Category: Mergers/Acquisitions

Business First Bancshares Acquires Texas Citizens Bank

Business First Bancshares, the holding company for b1BANK, and Texas Citizens Bancorp signed a definitive agreement under which Business First will acquire Texas Citizens Bancorp and its wholly-owned bank subsidiary, Texas Citizens Bank.

J.P. Morgan and Others Support Clearlake’s Completed Acquisition of Cornerstone OnDemand

Clearlake Capital Group completed its acquisition of Cornerstone OnDemand. J.P. Morgan, BofA Securities, Ares, Golub Capital, Antares Capital, Barclays, Blue Owl, BMO Capital Markets, BNP Paribas, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs and Jefferies provided debt financing for the transaction.

Columbia State Bank and Umpqua Bank to Combine

Columbia Banking System, the parent company of Columbia State Bank, and Umpqua Holdings Corporation, the parent company of Umpqua Bank, entered into a definitive agreement under which the companies will join together in an all-stock combination.

Ares Management Acquires Majority Stake in Apex Clean Energy

Funds and other accounts managed by Ares Management’s infrastructure and power strategy entered into an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Apex Clean Energy. The transaction will provide Apex with additional equity growth capital.