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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 >>

Summit Financial Group, Inc. Completes Its Acquisition of Peoples Bankshares, Inc. and Subsidiary, First Peoples Bank

  • Posted: 01/2/2019
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MOOREFIELD, W. Va.–(GLOBE NEWSWIRE)–Summit Financial Group, Inc. (“Summit”) (NASDAQ: SMMF) announces completion, effective January 1, 2019, of the acquisition by its subsidiary Summit Community Bank, Inc. of Peoples Bankshares, Inc. and its subsidiary, First Peoples Bank, headquartered in Mullens, West Virginia. The former First Peoples’ offices will continue to operate under that name until close of business on Friday, April CONTINUE READING >>

Lincoln Bancorp Completes $30 Million Common Stock Private Placement

  • Posted: 12/4/2018
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Copyright © 2018, SNL Financial By Muhammad Aurangzeb Reinbeck, Iowa-based Lincoln Bancorp completed a private placement of $30.0 million in common stock. Investors in the offering included individual investors from Lincoln Bancorp’s market area and existing shareholder base, and affiliates of Castle Creek Capital LLC and EJF Capital LLC. Lincoln Bancorp plans to use the capital to support organic growth, CONTINUE READING >>