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SLR Investment Corp. and SLR Senior Investment Corp. Agree to Merge

SLR Investment Corp. (SLRC) and SLR Senior Investment Corp. (SUNS) entered into an agreement to merge together, with SLRC as the surviving company, subject to stockholder approval and customary closing conditions.

Patriot National Bancorp to Merge with American Challenger to Form Digital Bank

Patriot National Bancorp will acquire digital banking company American Challenger Development via a reverse subsidiary merger, with American Challenger surviving as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Patriot.

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.

BankPlus Acquires First Bank and Trust

BancPlus Corporation, the parent company of BankPlus, and First Trust Corporation, the parent company of First Bank and Trust, signed a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which BancPlus will acquire First Trust Corporation.

Encina Business Credit Announces Recapitalization, Changes Name to Eclipse Business Capital

Encina Business Credit announced a recapitalization and an expanded capital base provided by affiliated funds of Barings along with participation from Encina management. In conjunction with the recapitalization, Encina changed its name to Eclipse Business Capital.

Newtek Business Services Acquires National Bank of New York City

Newtek Business Services, an internally managed business development company, entered into an agreement to acquire National Bank of New York City for $20 million in cash. The acquisition is part of a plan to reposition Newtek as a bank holding company.

Citizens Financial Enters Merger Agreement with Investors Bancorp, Transaction Valued at $3.5B

Citizens Financial Group and Investors Bancorp entered into a definitive agreement and plan of merger under which Citizens will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Investors for a combination of stock and cash.