FTI Consulting to Acquire Restructuring Firm Andersch

FTI Consulting entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Andersch, a German restructuring advisory firm with offices in Frankfurt, Hamburg and Dusseldorf.

Ameris Acquires Fidelity Southern, Taps Proctor as CEO

Ameris Bancorp completed the acquisition of Fidelity Southern, which was merged into Ameris Bank. Fidelity CEO H. Palmer Proctor will replace Dennis J. Zember as CEO.

Global Merchant Fund Acquires eCapital

Global Merchant Fund, through its transportation factoring platform Accutrac Capital Solution, has acquired eCapital, a transportation factoring company.

Simsbury Bank to Merge with Liberty Bank

The board of directors of SBT Bancorp, the holding company of Simsbury Bank, approved the merger between Liberty Bank and SBT Bancorp and The Simsbury Bank & Trust.

OFG to Acquire Scotiabank Operations in PR & Virgin Islands

OFG Bancorp and Scotiabank signed an agreement for OFG’s subsidiary, Oriental Bank, to acquire Scotiabank’s Puerto Rico operation and U.S. Virgin Island branch operation.

Valley National to Acquire Oritani Financial

Valley National Bancorp is doubling its market share by acquiring Oritani Financial.

Regions Bank to Acquire Highland Associates

Regions Bank agreed to acquire Highland Associates, an institutional investment firm that provides investment counsel to not-for-profit healthcare entities and mission-based organizations.

First Internet Bancorp to Acquire First Colorado SBA Division

First Internet Bank entered into a loan and asset purchase agreement to acquire the small business lending division of First Colorado National Bank.

Abington, Pilgrim Complete Merger Under Hometown Financial Umbrella

Abington Bank and Pilgrim Bank completed their merger at the close of business on May 17, 2019. The combined bank will operate as an independent, wholly-owned subsidiary of Hometown Financial Group.

Berkshire Hills Completes SI Financial Group Acquisition

Berkshire Hills Bancorp completed its acquisition of SI Financial Group and merged Savings Institute and Trust Company into Berkshire Bank.