center location in The Tower, a luxury high-rise residential building, located at 5th and Throckmorton St. in downtown F...

Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida and The BANKshares, Inc. Complete Merger
Posted: 10/01/2014

STUART, Fla.–(PRNewswire)–Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida (NASDAQ-NMS: SBCF) and The BANKshares, Inc., parent of BankFIRST (“BANKshares”), announced the completion of their merger today, crea...

WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc. Pays Off 25% of Its SBLF and Declares Cash Dividend
Posted: 08/19/2014

RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ: WFBI), today announced that it has redeemed $4.4 million (4,449 shares), or 25% of the $17.8 million outstanding ...

Carlile Bancshares, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Community Bankers, Inc.
Posted: 08/14/2014

FORT WORTH, Texas–(PRNewswire)–Fort Worth, Texas based Carlile Bancshares, Inc. (“Carlile) completed the acquisition of Community Bankers, Inc., the parent company of Community Bank, Fort Worth (“Com...

Anchor BanCorp Announces Lifting of Last Remaining Legacy Regulatory Enforcement Action
Posted: 08/05/2014

MADISON, Wis.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Anchor BanCorp Wisconsin Inc. today announced that its last remaining legacy regulatory enforcement action has been terminated as of July 31, 2014.

East L.A.'s Pan American Bank Gets $6.3-Million Bailout from Other Banks
Posted: 07/23/2014

Encouraged by some of California’s leading financial executives, 16 community banks have invested $6.3 million into Pan American Bank in East Los Angeles to ward off regulators and keep open Californ...

Columbia Banking System Enters Idaho with Intermountain Community Bancorp Merger
Posted: 07/23/2014

TACOMA, Wash. and SANDPOINT, Idaho–(PRNewswire)–Columbia Banking System, Inc. (NASDAQ: COLB, “Columbia”) and Intermountain Community Bancorp (NASDAQ: IMCB, “Intermountain”) today jointly announced th...

First Merchants Corporation and Community Bancshares, Inc. Announce the Signing of a Definitive Merger Agreement
Posted: 07/22/2014

MUNCIE, Ind. & NOBLESVILLE, Ind.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–First Merchants Corporation (FRME) and Community Bancshares, Inc. today announced they have executed a definitive agreement whereby Community Bancshar...

Sixteen Banks, Along with John Eggemeyer and Tim Chrisman, Raise $6.3 Million to Keep Hispanic-Focused Bank from Failing
Posted: 07/22/2014

A pack of West Coast banks have banded together to save Pan American Bank in Los Angeles.

Guaranty Bank and Trust Acquires Cherry Hills Investment Advisors
Posted: 07/16/2014

DENVER, CO–(Marketwired)–Guaranty Bank and Trust Company, a community bank that has served Colorado for over 50 years and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ: GBNK), today announced...

MBT Financial Corporation Consent Order Terminated by Regulators
Posted: 07/03/2014

MONROE, Mich.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Monroe Bank & Trust, the wholly-owned banking subsidiary of MBT Financial Corp (Nasdaq:MBTF), recently received notification from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporat...

Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc. Signs Agreement to Acquire Virginia Company Bank
Posted: 05/29/2014

TAPPAHANNOCK, Va.–(PRNewswire)–Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBS) (“EVBS”), the one bank holding company for EVB, and Virginia Company Bank (OTCQB: VGNA) announced today that EVBS, EVB ...

First Security Begins Trading on OTC Market
Posted: 05/21/2014

Owensboro, Ky.-based First Security Inc. began trading as an over-the-counter stock with the symbol FIIT, according to a May 21 news release.

Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc. Announces Redemption of Remaining TARP Preferred Stock
Posted: 05/08/2014

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc., (Nasdaq:GFED), the holding company (the “Company”) for Guaranty Bank, announces the redemption of all of its remaining 12,000 shar...

Fed Ends C&D Against Continental Bank Holdings
Posted: 05/06/2014

The Federal Reserve Board on May 3 terminated the cease and desist order issued by the Office of Thrift Supervision against Plymouth Meeting, Pa.-based Continental Bank Holdings Inc. on Feb. 28, 2011...

Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation to Acquire Continental Bank Holdings, Inc.
Posted: 05/05/2014

BRYN MAWR, Pa.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation (Nasdaq:BMTC) (the “Corporation”), parent of The Bryn Mawr Trust Company (the “Bank”), today announced that the Corporation has entered into...

