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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...