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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...

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 ...

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. ...

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...

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...