OCC Lifts National Bank of Cambridge Formal Agreement
Posted: 04/06/2014

The National Bank of Cambridge announced April 2 that the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency terminated the formal agreement entered into April 1, 2010 with the bank.

Regulators Lift Enforcement Actions Against AnchorBank
Posted: 04/02/2014

MADISON, Wis.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–AnchorBank today announced its Cease and Desist Order and Prompt Corrective Action Directive, both overseen by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, have been ...

Square 1 Financial, Inc. Announces Closing of Its Initial Public Offering
Posted: 03/31/2014

DURHAM, N.C.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Square 1 Financial, Inc. (Nasdaq:SQBK) (“Square 1”) today announced the closing of its initial public offering of common stock. Square 1 sold a total of 3,125,000 shares...

First Security, Inc. Announces Completion of $30 Million Private Stock Offering
Posted: 03/31/2014

First Security, Inc., (the “Company” or “First Security”) the bank holding company for First Security Bank, Inc. (the “Bank”), announced today that it has completed a private placement of $30 million...

Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc. Announces Termination of Memorandum of Understanding
Posted: 03/26/2014

TAPPAHANNOCK, Va.–(PRNewswire)–Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBS) (the “Company”) announced today the termination of the informal memorandum of understanding, dated September 5, 2013 (t...

Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc. Closes $17.2 Million Public Offering of Common Stock
Posted: 03/07/2014

Springfield, Mo.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:GFED), the holding company (the “Company”) for Guaranty Bank, today announced the closing of its previously announced under...

Heritage Oaks Bancorp Completes Acquisition of Mission Community Bancorp
Posted: 03/04/2014

PASO ROBLES, Calif.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Heritage Oaks Bancorp (Nasdaq:HEOP) (the “Company”), the holding company for Heritage Oaks Bank (the “Bank”), announced that it completed the acquisition of Missi...

SouthCrest Financial Group Announces Completion of Charter Consolidation
Posted: 03/03/2014

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Kenneth H. Maloy, President and CEO of SouthCrest Financial Group, Inc. (OTCBB:SCSG) announced today that the company has completed the consolidation of its four ...

WashingtonFirst Acquires All Deposits and Loans of Sterling-Based Millennium Bank, National Assocation
Posted: 02/28/2014

RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WashingtonFirst Bank, a subsidiary of WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc. (Nasdaq: WFBI), announced today that it had entered into an agreement with the Federal Deposit Insur...

Intermountain Community Bancorp Repays TARP Fund
Posted: 02/12/2014

SANDPOINT, Idaho–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Intermountain Community Bancorp (Nasdaq:IMCB), the holding company for Panhandle State Bank, is pleased to report $6.1 million, or $0.93 per diluted share, in net in...

Square 1 Bank Expands the Financing Solutions It Offers with Acquisition of Sand Hill Finance
Posted: 01/02/2014

Square 1 Bank, the premier banking partner to entrepreneurs and the venture capital community, announced today that it has acquired substantially all of the assets and hired all employees of Sand Hil...

MBT Financial Corporation Announces Completion of $14 Million Private Placement
Posted: 12/23/2013

MONROE, Mich.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–MBT Financial Corp., (Nasdaq:MBTF), (the “Company”), announced today that it entered into securities purchase agreements to sell $14 million of common stock through the...

Delmarva Bancshares, Inc. Announces $11 Million Private Stock Offering
Posted: 12/19/2013

Delmarva Bancshares, Inc., (the “Company” or “Delmarva”) the bank holding company for the National Bank of Cambridge (the “Bank”), announced today that institutional investors have agreed to purchase...

Community Banker of the Year: Heritage Oaks’ Simone Lagomarsino
Posted: 11/21/2013

Simone Lagomarsino has helped turn around a lot of banks, but she’d never seen one in such bad shape. When she took over as CEO of $1.1 billion-asset Heritage Oaks Bank (HEOP) in Paso Robles, Calif.,...

First Merchants Corporation Announces the Completion of Merger with CFS Bancorp
Posted: 11/12/2013

MUNCIE, Ind.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–First Merchants Corporation (FRME) successfully completed its previously announced merger with CFS Bancorp, Inc. (CITZ), of Munster, Indiana on Tuesday, November 12, 2013...

The Business Bank of St. Louis Gets Capital Infusion with Local Ties
Posted: 11/12/2013

The parent company of The Business Bank of St. Louis has raised $10 million in capital from a California fund that invests in community banks and that has ties to St. Louis.

