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12/19/2014
Empire Bancorp Inc. (OTCQB: EMPK; Islandia, NY) closes $20.0 million private placement of common and preferred stock
12/17/2014
Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTLF; Dubuque, IA) closes $75.0 million offering of 5.75% subordinated notes due 2024
12/15/2014
Bridge Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: BDGE; Bridgehampton, NY) has agreed to acquire Community National Bank (OTCQB: CBNY; Melville, NY)
12/15/2014
LNB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: LNBB; Lorain, OH) has agreed to merge with Northwest Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: NWBI; Warren, PA)
12/4/2014
Security National Bank of Sioux City, Iowa, a subsidiary of Security National Corporation (OTCQB: SNLC; Dakota Dunes, SD) has agreed to acquire First Trust & Savings Bank (Private; Moville, IA)
12/1/2014
Phoenix Realty Group LLC-led Joint Venture Acquires 600-Unit Multifamily Asset in Denver’s Aurora Submarket
11/25/2014
Pacific Rim Bank (Private; Honolulu, HI) has agreed to merge with First Foundation Inc. (NASDAQ: FFWM; Irvine, CA)
11/24/2014
CorePointe Group agrees to sell CorePointe Insurance Company to AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.
11/21/2014
SoTHERLY Hotels Inc. (NASDAQ: SOHO; Williamsburg, VA) closes offering of $25.3 million in senior notes
11/21/2014
MidWestOne Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOFG; Iowa City, IA) has agreed to acquire Central Bancshares, Inc. (Private; Golden Valley, MN)
11/20/2014
Kelso & Company and Estancia Capital Management Agree to Acquire American Beacon Advisors
11/19/2014
First National Corporation (OTCQB: FXNC; Strasburg, VA) has agreed to acquire $308 million in deposit relationships located at six Virginia branches from Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC; Charlotte, NC)
11/18/2014
OA Development-led Joint Venture Acquires Office Property in Atlanta’s North Fulton Submarket
11/17/2014
Independent Bank Corp. (NASDAQ: INDB) closes private placement of $35.0 million fixed-to-floating rate subordinated notes due 2024
11/17/2014
Valley Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: VYFC; Roanoke, VA) has agreed to merge with BNC Bancorp (NASDAQ: BNCN; High Point, NC)
11/13/2014
Triumph Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: TBK; Dallas, TX) closes $80.4 million initial public offering of common stock
11/12/2014
Southern First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFST; Greenville, SC) closes $19.9 million follow-on offering of common stock
11/5/2014
Banner Corporation (NASDAQ: BANR; Walla Walla, WA) has agreed to acquire AmericanWest Bank (Private; Seattle, WA)
11/4/2014
Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: BHLB; Pittsfield, MA) has agreed to acquire Hampden Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: HBNK; Springfield, MA)
10/30/2014
Integrity Bancshares, Inc. (OTCQB: ITBC; Camp Hill, PA) has agreed to merge with S&T Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: STBA; Indiana, PA)
10/30/2014
Citizens National Bank of Meyersdale (OTCQB: CZNS; Meyersdale, PA) has agreed to merge with Riverview Financial Corporation (OTCQX: RIVE; Halifax, PA)
10/27/2014
Old Florida Bancshares, Inc. (Orlando, FL) has agreed to merge with IBERIABANK Corporation (NASDAQ: IBKC; Lafayette, LA)
10/17/2014
Atlas Financial Holdings to acquire Global Liberty Insurance Company of New York and related companies
10/16/2014
HCBF Holding Company Inc. (Private; Fort Pierce, FL), parent of Harbor Community Bank, has agreed to acquireFirst America Holdings Corporation (OTCQB: FAHO; Bradenton, FL) and its subsidiary First America Bank
10/15/2014
Bank of Sacramento (OTCBB: GSCB; Sacramento, CA) has agreed to merge with AmericanWest Bank (Private; Seattle, WA)
10/14/2014
Veritex Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: VBTX; Dallas, TX) closes $35.1 million Initial Public Offering of common stock
10/9/2014
