Community Bank to Acquire Kinderhook Bank

Community Bank System entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Kinderhook Bank and its subsidiary National Union Bank of Kinderhook in an all cash transaction valued at approximately $93.4 million.

MUFG to Acquire Supply Chain Finance Platform from GE Capital

MUFG Union Bank will acquire supply chain finance platform Trade Payable Services from GE Capital. The deal marks the third major divestment by GE Capital over the last six months.

PNC Bank to Acquire Ambassador Financial Group

PNC Bank signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ambassador Financial Group, a provider of balance sheet management, investment banking and capital markets services to various financial institutions.

First Citizens Bank to Acquire First South Bancorp

First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company and First South Bancorp signed a definitive merger agreement in which First South will be merged with and into First Citizens Bank in a transaction valued at approximately $37.5 million.

SVB Acquires Healthcare Investment Bank Leerink Partners

SVB Financial Group, parent company of Silicon Valley Bank, completed its acquisition of Boston-based healthcare and life science investment bank Leerink Partners.

Lakeland Bank Closes on Merger with Highlands State Bank

Lakeland Bancorp, parent company of Lakeland Bank, completed its acquisition of Highlands Bancorp with the filing and effectiveness of a Certificate of Merger with the New Jersey Department of Treasury.

Synovus Financial, FCB Financial Complete Merger

Synovus Financial completed its acquisition of FCB Financial Holdings and its subsidiary Florida Community Bank, effective January 1, 2019, with Florida Community Bank merging with and into Synovus Bank.

Cadence Bank Completes Merger with State Bank and Trust

Cadence Bancorporation and its subsidiary, Cadence Bank, completed its merger with State Bank Financial and its wholly owned subsidiary, State Bank and Trust Company, effective January 1, 2019.

Independent Bank Acquires Guaranty Bank and Trust

Independent Bank Group, the holding company for Independent Bank, completed its acquisition of Guaranty Bancorp and its wholly owned subsidiary, Guaranty Bank and Trust.

Veritex Community Bank Completes Acquisition of Green Bank

Veritex Holdings, the holding company for Veritex Community Bank, completed its acquisition of Houston-based Green Bancorp and its subsidiary Green Bank, effective January 1, 2019.