Rabobank, Mechanics Bank Agree to Merge

Mechanics Bank agreed to acquire Rabobank in a strategic business combination transaction valued at approximately $2.1 billion. The transaction has been approved by each party’s authorizing board of directors

First Midwest Receives Fed Approval for Bridgeview Bancorp Acquisition

First Midwest Bancorp, the parent company of First Midwest Bank, received approval from the Federal Reserve to acquire Bridgeview Bancorp and its wholly owned subsidiary, Bridgeview Bank Group.

Spirit of Texas Receives Final Approvals to Acquire Beeville Financial

Spirit of Texas Bancshares, the holding company for Spirit of Texas Bank, received the regulatory and shareholders approvals needed to acquire Beeville Financial and its subsidiary, The First National Bank of Beeville.

Global Merchant Fund Acquires Accutrac Capital

Global Merchant Fund, a provider of factoring and asset-based lending solutions to middle-market companies, acquired Accutrac Capital, a factoring company dedicated exclusively to the transportation sector.

Enterprise Financial Completes Merger with Trinity Capital

Enterprise Financial Services completed its merger with Trinity Capital, in which the latter’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Los Alamos National Bank, merged with and into and Enterprise Bank & Trust.

Fifth Third Approved for Merger with MB Financial

Fifth Third Bancorp has received all necessary regulatory approvals for completion of its acquisition of MB Financial as stipulated in the companies’ merger agreement from May 20, 2018.

Hitachi Capital America Acquires Global Technology Finance

Hitachi Capital America signed a definitive agreement to purchase the assets of Global Technology Finance, a supply chain financing provider to value added resellers in the technology industry.

Great Elm Acquires 80% Outstanding Equity Interests in Prestige Capital

Great Elm Capital acquired 80% of the outstanding equity interests in Prestige Capital from PCC’s retiring founder, Harvey Kaminski.

Citizens First to Merge into German American Bank

German American Bancorp and Citizens First entered into a definitive agreement to merge Citizens First with and into German American Bank.

Wintrust Financial to Acquire Oak Bank

Wintrust Financial signed a definitive agreement to acquire Rush-Oak, the parent company of Illinois-based Oak Bank, for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $46 million.