georgia

FNS Bancshares in Ala. wades into Georgia with small bank acquisition

06/28/18

FNS Bancshares has agreed to buy Catoosa Bancshares in Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., in all-cash deal.

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Equifax reaches deal with 8 states on steps to avoid future breaches

06/27/18

Under a consent order with Texas and seven other states, the Atlanta-based credit reporting firm agreed to shore up its information security efforts, but it will not have to pay any financial penalties.

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From slow courtship to full-court press: How Cadence landed State Bank

06/15/18

Cadence first discussed a deal with the Atlanta target four years ago. But negotiations picked up steam once it was clear State Bank had other suitors.

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Speed worked to CenterState's advantage in Atlanta deal

06/13/18

Charter One wanted to sell itself quickly because it feared valuations had peaked, and CenterState was able to beat other potential suitors to the punch.

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CEO succession plan outlined at Ga. bank

06/07/18

Ameris Bancorp said that Edwin Hortman will step down as president and CEO in July but will continue as chairman.

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What made a Georgia bank pivot from IPO to sale?

06/06/18

Brand Group in Georgia was mulling a public offering but it opted to test the waters as a seller first. That decision led to one of the biggest deals announced this year.

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Why these three de novos went nowhere

06/01/18

A lack of talent, capital and good business planning proved fatal for bank organizers in California and Georgia.

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SouthCrest in Georgia sells largest foreclosed property

05/21/18

The company has also hit its goal of having half of total loans tied to customers around Atlanta.

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Cadence’s patience on M&A pays off with big score in Atlanta

05/14/18

State Bank popped up on the Houston company’s radar eight years ago, but management waited until now to strike.

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Cadence finds its 'gem' with agreement to buy State Bank Financial in Atlanta

05/14/18

The Houston company had been an interested, but selective, acquirer before announcing this year's biggest bank deal.

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