12/31/2012
Jacksonville Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAXB; Jacksonville, FL) Closes $50.0 Million Private Placement
12/30/2012
Duff & Phelps Corporation (NYSE: DUF) agrees to be acquired by private investor consortium
12/21/2012
FirstCity Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: FCFC) has agreed to be acquired by certain funds managed by Varde Partners
12/21/2012
The Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: TBBK; Wilmington, DE) Closes $44.0 Million Public Offering of common equity
12/20/2012
Central Valley Community Bancorp (NASDAQ: CVCY; Fresno, CA) has agreed to acquire Visalia Community Bank (OTCBB: VSMU; Visalia, CA)
12/19/2012
The Bancorp, Inc. (Private; La Grange, KY) has agreed to merge with S.Y. Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: SYBT; Louisville, KY)
12/19/2012
Roma Financial Corporation (MHC) (NASDAQ: ROMA) has agreed to merge with Investors Bancorp, Inc. (MHC) (NASDAQ: ISBC)
12/19/2012
Knight Capital Group, Inc. (NYSE: KCG; Jersey City, NJ) and GETCO Holding Company (Private; Chicago, IL) agree to merge
12/3/2012
Caldwell and Partners, Inc. announces acquisition of Midlands Holding Corporation
12/3/2012
PREMIER BANK HOLDING COMPANY (Private: Tallahassee, FL) announces the completion of the sale of Premier Bank to Home BancShares, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOMB; Conway, AR) in a U.S. Bankruptcy Court Approved Transaction
11/29/2012
Nicolet Bankshares, Inc. Announces Definitive Merger Announcement with Mid-Wisconsin Financial Services, Inc. (Pink: MWFS)
11/28/2012
BBX Capital Corporation plans to participate in BFC Financial Corporation's proposed acquisition of Bluegreen Corporation
11/19/2012
Kingsway announces acquisition of Vehicle Protection Service Business
11/16/2012
Hay Tor Capital LLP, KAS BANK N.V. and Neonet AB’s management to acquire a majority stake in Neonet from Nordic Capital Fund VII
11/6/2012
PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ: PACW; Los Angeles, CA) has agreed to acquire First California Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCAL; Westlake Village, CA)
10/31/2012
Guaranty Bank announces the sale of its Shelter Mortgage LLC division to an affiliate of CIVC Partners
10/25/2012
Atlas Financial Holdings Inc. has Agreed to Acquire Gateway Insurance Company
10/22/2012
American Heritage Holdings (Private; La Mesa, CA) has agreed to merge with Sterling Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: STSA; Spokane, WA)
10/22/2012
Annapolis Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANNB) has agreed to merge with F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE: FNB)
10/15/2012
Jeff Davis Bancshares, Inc. (OTC US: JDVB; Jennings, LA) announces definitive merger agreement with Guaranty Capital Corporation (Private; Mamou, LA)
9/28/2012
First State Bancshares, Inc. (Private; Farmington, MO) announces agreement to purchase Bank Star of the LeadBelt (Private; Park Hills, MO)
9/26/2012
West Coast Bancorp (NASDAQ: WCBO; Lake Oswego, OR) has agreed to merge with Columbia Banking System, Inc. (NASDAQ: COLB; Tacoma, WA)
9/25/2012
Crescent Financial Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRFN) and ECB Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ECBE) to merge
8/27/2012
Enstar Group Limited (NASDAQ: ESGR; Hamilton, Bermuda) to acquire SeaBright Holdings Inc. (NYSE: SBX; Seattle, WA)
8/17/2012
Western Liberty Bancorp (NASDAQ: WLBC; Las Vegas, NV) has agreed to merge with Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE: WAL; Phoenix, AZ)
8/10/2012
Customers Bancorp (Wyomissing, PA) announces definitive merger agreement with CMS Bancorp, Inc.