Community Trust Bank Named One of The Best Banks to Work for in US
Posted: 10/30/2013

Community Trust Bank has been named one of the top three Best Banks to Work For by American Banker magazine in the three to ten billion dollar range. The program, which was initiated in 2013 to ident...

SouthCrest Financial Group Reports Closure of $17.5 Million Capital Raise
Posted: 10/24/2013

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Kenneth H. Maloy, President and CEO of SouthCrest Financial Group, Inc. (SCSG:PK) announced today that the company reported preliminary results for the third quar...

Heritage Oaks Bancorp and Mission Community Bancorp Agree to Merger
Posted: 10/21/2013

PASO ROBLES and SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Heritage Oaks Bancorp (Nasdaq:HEOP) (“Heritage Oaks”) and Mission Community Bancorp (OTCQB:MISN) (“Mission Community”) today announced that th...

Anchor BanCorp Completes $175 Million Recapitalization
Posted: 09/27/2013

Anchor BanCorp Wisconsin Inc. has completed its $175 million recapitalization, it said Friday in a news release.

Heritage Oaks Bancorp Announces Termination of Memorandum of Understanding with Fed
Posted: 09/04/2013

PASO ROBLES, Calif.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Heritage Oaks Bancorp (“Heritage Oaks” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:HEOP), a bank holding company and parent of Heritage Oaks Bank (the “Bank”), announced that the F...

Anchor BanCorp Wisconsin ‘Pre-Packaged’ Reorganization Plan Gets Court Approval
Posted: 08/30/2013

MADISON, Wis.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Anchor BanCorp Wisconsin Inc. (“Anchor BanCorp” or the “Holding Company”) today announced that the Holding Company has received court approval of its recently announced...

SouthCrest Financial Group Reports All Consent Orders Released
Posted: 08/19/2013

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Kenneth H. Maloy, President and CEO of SouthCrest Financial Group, Inc. (OTCQB:SCSG) announced today that the company is now operating without any consent orders....

Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc. Announces Prepayment of $107.5 Million of FHLB Advances
Posted: 08/16/2013

TAPPAHANNOCK, Va.–(PRNewswire)–Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBS) (the “Company”), the holding company for EVB (the “Bank”), announced today the prepayment of $107.5 million of long-ter...

Carlile Bancshares’ Colorado Community Bank, Bank at Broadmoor to Become Northstar Bank Colorado
Posted: 08/06/2013

Yuma-based Colorado Community Bank and The Bank at Broadmoor in Colorado Springs will merge Aug. 12 and be called Northstar Bank Colorado, the banks said Tuesday.

Eastern Virginia Bankshares Released from Written Agreement with Fed
Posted: 08/03/2013

Eastern Virginia Bankshares Inc., parent company of Eastern Virginia Bank, on Friday became the third bank in Richmond to be released from its written agreement with regulators.

Heritage Commerce to Redeem $9 Million in Floating-Rate Subordinated Debt, Repurchase TARP Warrant
Posted: 07/25/2013

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Heritage Commerce Corp (Nasdaq:HTBK), the holding company (the “Company”) for Heritage Bank of Commerce (the “Bank”), today reported net income of $2.8 million for t...

Heritage Oaks Bancorp Redeems TARP
Posted: 07/17/2013

PASO ROBLES, Calif.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Heritage Oaks Bancorp (“Heritage Oaks” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:HEOP), a bank holding company and parent of Heritage Oaks Bank (the “Bank”), announced that it ha...

Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc. Announces Closing of $45 Million Private Placement
Posted: 06/12/2013

TAPPAHANNOCK, Va.–(PRNewswire)–Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBS) (the “Company”) announced today the closing of the previously announced $45.0 million private placements with affiliate...

First Bancorp Completes $75 Million Asset Sale
Posted: 05/06/2013

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.–(Marketwired)–Sabal Financial Group, L.P., a diversified financial services firm, announced its participation in the acquisition by its client of a real estate and land loan por...

Heritage Oaks Bancorp Reports Termination of Memorandum of Understanding with FDIC
Posted: 04/25/2013

PASO ROBLES, Calif.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Heritage Oaks Bancorp (the “Company”) (Nasdaq:HEOP), a bank holding company and parent of Heritage Oaks Bank (the “Bank”), reported net income of $3.7 million for...

