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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...

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.

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...

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...

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...