NewBridge Bancorp (NASDAQ: NBBC; Greensboro, NC) has agreed to acquire Premier Commercial Bank (Private; Greensboro, NC)
10/3/2014
Florida Bank Group, Inc. (Tampa, FL) has agreed to merge with IBERIABANK Corporation (NASDAQ: IBKC; Lafayette, LA)
10/1/2014
Orchid Underwriters to Partner with Gryphon Investors
9/30/2014
Entegra Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: ENFC; Franklin, NC) has completed its conversion from a mutual holding company to a stock holding company
9/30/2014
BNC Bancorp (NASDAQ: BNCN) closes offering of $60.0 million 5.5% subordinated notes due October 2024
9/30/2014
Entegra Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: ENFC; Franklin, NC) has completed its conversion from a mutual holding company to a stock holding company
9/25/2014
East Cambridge Savings Bank (Mutual; Cambridge, MA) and Chelsea Bank (Mutual; Chelsea, MA) have agreed to combine their institutions
9/25/2014
CMS Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: CMSB; White Plains, NY) has entered into a definitive agreement to merge with Putnam County Savings Bank (Mutual; Brewster, NY)
9/23/2014
United Financial Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: UBNK) closes offering of $75.0 million 5.75% subordinated notes due October 1, 2024
9/22/2014
Kansas Natural Gas, Inc. (Private; Hays, KS), has agreed to sell its banking subsidiary, Douglas County Bank, to Metcalf Bank, a subsidiary of Central Bancompany, Inc. (CBCYB; Jefferson City, MO)
9/17/2014
HF2 Financial Management Inc. to acquire majority equity interest in investment manager ZAIS Group
9/16/2014
National Penn Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: NPBC) closes offering of $125.0 million 4.25% senior notes due September 2024
9/9/2014
Brookline Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: BRKL) closes offering of $75.0 million 6.00% fixed-to-floating rate subordinated notes due September 2029
9/4/2014
Frank Blanco Joins Sandler O’Neill as Managing Director
9/3/2014
Congressional Bancshares, Inc. (Bethesda, MD) has agreed to acquire American Bank Holdings, Inc. (Bethesda, MD)
8/26/2014
First Business Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: FBIZ) closes offering of $15.0 million fixed-to-floating rate subordinated notes due 2024
8/25/2014
Stonegate Bank (NASDAQ: SGBK) has agreed to acquire Community Bank of Broward (Dania Beach, FL)
8/18/2014
Four Oaks Fincorp, Inc. (OTCBB: FOFN; Four Oaks, NC) announces completion of $24.0 million private placement of common stock
8/15/2014
Old National Bancorp (NASDAQ: ONB) closes offering of $175.0 million 4.125% senior notes due August 15, 2024
8/13/2014
Green Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: GNBC; Houston, TX) closes $70.3 million initial public offering of common stock
8/13/2014
Jason Hach Joins Sandler O’Neill as Managing Director
8/7/2014
Siuslaw Financial Group, Inc. (OTCQB: SFGP; Florence, OR) has agreed to merge with Banner Corporation (NASDAQ: BANR; Walla Walla, WA)
8/6/2014
GMFS LLC (Baton Rouge, LA) has agreed to merge with Zais Financial Corp. (NYSE: ZFC; Red Bank, NJ)
8/5/2014
Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: EGBN; Bethesda, MD) closes offering of $70.0 million 5.75% subordinated notes due September 2024
8/5/2014
Peoples Federal Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: PEOP; Brighton, MA) has agreed to merge with IndependentBank Corp. (NASDAQ: INDB; Rockland, MA)
7/31/2014
Intervest Bancshares Corporation (NASDAQ: IBCA; New York, NY) has agreed to merge with Bank of the Ozarks, Inc. (NASDAQ: OZRK; Little Rock, AR)
7/31/2014
OTC Markets Group approves Sandler O'Neill + Partners as corporate broker for banks on OTCQX(R)
7/28/2014
Old National Bancorp (NASDAQ: ONB; Evansville, IN) has agreed to acquire Founders Financial Corporation (Private; Grand Rapids, MI)
7/24/2014
American Gateway Financial Corporation (Port Allen, LA) has agreed to merge with Business First Bancshares, Inc. (Baton Rouge, LA)
7/23/2014
Intermountain Community Bancorp (NASDAQ: IMCB; Sandpoint, ID) has agreed to merge with Columbia Banking System, Inc. (NASDAQ: COLB; Tacoma, WA)