Square 1 Bank Announces Launch of Square 1 Asset Management
Posted: 04/04/2013

Square 1 Bank, the premier banking partner to entrepreneurs and the venture capital community, today announced the launch of Square 1 Asset Management, a registered investment advisor. A subsidiary ...

Guaranty Bancorp Plans 5-for-1 Reverse Stock Split
Posted: 04/02/2013

Denver-based Guaranty Bancorp is planning a 5-for-1 reverse-stock split in hopes of luring new investors with a share price stronger than the anemic one the bank has watched for several years, accord...

Columbia Banking System Announces Closing of Acquisition of West Coast Bancorp
Posted: 04/01/2013

TACOMA, Wash.–(PRNewswire)–Columbia Banking System, Inc. (NASDAQ: COLB, “Columbia“) today announced the completion of its acquisition of West Coast Bancorp (“West Coast”), the parent company of West ...

First Bank Completes Acquisition of Two Branches from Four Oaks Bank & Trust Company
Posted: 03/25/2013

TROY, N.C.–(PRNewswire)–First Bank, the bank subsidiary of First Bancorp (NASDAQ: FBNC), announces the acquisition of the Rockingham and Southern Pines branches of Four Oaks Bank, which was effective...

First Bancorp Announces Move of Corporate Headquarters to Southern Pines
Posted: 03/13/2013

TROY, N.C.–(PRNewswire)–First Bancorp (NASDAQ: FBNC), the parent company of First Bank, announced today that it would consolidate some of its operations in a recently purchased building in downtown S...

Lousiana-Based Community Trust Bank to Enter Houston
Posted: 02/22/2013

Denver-based Guaranty Bancorp is planning a 5-for-1 reverse-stock split in hopes of luring new investors with a share price stronger than the anemic one the bank has watched for several years, accord...

First Bancorp Names New Chairmen
Posted: 02/07/2013

First Bancorp has elected a new chairman, as well as chairmen for its banking and insurance subsidiaries.

Intermountain Announces NASDAQ Listing
Posted: 01/09/2013

SANDPOINT, Idaho–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Intermountain Community Bancorp (OTCBB:IMCB) (the “Company”), the bank holding company of Panhandle State Bank, today announced that its common shares have been appr...

Guaranty Bancorp Redeeming $15 Million of Its Trust Preferred Securities
Posted: 01/04/2013

DENVER, CO–(Marketwired)–Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ: GBNK), a Colorado-based, community bank holding company, announced it has submitted redemption notices to the trustee for certain trust preferred se...

Carlile Bancshares’ Northstar Bank of Texas Acquires Controlling Interest in Goldome Financial
Posted: 12/31/2012

DENTON, Texas–(PRNewswire)–Northstar Bank of Texas (“Northstar”), a state chartered banking association headquartered in Denton, Texas, a member of Carlile Bancshares, Inc. (“Carlile”), a bank holdin...

WashingtonFirst Completes Merger with Alliance Bankshares Corporation
Posted: 12/21/2012

RESTON, Va. and CHANTILLY, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc. (OTCBB: WFBI) and Alliance Bankshares Corporation (NASDAQ: ABVA) jointly announce the consummation of the merger of All...

First Bancorp Announces Capital Raise and Planned Asset Disposition
Posted: 12/21/2012

TROY, N.C.–(PRNewswire)–First Bancorp (NASDAQ: FBNC), the parent company of First Bank, has completed a $33.8 million private placement offering to select institutional investors.

Community Trust Financial Raises $85 Million Through Private Placement
Posted: 12/14/2012

Community Trust Financial Corporation (“Community Trust”) announced today that on December 14, 2012, it raised approximately $85 million in equity capital, before expenses, through a private placemen...

Square 1 Financial Announces $20.6 Million Capital Raise
Posted: 10/01/2012

Square 1 Financial, Inc., the holding company for Square 1 Bank, is pleased to announce that it has raised $20.6 million through a private placement of its common stock. Shares were sold to existing ...

Columbia Banking System to Acquire West Coast Bancorp
Posted: 09/26/2012

West Coast Bancorp on Wednesday said it will be acquired by Columbia Banking System in a deal valued at $506 million.

Intermountain Community Bancorp Announces Reverse Stock Split
Posted: 08/31/2012

SANDPOINT, Idaho–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Intermountain Community Bancorp (OTCBB:IMCB) today announced that the Company will implement effective as of the close of business on October 5, 2012, a 1-for-10 rev...

