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Rosilyn Houston insists that her new job as BBVA Compass' head of human resources is not all that different from her previous one running consumer and commercial banking for the bank's north Texas region. womenin-banking community-banking national-regional

Walgreens Set To Open Primary Care Clinics In Houston

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Walgreens and VillageMD , a leading national provider of primary healthcare, have announced a partnership to provide primary care services for adult patients in the Houston, Texas area.

Regulators grant preliminary OK to Houston de novo

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Community banking De novo institutions Capital TexasGulf Capital Bank has received conditional approval from state and federal officials and could be up and running late this year or early next year, its organizers say.

Group plans new bank in Houston

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Community banking De novo institutions Capital TexasThe coastal city quickly rebounded after being hit by Hurricane Harvey in August 2017.

Hanmi tweaks offer for Houston bank

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Community banking Strategic buyers Texas CaliforniaHanmi Financial in Los Angeles will pay more of the deal price in cash, prompting SWNB Bancorp to postpone its shareholder vote.

Texas Independent to expand in Houston with bank purchase

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Community banking M&A Growth strategies TexasThe company has agreed to buy Preferred Bancshares in a deal set to close by mid-2019.

Investar in La. to enter Houston with latest acquisition

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Community banking M&A Capital Growth strategies Texas LouisianaThe company agreed to buy Mainland Bank for nearly $20 million in stock.

After hurricane, an M&A flurry in Houston

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Community banking M&A Growth strategies Hurricane Harvey TexasBank consolidation in the city has picked up in recent months despite erratic oil prices and flooding tied to Hurricane Harvey.

Veritex to buy Green Bancorp in Houston for $1 billion

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Community banking M&A Growth strategies Capital TexasGreen's sale follows a dedicated effort by its management team to purge its energy portfolio.

First Financial boosts Houston-area operations with latest acquisition

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Community banking M&A Capital Growth strategies TexasThe company agreed to buy Commercial Bancshares for $59 million in stock.

Hanmi is latest acquirer to buy a bank in Houston

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Community banking M&A Capital Growth strategies Texas CaliforniaThe Asian-American bank agreed to buy SWNB Bancorp for $77 million.

Allegiance to buy Post Oak as Houston consolidation heats up

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Community banking M&A Capital Growth strategies North CarolinaThe $350 million acquisition is among the biggest bank mergers announced so far this year.

Bank IPO is latest sign of recovery in Houston

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Community banking IPOs Commercial lending Capital TexasSpirit of Texas Bancshares plans to raise $40 million to fund organic growth and acquisitions.

Hilltop adds scale in Houston with latest bank acquisition

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Community banking M&A Capital Growth strategies TexasThe company agreed to buy Bank of River Oaks for $85 million in cash.

Guaranty Bancshares to enter Houston with Westbound Bank deal

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Community banking M&A Capital Growth strategies TexasThe Texas company will gain four branches and $160 million in loans after the acquisition closes.

Bank acquisition in Houston stalls after investors fail to approve it

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Community banking M&A Capital Growth strategies TexasSWNB Bancorp was unable to secure enough votes to back its proposed sale to Hanmi Financial.

Energy Loan Losses Take Toll at Prosperity in Houston

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breaking_news community-banking performance tx sailthru-no-lead national-regionalFirst-quarter net income at the $22 billion-asset company fell 6.4% to $69 million year over year and earnings per share fell 6.7% to 98 cents.

Houston-area banker played heroic role in Hurricane Harvey rescue efforts

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Brent Cockerham of Moody National Bank ferried stranded residents to safety in Friendswood, Texas, one of the communities hit hardest by the storm. Disaster recovery Community banks Commercial banking

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Help us help Houston families recover from Hurricane Harvey

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Speedy integration of State Bank has Cadence set to expand in Georgia

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The Houston company has already converted the systems and brand from January's acquisition, allowing it to focus more on bringing in business. Community banking M&A Earnings Texas

And Then There Were 20 — The Amazon HQ2 Finalists

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Through this process, we learned about many new communities across North America that we will consider as locations for future infrastructure investment and job creation.”. Amazon boston Finalists Houston HQ2 New York News Retail second headquarters What's HotThe finalists are in, and Amazon has chosen its list of the 20 cities still in the running to be the home of its second headquarters (HQ2), according to Bloomberg reports. Austin, Boston, New York and D.C.

