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Bank filings and Mergers & Acquisitions
In 2021, mergers and acquisitions in the banking industry surged to the highest levels in 15 years. Based on early indications this year, it looks like we can expect a similar story in 2022.
Veritex Holdings, Inc., the parent holding company of Veritex Community Bank, announced the entry into a definitive agreement pursuant to which a newly formed subsidiary of Veritex Community Bank will acquire North Avenue Capital, LLC.
The Houston Business Journal reported that businessman Tilman Fertitta agreed to acquire Houston-based Chasewood Bank.
Home BancShares, Inc. and Happy Bancshares, Inc. jointly announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Home BancShares will acquire Happy Bancshares.
Plains Bancorp, Inc., the parent company of First United Bank, has announced that as of Aug. 31, they have acquired Childress Bancshares, Inc., the parent company of First Bank and Trust of Childress.
VeraBank Inc. recently announced the completion of its agreement to acquire Panola National Bank, a community bank with assets totaling more than $130 million.
Colorado-based FirstSun Capital Bancorp and Texas-based Pioneer Bancshares Inc. jointly announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to merge Pioneer and Pioneer Bank with and into FirstSun and Sunflower Bank, respectively, in an all-
In a joint statement, J. Pat Hickman, chairman of Happy State Bank, and Frederick B. Hegi Jr., chairman of First National Bank of Tahoka, announced that Happy State Bank is acquiring, through a merger, First National Bank of Tahoka.
BancorpSouth Bank, based in Tupelo, Mississippi, has agreed to acquire Gatesville-based National United Bancshares Inc., the parent company of National United.
J. Pat Hickman, chairman of Happy State Bank, and Tommy Gunstream, chairman of Muleshoe Bancshares Inc., announced that Happy State Bank is acquiring through a series of mergers Muleshoe Bancshares and its subsidiary, First Bank of Muleshoe.
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Texas Capital Bancshares Inc. and Independent Bank Group Inc. have entered into a definitive agreement under which the companies will combine in an all-stock merger of equals
BancorpSouth Bank recently announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement with Texas First Bancshares Inc., the parent company of Texas First State Bank, pursuant to which Texas First will be merged with and into BancorpSouth.
First Financial Bankshares Inc. recently announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire TB&T Bancshares Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, The Bank & Trust of Bryan/College Station.
Circle I Bank Group Inc., the parent bank holding company for Western Bank based in Lubbock, recently announced the completion of its merger with GSB Bancshares Inc., the parent bank holding company for Gruver State Bank.
Spirit of Texas Bancshares Inc., the holding company for Spirit of Texas Bank, recently announced that it is acquiring, through a series of mergers, Chandler Bancorp Inc. and its subsidiary, Citizens State Bank.
Lubbock-based South Plains Financial Inc., the parent company of City Bank, recently announced they are merging with West Texas State Bank, Odessa. South Plains will acquire WTSB in an all-cash transaction valued at $76.1 million.
Legend Bank N.A., a $739 million asset bank headquartered in Bowie, recently announced that it has acquired Enloe State Bank, headquartered in Cooper.
Prosperity Bancshares, the parent company of Prosperity Bank, and LegacyTexas Financial Group, the parent company of LegacyTexas Bank, recently announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which LegacyTexas will merge with Prosp