WashingtonFirst Raises $25 Million in Private Offering
Posted: 08/10/2012

WashingtonFirst Bankshares Inc. has raised $25 million in a private offering and plans to file initial public offering papers with federal regulators Aug. 10 in preparation for its purchase of Allian...

Guaranty Bank and Trust Announces the Completion of Asset Purchase Agreement with Private Capital Management, Inc.
Posted: 08/02/2012

DENVER, CO–(Marketwired)–Guaranty Bank and Trust Company, a Colorado-based community bank and wholly-owned subsidiary of Guaranty Bancorp (GBNK), today announced that it has completed the previously ...

Heritage Commerce Redeeming $14 Million in Subordinated Debt
Posted: 07/26/2012

Heritage Commerce Corp (Nasdaq:HTBK), the holding company (“the Company” or “HCC”) for Heritage Bank of Commerce (“the Bank” or “HBC”), today reported net income increased 28% to $2.7 million for the...

Fed Terminates Written Agreement with Heritage Oaks Bancorp
Posted: 07/26/2012

Effective July 19, 2012, the Federal Reserve Bank (FRB) of San Francisco terminated its Written Agreement with the Company, which was issued on March 4, 2010. This followed the Federal Deposit Insura...

Fed Terminates Written Agreement with West Coast Bancorp
Posted: 07/03/2012

On June 27, 2012, the Written Agreement between the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, the State of Oregon, Division of Finance and Corporate Securities (“DFCS”), and the Company was terminated. ...

Continental Bank Holdings Raises $17 Million for ‘Prudent Growth’
Posted: 06/11/2012

Continental Bank owner Continental Bank Holdings, Inc., Plymouth Meeting, says it’s raised $16.5 million in a private sale of common and “perpetual preferred” shares sales to specialty bank investor ...

Fed Terminates Written Agreement with Guaranty Bancorp
Posted: 05/22/2012

The Federal Reserve has lifted a written agreement with Guaranty Bancorp and its bank. The agreement required the company to submit a written capital plan. It also addressed board oversight, real est...

Carlile Bancshares, Inc. to Acquire Washington Investment Company and Its Subsidiary Colorado Community Bank
Posted: 05/17/2012

FORT WORTH, Texas–(PRNewswire)–Washington Investment Company (WIC), a Colorado Front Range bank holding company, which owns 100 percent of the stock of Colorado Community Bank and Carlile Bancshares,...

Heritage Oaks Regulatory Order Removed
Posted: 04/23/2012

Paso Robles-based Heritage Oaks Bancorp has bucked a regulatory consent order placed on it two years ago. The news came on April 23, as the firm reported that it earned $1.6 million in the first quar...

Heritage Commerce Corp Exits TARP by Repurchasing $40 Million in Preferred Stock from U.S. Treasury
Posted: 03/07/2012

Heritage Commerce Corp (Nasdaq: HTBK), the holding company (“the Company”) of Heritage Bank of Commerce (“HBC”), announced today that it has fully repaid the $40 million of Series A preferred stock i...

Carlile Bancshares, Inc. to Acquire Northstar Financial Corporation and Its Subsidiary Northstar Bank of Texas
Posted: 02/27/2012

DENTON, Texas–(PRNewswire)–Northstar Financial Corporation (“Northstar”), headquartered in Denton, TX, and Carlile Bancshares, Inc., (“Carlile”), headquartered in Fort Worth, TX, have announced that ...

First Merchants Bank Acquires Loans and Assumes Deposits of SCB Bank Through a Modified Whole Bank FDIC Transaction
Posted: 02/10/2012

First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ: FRME) has reported an agreement between First Merchants Bank and the FDIC to purchase approximately $117 million of loans and assume $136 million of deposits in S...

Intermountain Community Bancorp Announces Closing of $47.3 Million Capital Raise
Posted: 01/23/2012

SANDPOINT, Idaho–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Intermountain Community Bancorp, (OTCBB:IMCB) (the “Company”), the holding company of Panhandle State Bank (the “Bank”), today announced that it had successfully clo...

BankFIRST Completes Acquisition of East Coast Community Bank
Posted: 01/06/2012

East Coast Community Bank has been acquired by Winter Park-based BankFirst.

First Merchants Corporation Announces $21.2 Million Capital Raise and Intent to Repay $116 Million TARP Capital Purchase Program Investment
Posted: 09/09/2011

MUNCIE, Ind.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ: FRME), announced that it has raised $21.2 million in a direct private placement of its common stock. First Merchants also announced t...

