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West Coast Bancorp Announces Reverse Stock Split

  • Posted: 05/19/2011
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LAKE OSWEGO, Ore.–(PRNewswire)–West Coast Bancorp (NASDAQ: WCBO) today announced that the Company will implement effective as of the close of business on May 19, 2011, a 1-for-5 reverse stock split of West Coast Bancorp’s common stock that was approved by shareholders at the Company’s annual shareholders meeting held April 26, 2011. Robert D. Sznewajs, President & CEO, said, “The reverse CONTINUE READING >>

Guaranty Bancorp Names Paul Taylor CEO & President

  • Posted: 05/4/2011
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DENVER, CO–(Marketwired)–On May 3, 2011, the Board of Directors of Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ: GBNK) (the “Company”) appointed Paul W. Taylor as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President, conditioned upon the approval of the Company’s regulators. Mr. Taylor will also be appointed CEO and President of the Company’s bank subsidiary, Guaranty Bank & Trust Company, subject to the approval CONTINUE READING >>

Square 1 Names Doug Bowers to Serve as President and Chief Executive Officer

  • Posted: 03/28/2011
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The Boards of Directors of Square 1 Financial, Inc. and Square 1 Bank are pleased to announce the appointment of Doug Bowers to serve as President and Chief Executive Officer of Square 1 Financial, Inc. and Square 1 Bank (“Square 1”). Mr. Bowers has had a broad career in the financial services industry, including over 25 years of experience with CONTINUE READING >>

Carlile Bancshares Completes Acquisition of Two Austin Banks

  • Posted: 03/2/2011
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AUSTIN, Texas–(PRNewswire)–Carlile Bancshares, Inc. of Fort Worth finalized the acquisitions of Treaty Oak Bank of Austin and Community State Bank of Austin on February 10, 2011.  The banks will be merged during the second quarter of 2011 under the name Treaty Oak Bank.  The combined bank will have approximately $140 million in assets and $18 million in capital. Ronald W. CONTINUE READING >>