2006 Press Releases

12/21/2006
Citizens & Northern Corporation (NASDAQ: CZNC, Wellsboro, PA) has agreed to acquire Citizens Bancorp, Inc. (OTC BULLETIN BOARD: CZPY, Coudersport, PA)
12/20/2006
Central Bancompany (Private: Jefferson City, MO) has agreed to acquire Twenty-First Century Financial Services Company (Private: Tulsa, OK)
12/20/2006
Sky Financial Group Inc. (SKYF: Bowling Green, OH) has agreed to merge with Huntington Bancshares Inc. (HBAN: Columbus, OH)
12/12/2006
Asset Management Finance Corporation ("AMF") announced today it has made an investment in International Foreign Exchange Concepts, Inc. ("FX CONCEPTS"), one of the world’s leadings privately-held managers of foreign exchange risk
12/12/2006
Banner Corporation (NASDAQ: BANR, Walla Walla, WA) and F&M Bank (Spokane, WA) have announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement
11/20/2006
TD Banknorth Inc. and TD Bank Financial Group Agree to Going-Private Transaction
11/20/2006
Western Security Holding Co., Ltd. (PRIVATE, Scottsdale, AZ) has announced its intent to merge with First Fidelity Bancorp, Inc. (Private: Oklahoma City, OK)
11/13/2006
TIB Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: TIBB; Naples, FL) has agreed to acquire Bank of Venice (Venice, FL)
11/6/2006
Goldenberg Hehmeyer & Co. (Private, Chicago, IL) has announced its acquisition by Penson Worldwide, Inc.(NASDAQ: PNSN, Dallas, TX)
11/2/2006
PennFed Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFSB, West Orange, NJ) has announced its intent to merge with New York Community Bancorp (NYSE: NYB, Westbury, NY)
11/2/2006
Mid-State Bancshares (NASDAQ: MDST, Arroyo Grande, CA) has announced its intent to merge with Rabobank, N.A. and its parent Rabobank Group (Private: Utrecht, The Netherlands)
11/1/2006
Clark, Inc. (NYSE: CLK, North Barrington, IL) and the US subsidiary of Aegon N.V. (NYSE: AEG, Netherlands) have announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement
10/30/2006
GreatBanc, Incorporated (Private; Lisle, IL) has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (the principal U.S. subsidiary of Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc in the U.S.)
10/23/2006
Old National Bancorp (NYSE: ONB, Evansville, IN) has announced its intent to acquire St. Joseph Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: SJOE, Mishawaka, IN)
10/9/2006
Mercantile Bankshares Corporation (NASDAQ: MRBK, Baltimore, MD) and PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC, Pittsburgh, PA) have announced thesigning of definitive merger agreement
10/6/2006
Tejas Incorporated (OTC BB: TEJS, Austin, TX) has announced its divestiture of subsidiary Capital & Technology Advisors (Albany, NY)
10/6/2006
Affordable Residential Communities Inc. (NYSE: ARC, Englewood, CO) has agreed to acquire NLASCO, Inc. (Private; Waco, TX)
10/5/2006
Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Company (Private, New York, NY) has agreed to sell OHIC Insurance Company (Columbus, OH) to The Doctors Company (Private, Napa, CA)
10/2/2006
FPIC Insurance Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FPIC, Jacksonville, FL) has agreed to sell Administrators for the Professions, Inc. (Manhasset, NY) to AJB Ventures, Inc. (Private)
9/27/2006
Hasten Bancshares (Private; Indianapolis, IN) entered into a share purchase agreement with Harris Financial Corp (Private, subsidiary of BMO Financial Group; TSX: BMO; Toronto, ON) whereby Harris Financial Corp will purchase Hasten's wholly-owned, bank su
9/21/2006
Main Street Trust (OTC BB: MSTI, Champaign, IL) has announced its intent to combine through a merger-of-equals with First Busey Corporation (NASDAQ: BUSE, Urbana, IL)
9/18/2006
Northern Empire Bancshares (NASDAQ: NREB, Santa Rosa, CA) has announced its intent to merge with Sterling Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: STSA, Spokane, WA)
8/23/2006
Allied Capital Corporation (NYSE: ALD, Washington, DC) has announced its commitment of $175.6 million to support the management-led recapitalization of BenefitMall, Inc. (Private, Dallas, TX)
8/3/2006
ONB Corporation (Private; Clifton Springs, NY) has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Community Bank System, Inc. (CBU; De Witt, NY)
8/1/2006
Omega Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: OMEF, State College, PA) has announced a definitive agreement to sell its Mechanicsburg branch office to Orrstown Financial Services (NASDAQ: ORRF, Shippensburg, PA)
7/31/2006
Bradford Bancorp, Inc. (Private: Baltimore, MD) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Valley Bancorp, Inc. (Private: Hunt Valley, MD)
7/14/2006
American Financial Realty Trust and Sandler O'Neill to Provide Sale-Leaseback Transactions of Bank-Owned Property to Middle Market Banks
7/11/2006
Harbor Florida Bancshares (NASDAQ: HARB, Fort Pierce, FL) and National City Corporation (NYSE: NCC, Cleveland, OH) have announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement
6/30/2006
UnionBancorp (NASDAQ: UBCD, Ottawa, IL) and Centrue Financial (NASDAQ: TRUE, Fairview Heights, IL) announce their partnership in a Merger of Equals transaction
6/28/2006
Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ: VLLY, Las Vegas, NV) has announced its intent to merge with Community Bancorp (NASDAQ: CBON, Las Vegas, NV)
6/15/2006
National Mercantile Bancorp (NASDAQ: MBLA, Los Angeles, CA) and FCB Bancorp (OTCBB: FCBA, Camarillo, CA) announce their partnership in a Merger of Equals transaction
6/5/2006
FirstBank NW Corp. (NASDAQ: FBNW, Clarkston, WA) has agreed to merge with Sterling Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: STSA, Spokane, WA)
6/2/2006
GBC Bancorp, Inc. (OTC BB: GBCP; Lawrenceville, GA) has agreed to merge with First Charter Corporation (NASDAQ: FCTR; Charlotte, NC)
6/1/2006
Citizens First Corporation (NASDAQ: CZFC; Bowling Green, KY) has agreed to acquire Kentucky Banking Centers (Glasgow, KY)
5/22/2006
BWC Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: BWCF; Walnut Creek, CA) has agreed to merge with First Republic Bank (NYSE: FRC; San Francisco, CA)