Heritage Oaks Bancorp Announces Simone Lagomarsino Named President & CEO
Posted: 09/07/2011

PASO ROBLES, Calif.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Heritage Oaks Bancorp (Nasdaq:HEOP) (the “Company”), parent company of Heritage Oaks Bank (the “Bank”), announced that effective Saturday, September 10, 2011, Sim...

Carlile Bancshares to Acquire Bank at Broadmoor
Posted: 06/17/2011

The Broadmoor Capital Corporation announced today that it has struck a deal to sell The Bank at Broadmoor to Carlile Bancshares. Inc. of Fort Worth, Texas.

Heritage Commerce Corp Announces Regulators Lift Written Agreement
Posted: 06/14/2011

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Heritage Commerce Corp (Nasdaq:HTBK), today announced that as a result of the continual improvement of the financial condition of the Company and its banking subsidi...

West Coast Bancorp Announces Reverse Stock Split
Posted: 05/19/2011

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore.–(PRNewswire)–West Coast Bancorp (NASDAQ: WCBO) today announced that the Company will implement effective as of the close of business on May 19, 2011, a 1-for-5 reverse stock split o...

Guaranty Bancorp Names Paul Taylor CEO & President
Posted: 05/04/2011

DENVER, CO–(Marketwired)–On May 3, 2011, the Board of Directors of Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ: GBNK) (the “Company”) appointed Paul W. Taylor as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Presiden...

Square 1 Names Doug Bowers to Serve as President and Chief Executive Officer
Posted: 03/28/2011

The Boards of Directors of Square 1 Financial, Inc. and Square 1 Bank are pleased to announce the appointment of Doug Bowers to serve as President and Chief Executive Officer of Square 1 Financial, I...

Carlile Bancshares Completes Acquisition of Two Austin Banks
Posted: 03/02/2011

AUSTIN, Texas–(PRNewswire)–Carlile Bancshares, Inc. of Fort Worth finalized the acquisitions of Treaty Oak Bank of Austin and Community State Bank of Austin on February 10, 2011. The banks will be m...

BankFIRST Ranked “#1 Small Business Lender in Florida” for Second Consecutive Year
Posted: 02/22/2011

Donald J. McGowan, President and CEO of BankFIRST announced today that the bank has retained its standing as the “#1 Small Business Lender in Florida.” This marks the second consecutive year that Ban...

Castle Creek Capital Partners IV, L.P. Closes in Excess of $330 Million to Invest in U.S.-Based Community Banks
Posted: 02/08/2011

RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif.–(PRNewswire)–Castle Creek is pleased to announce the final closing of its fourth fund, Castle Creek Capital Partners IV, L.P. (“Fund IV”), with $331 million in capital commitm...

BankFIRST Announces Signing of Definitive Agreement to Acquire East Coast Community Bank
Posted: 01/05/2011

WINTER PARK, Fla.–(PRNewswire)–The BANKshares, Inc. and BankFIRST (collectively “BankFIRST”) today announced the signing of a definitive agreement and plan of merger to acquire all of the outstanding...

Carlile Bancshares Completes $328 Capital Raise
Posted: 09/28/2010

FORT WORTH, Texas–(PRNewswire)–Carlile Bancshares, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, announced today that it has completed the capital raise of $328 million to acquire either failed banks through its previous...

Heritage Commerce Corp Completes $75 Million Private Placement
Posted: 07/21/2010

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Heritage Commerce Corp (Nasdaq:HTBK) (the “Company”), the holding company of Heritage Bank of Commerce (the “Bank”), today announced the closing of a private placeme...

Venture Lender Square 1 Raising $48 Million in New Capital
Posted: 03/22/2010

Business startup lender Square 1 Bank has launched a $48 million fundraiser to shore up its capital base and expand lending activities.

Heritage Oaks Bancorp to Raise $60 Million Through Private Placement
Posted: 03/10/2010

PASO ROBLES, Calif.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Heritage Oaks Bancorp, (Nasdaq:HEOP) (“Company”), the holding company of Heritage Oaks Bank (the “Bank”), today announced that it has entered into securities purc...

West Coast Bancorp Raises $155 Million in Capital Through Private Placements
Posted: 10/26/2009

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore.–(PRNewswire-FirstCall)–West Coast Bancorp (Nasdaq: WCBO) ("WCB" or the "Company") today announced that it has received capital investments with gross aggregate proceeds in the amoun...