7/22/2014
Independent Bank Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: IBTX) closes offering of $65.0 million 5.875% subordinated notes due 2024
7/22/2014
Madison Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQB: MDSN; Baltimore, MD) has agreed to merge with Codorus Valley Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: CVLY; York, PA)
7/15/2014
TowneBank (NASDAQ: TOWN; Portsmouth, VA) has agreed to acquire Franklin Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: FRNK; Glen Allen, VA)
7/8/2014
Butterfield Bank to acquire part of HSBC Cayman’s retail and corporate banking business
7/3/2014
Sun Bancorp, Inc. has agreed to sell six branch offices located in Cape May, NJ to Sturdy Savings Bank
6/30/2014
The PFM Group completes recapitalization of the firm, returning full firm ownership to PFM’s Managing Directors
6/30/2014
Henderson Global Investors strengthens North American business with acquisition of Geneva Capital Management
6/26/2014
AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. enters into agreement to acquire Comp Options Insurance Company, Inc. from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Florida
6/26/2014
MidFirst Bank (Private; Oklahoma City, OK) has agreed to acquire Steele Street Bank & Trust (Private; Denver, CO)
6/10/2014
HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTBI; Asheville, NC) has agreed to acquire $504 million in deposit relationships located at ten Virginia and North Carolina branches from Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC; Charlotte, NC)
6/10/2014
First Citizens BancShares, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCNCA; Raleigh, NC) has agreed to acquire First Citizens Bancorporation (OTCQB: FCBN; Columbia, SC)
6/9/2014
Virginia Heritage Bank (OTCQB: VGBK; Tysons Corner, VA) has agreed to merge with Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: EGBN; Bethesda, MD)
6/4/2014
National Penn Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: NPBC) has agreed to acquire TF Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: THRD)
6/4/2014
LSB Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: LSBI; Lafayette, IN) has agreed to merge with Old National Bancorp (NASDAQ: ONB; Evansville, IN)
6/3/2014
CU Bancorp (NASDAQ: CUNB; Encino, CA) and 1st Enterprise Bank (OTCQB: FENB; Los Angeles, CA) agree to merge
6/2/2014
Independent Bank Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: IBTX) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Houston City Bancshares, Inc.
5/20/2014
Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BWFG; New Canaan, CT) closes $48.6 Million Initial Public Offering of Common Stock
5/19/2014
ServisFirst Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFBS; Birmingham, AL) closes $56.9 Million Initial Public Offering
5/8/2014
Valley National Bancorp (NYSE: VLY; Wayne, NJ) has agreed to acquire 1st United Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: FUBC; Boca Raton, FL)
5/5/2014
Continental Bank Holdings, Inc. (Private; Plymouth Meeting, PA) has agreed to merge with Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation (NASDAQ: BMTC; Bryn Mawr, PA)
4/29/2014
OmniAmerican Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: OABC; Fort Worth, TX) has agreed to merge with Southside Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: SBSI; Tyler, TX)
4/23/2014
Harbor Community Bank (Private: Indiantown, FL) has agreed to acquire nine Central Florida branches of Popular Community Bank from Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ: BPOP; Hato Rey, PR)
4/23/2014
First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: FMBI; Itasca, IL) has agreed to acquire Chicago Banking Operations of Popular Community Bank from Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ: BPOP; Hato Rey, PR)
4/22/2014
Opus Bank (NASDAQ: OPB; Irvine, CA) closes $153.8 Million Initial Public Offering of Common Stock
4/17/2014
Lending Club acquires Springstone
