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OTC Markets Group Welcomes Liberty Bancshares Inc. to OTCQX

  • Posted: 02/5/2019
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NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2019–(PRNewswire)–OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX:OTCM), operator of financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities, today announced Liberty Bancshares Inc. (otcqx:LBSI), the holding company for Ada, OH based Liberty National Bank, has qualified to trade on the OTCQX® Best Market.  Liberty Bancshares was previously privately-held. Liberty Bancshares begins trading today on OTCQX under the symbol “LBSI.”  U.S. investors can CONTINUE READING >>

Aquesta Financial Holdings, Inc. Announces Private Placement of $15.2 Million of Equity Capital

  • Posted: 02/1/2019
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CORNELIUS, North Carolina–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Aquesta Financial Holdings, Inc. (“Aquesta”) (OTC Markets symbol AQFH), the parent company of Aquesta Bank, announced today that it has successfully closed a $15.0 million private placement of shares (the “Shares”) of common stock and a newly issued series of convertible perpetual preferred stock (“Preferred Stock”).  The Shares were issued at $11.50 per share and net proceeds CONTINUE READING >>

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. Announces Plan to Expand Presence in Kansas City With Acquisition of Blue Valley Ban Corp.

  • Posted: 01/16/2019
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DUBUQUE, Iowa, and OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Jan. 16, 2019–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Dubuque, IA-based Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (“Heartland”) (NASDAQ: HTLF) and Blue Valley Ban Corp. (“BVBC”) (OTCQX; BVBC) jointly announced today that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement, pursuant to which, Heartland will acquire BVBC and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Bank of Blue Valley, headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas. Founded in CONTINUE READING >>

Independent Bank Group, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Guaranty Bancorp

  • Posted: 01/2/2019
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MCKINNEY, Texas–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Independent Bank Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: IBTX), the holding company for Independent Bank, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Guaranty Bancorp. Guaranty Bancorp conducts its banking operations through its wholly owned subsidiary, Guaranty Bank and Trust Company, with 32 branches strategically located along the Colorado Front Range, including 14 locations in the greater Denver metropolitan area. As CONTINUE READING >>