NJCB Stockholders Approve Merger with 1st Constitution

1st Constitution Bancorp and New Jersey Community Bank received approval from NJCB shareholders for their previously announced merger.

Atlantic Coast, Ameris Receive Stockholder Approval for Merger

The stockholders of Atlantic Coast Financial approved the merger of the company with and into Ameris Bancorp, pursuant to its previously announced agreement and plan of merger.

First Federal and CBC Receive Regulatory Approval for Merger

First Federal Bancorp and Coastal Banking Company received all required approvals from the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the South Carolina Office of the Commissioner of Banking for their previously announced merger.

Premier Community Bank of Florida and NCC to Merge

Premier Community Bank of Florida agreed to merge with and into National Commerce Corporation, the parent company of National Bank of Commerce. The transaction is expected to result in a combined institution with approximately $3.4 billion in assets.

CNH Finance Acquires Triumph Healthcare Finance

CNH Finance expanded its national commercial healthcare lending capabilities with the acquisition of Triumph Healthcare Finance, a division of TBK Bank.

Cerberus Affiliate Acquires Cyanco Holding

An affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management completed its previously announced acquisition of Cyanco Holding from funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management.

Flagstar Acquires Desert Community Branches from East West

Flagstar Bancorp closed its previously announced transaction to acquire eight Desert Community Bank branches in San Bernardino County, CA, from East West Bank, along with certain related assets.

HarborOne Bancorp to Acquire Coastway Bancorp

HarborOne Bancorp agreed to acquire Coastway Bancorp and its subsidiary Coastway Community Bank in an all cash transaction valued at approximately $125.6 million.

Bangor, Granite Receive Regulatory Approval for Merger

Bangor Bancorp, parent company of Bangor Savings Bank, and First Colebrook Bancorp, parent company of Granite Bank, received all required regulatory and stockholder approval to complete their previously announced merger.

Meta Financial to Acquire Crestmark

The year kicked off with the surprise acquisition of Crestmark Bank by Meta Financial. Jerry Gonzalez provides his illustrated take on the merger.