4/16/2014
Victory Capital Management announces acquisition of Munder Capital Management
4/10/2014
Northwest Federal Credit Union acquires assets of Park Place Equity, LLC
4/10/2014
Cordia Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ: BVA; Midlothian, VA) closes $15.4 Million Private Placement
4/1/2014
Clifton MHC (NASDAQ: CSBK; Clifton, NJ) completed its Second-Step Conversion
4/1/2014
Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. (OTCQB: BWFG; New Canaan, CT) has agreed to acquire Quinnipiac Bank & Trust Company (Private; Hamden, CT)
4/1/2014
SWS Group, Inc. (NYSE: SWS; Dallas, TX) has agreed to merge with Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTH; Dallas, TX)
3/31/2014
Square 1 Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: SQBK; Durham, NC) closes $104.1 Million Initial Public Offering of Common Stock
3/21/2014
Colonial Virginia Bank (OTCQB: CNVB; Gloucester, VA) has agreed to merge with Xenith Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: XBKS; Richmond, VA)
3/11/2014
Northwestern Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQB: NWBM; Traverse City, MI) has agreed to merge with Chemical Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: CHFC; Midland, MI)
3/5/2014
Provident Community Bancshares, Inc. (OTCQB: PCBS; Rock Hill, SC) has agreed to merge with Park Sterling Corporation (NASDAQ: PSTB; Charlotte, NC)
3/4/2014
HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTBI; Asheville, NC) has agreed to acquire Bank of Commerce (OTCQB: BONC; Charlotte, NC)
2/25/2014
Peoples Service Company (Private; Nixa, MO) has agreed to merge with Southern Missouri Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMBC; Poplar Bluff, MO)
2/19/2014
Sterling Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: STSA; Spokane, WA) has agreed to sell six branches to Banner Corporation (NASDAQ: BANR; Walla Walla, WA)
2/18/2014
CVB Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: CVBF; Ontario, CA) enters into stock purchase agreement with America Bancshares, Inc. (Private; Newport Beach, CA) to acquire American Security Bank
2/13/2014
North Shore Bancorp (Mutual; Peabody, MA) and Saugusbank, a Co-operative Bank (Mutual; Saugus, MA) have agreed to combine their two institutions
2/10/2014
First Interstate BancSystem, Inc. (NASDAQ: FIBK) has agreed to acquire Mountain West Financial Corp. (OTCQB: MTWF)
1/31/2014
VantageSouth Bancshares, Inc. (NYSE: VSB; Raleigh, NC) announces completion of $47 million private placement of common stock
1/30/2014
Atlas Bank (Mutual; Brooklyn, NY) has agreed to merge with Kearny Financial Corp. (MHC) (NASDAQ: KRNY; Fairfield, NJ)
1/28/2014
National Penn Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: NPBC) repurchases 7,000,000 shares of common stock from Warburg Pincus LLC
1/28/2014
Southern First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFST; Greenville, SC) announces completion of $6.2 Million Private Placement and $4.0 Million Redemption of Perpetual Preferred Stock
1/27/2014
VantageSouth Bancshares, Inc. (NYSE: VSB; Raleigh, NC) has agreed to merge with Yadkin Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: YDKN; Elkin, NC)
1/23/2014
HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTBI; Asheville, NC) has agreed to acquire Jefferson Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: JFBI; Morristown, TN)
1/22/2014
Waterstone Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: WSBF; Wauwatosa, WI) announced the completion of its second-step conversion
1/21/2014
North Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ: NOVB; Redding, CA) has agreed to merge with TriCo Bancshares (NASDAQ: TCBK; Chico, CA)
1/8/2014
Sandler O’Neill appoints Hildenbrand Co-Chief Balance Sheet Strategist
1/8/2014
United Bancorp, Inc. (OTCBB: UBMI; Ann Arbor, MI) has agreed to merge with Old National Bancorp (NASDAQ: ONB; Evansville, IN)
1/8/2014
Prince George's Federal Savings Bank (OTCQB: PCGO) has agreed to merge with Southern National Bancorp of Virginia, Inc. (NASDAQ: SONA)