Heartland Completes Acquisition of Signature

Heartland Financial completed its acquisition of Minnetonka, MN-based Signature Bancshares, with the latter’s wholly owned subsidiary Signature Bank merging immediately into Heartland’s subsidiary Minnesota Bank & Trust.

SMBC Completes Merger with Southern Missouri Bancshares

Southern Missouri Bancorp, the parent corporation of Southern Bank, completed its merger with Southern Missouri Bancshares and its subsidiary, Southern Missouri Bank of Marshfield.

Feds Approve First Financial, MainSource Merger

The Federal Reserve and the Ohio Division of Financial Institutions approved the merger of MainSource Financial Group with and into First Financial Bancorp.

Brookline Receives Regulatory Approval for First Commons Acquisition

Brookline Bancorp received the requisite regulatory approvals and waivers from the Federal Reserve and the Massachusetts Division of Banks to complete its acquisition of First Commons Bank.

CBC Receives Shareholder Approval for Merger with First Federal

Coastal Banking Company, the holding company of CBC National Bank, received shareholder approval for its proposed merger with First Federal Bank of Florida’s holding company First Federal Bancorp.

Independent Bank, TCSB Receive Regulatory Approval for Merger

Michigan-based Independent Bank and TCSB Bancorp received regulatory approval for their merger from the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services.

Goldman Sachs Adds Philip to M&A Leadership

The Wall Street Journal reported Dusty Philip was tapped to co-head Goldman Sachs M&A alongside Michael Carr and Gilberto Pozzi.

Deloitte Advises Direct Digital on Acquisition of Healthy Directions

Deloitte Corporate Finance acted as exclusive financial advisor to Charlotte, NC-based Direct Digital on its acquisition of Healthy Directions, a division of Helen of Troy.

WesBanco, First Sentry Receive Regulatory Approval for Merger

WesBanco, holding company of WesBanco Bank, received all necessary regulatory approvals for its merger with First Sentry Bancshares.

Mechanics Bank to Acquire Scott Valley Bank

Mechanics Bank agreed to acquire Learner Financial and its wholly owned subsidiary Scott Valley Bank.