8/9/2012
The Carlyle Group and TCW Group management to acquire asset manager TCW Group from Societe Generale
8/6/2012
Knight Capital Group, Inc. (NYSE: KCG; Jersey City, NJ) completes $400 million equity financing agreement
7/13/2012
Presidential Life Corporation to be acquired by Athene Annuity & Life Assurance Company
7/10/2012
Christopher Donohoe Joins Sandler O’Neill as Managing Director; Establishes New Practice Dedicated to Specialty Finance Companies
7/9/2012
PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ: PACW; Los Angeles, CA) has agreed to sell 10 branches and approximately $145 million in deposits to Opus Bank (Irvine, CA)
6/27/2012
Medmarc insurance group to merge into ProAssurance
6/4/2012
BNC Bancorp (NASDAQ: BNCN) Announces Definitive Merger Agreement with First Trust Bank (OTCBB: NCFT)
6/4/2012
Sandler O’Neill Research Analysts Honored by Financial Times/StarMine and Wall Street Journal
6/1/2012
Meredith Village Savings Bank (Meredith, NH) and Merrimack County Savings Bank (Concord, NH) Announce Agreement to Partner in a Newly Formed Holding Company
5/31/2012
Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: BHLB) announces agreement to acquire Beacon Federal Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: BFED)
5/29/2012
Trustmark Corporation (NASDAQ: TRMK) and BancTrust Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BTFG) Announce Definitive Merger Agreement
5/21/2012
Northeast Bancorp (NASDAQ: NBN) announces completion of Public Offering of common stock
5/21/2012
Medallion Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: TAXI) announces Completion of Public Offering of Common Stock
5/14/2012
Park Sterling Corporation (NASDAQ: PSTB) announces agreement to acquire Citizens South Banking Corporation (NASDAQ: CSBC)
5/7/2012
The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (NTB:BH) announces agreement to sell its wholly-owned Barbados subsidiary, Butterfield Bank (Barbados) Limited, to Trinidad and Tobago-based First Citizens Bank
5/1/2012
Independent Bank Corp. (NASDAQ: INDB) announces agreement to acquire Central Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: CEBK)
4/27/2012
First Federal Bank assumes the deposits and purchases substantially all of the assets of plantation federal bank in an FDIC-assisted transaction
4/25/2012
Rochdale Investment Management agrees to be acquired by City National Bank to form $18 billion private wealth manager
4/24/2012
Trade Street Residential to acquire Feldman Mall Properties, Inc. (Pink: FMLP) in reverse merger
4/23/2012
First PacTrust Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: BANC) Announces Closing of a $33.0 Million Senior Notes Offering
4/13/2012
Risk Enterprise Management Limited has agreed to be acquired by TRISTAR Risk Management
4/5/2012
Northwest Bank (Private; Lake Oswego, OR) has agreed to merge with Western Capital Bank, a subsidiary of Western Capital Corporation (Private; Boise, ID)
4/4/2012
The United States Department of the Treasury announces the completion of the secondary public offering of its remaining position in the common stock of Central Pacific Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: CPF)
4/3/2012
Higher One (NYSE: ONE) and Cole Taylor Bank (NASDAQ: TAYC) sign bank partner agreement
3/30/2012
Huntington Bancshares (NASDAQ: HBAN; Columbus, OH) purchases Fidelity Bank in Southeastern Michigan
3/21/2012
Commerce Bancshares Corporation (Worcester, MA) announces agreement to acquire Mercantile Capital Corporation (Boston, MA)
3/13/2012
Northfield Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFBK) to acquire Flatbush Federal Bancorp, Inc. (OTCBB: FLTB)
3/13/2012
BankAtlantic Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: BBX) announced it has modified the previously signed definitive agreement to sell its wholly owned bank subsidiary, BankAtlantic, to BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT)
3/12/2012
Pacific Capital Bancorp (NASDAQ: PCBC; Santa Barbara, CA) has agreed to merge with UnionBanCal Corporation (Private; San Francisco, CA)
3/6/2012
Cadence Bancorp, LLC (Private; Houston, TX) announces the acquisition of Encore Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: EBTX; Houston, TX)
3/2/2012
Prudential Financial Inc. (NYSE: PRU) transfers approximately $805 million in deposits to TCF Financial Corporation (NYSE: TCB)
3/1/2012
First Community Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCBC) to acquire Peoples Bank of Virginia (Private; Richmond, VA)
2/27/2012
Prosperity Bancshares, Inc. (NYSE: PB; Houston, TX) has agreed to acquire American State Financial Corporation (Private; Lubbock, TX)
2/27/2012
Carlile Bancshares, Inc. (Private; Fort Worth, TX) to acquire Northstar Financial Corporation (Private; Denton, TX)
2/16/2012
Envestnet, Inc. (NYSE: ENV) has agreed to acquire Tamarac, Inc.
2/10/2012
First Merchants Bank acquires loans and assumes deposits of SCB Bank through a modified whole bank FDIC transaction
2/10/2012
American Security Bank & Trust Company (Hendersonville, TN) and Capstar Bank (Nashville, TN) have agreed to merge
2/3/2012
Crump Group, Inc. announces sale of Life and Property & Casualty Insurance divisions to BB&T
2/2/2012
Center Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNBC; Union, NJ) has agreed to acquire Saddle River Valley Bancorp (Saddle River, NJ)
1/31/2012
Grandpoint Capital, Inc. (Private; Los Angeles, CA) to acquire Bank Capital Corporation (Private; Phoenix, AZ)
1/25/2012
Wellesley Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQG: WEBK; Wellesley, MA), the stock holding company for Wellesley Bank, announced the completion of the mutual-to-stock conversion of the Bank
1/25/2012
Old National Bancorp (NYSE: ONB) to acquire Indiana Community Bancorp (NASDAQ: INCB)
1/23/2012
Intermountain Community Bancorp announces closing of $47.3 million capital raise
1/20/2012
First Niagara Financial Corporation (FNFG) has agreed to sell in two transactions a total of 27 branches, $1.4 billion in deposits and $315 million in loans to Community Bank System, Inc. (CBU) and Financial Institutions, Inc. (FISI)
1/12/2012
First Niagara Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: FNFG; Buffalo, NY) has agreed to sell 37 branches and $2.4 billion in deposits to KeyCorp (NYSE: KEY; Cleveland, OH)
1/9/2012
Sandler O'Neill Becomes Largest Researcher of U.S. Bank and Thrift Stocks
1/6/2012
Taylor Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: TAYC, Rosemont, IL) has completed its $35 million common stock rights offering and $37.5 million convertible preferred stock exchange