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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...

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...

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...

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...

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.