Hanmi files lawsuit blaming SWNB and its board for merger's failure

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Hanmi alleges that SWNB's directors actively advised the Houston bank's investors to reject the merger. Lawsuits Community banking Strategic buyers Texas California

Allegiance in Texas Taps Next Chief Financial Officer

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Allegiance Bancshares in Houston has recruited a new chief financial officer. breaking_news people corporate-governance tx community-banking

Post Oak Bancshares to buy State Bank of Texas

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The deal expands Post Oak’s existing operations around Houston. Community banking Branch deals Texas

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

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The Houston company had been an interested, but selective, acquirer before announcing this year's biggest bank deal. Community banking M&A Capital Growth strategies Texas Georgia

Venezuelan bank spins off Mercantil in Florida

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The transaction was set up to give Mercantil more autonomy to expand in South Florida, Houston and New York. Community banking Capital Growth strategies Florida Venezuela

Terminated bank deal in Texas takes nasty turn

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Hanmi Financial wants SWNB in Houston to pay a termination fee, citing "material breaches" of covenants tied to their now-defunct merger agreement. Integrations Domestic deals Community banking California Texas

Trio of investors to pare back stakes in Green Bancorp

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The private equity firms plan to sell a total of 3 million shares in the Houston company in coming weeks. Stocks Community banking Energy industry Venture capital Texas

Independent in Texas to buy Integrity Bancshares

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Integrity is set to become the third Houston-area bank acquired by Independent in recent years. Community banking M&A Capital Growth strategies Texas

After merger goes sideways, two banks explore alternatives

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Hanmi thought it was all set to buy SWNB in Houston, but the seller was unable to secure enough shareholder votes to back the deal. Community banking M&A Growth strategies Corporate governance Texas California

Ballard Spahr submits amicus brief in Inclusive Communities

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Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral argument tomorrow, January 21st, in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc. , Ballard Spahr attorneys have written an amicus brief submitted by the Houston Housing Authority (HHA).

Green Bancorp's CFO to Depart But Maintain Corporate Ties

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The chief financial officer of Green Bancorp will leave the Houston company in October, although he will maintain ties to it. breaking_news people tx community-banking

Green Bancorp in Texas Makes Progress Exiting Energy Lending

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Green Bancorp in Houston has resolved $37 million in energy loans since deciding to get out of that business. breaking_news dealmaking-strategy community-banking

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

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State Bank popped up on the Houston company’s radar eight years ago, but management waited until now to strike. M&A Community banking Commercial lending Asset-based lending Capital Texas Georgia

New deal shows that BancorpSouth's reg issues are a thing of the past

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BancorpSouth, which had two prior deals delayed over BSA and CRA issues, has agreed to buy a bank in the Houston area. Community banking M&A CRA Consolidations Mississippi Texas

Oil Slump Forces Bank to Exit Energy Lending

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Green Bancorp in Houston says it has developed a strategic plan to eliminate its energy loan exposure. breaking_news tx strategic-alternatives community-banking

Newly Chartered Islamic Credit Union to Offer No-Interest Loans

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The Houston-based institution plans to build profit into the repayment agreement for a loan, with profit replacing interest, under the model of other Muslim-based lenders. breaking_news community-banking auto tx consumer-finance

How this former energy lender found its Plan B in SBA

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Deciding it had had enough of problem energy credits, Houston’s Green Bancorp shifted capital to Small Business Administration loans, increasingly popular among community banks because of the premiums they fetch from investors and Washington's increased commitment to the guarantee program. Small business lending Energy industry Community banking Growth strategies SBA Texas

Amegy Bank Promotes C&I Lending Exec to President

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Amegy Bank of Texas in Houston has promoted Laif Afseth from executive director of commercial and industrial lending to president of the company. breaking_news people tx dealmaking-strategy sailthru-no-lead corporate-governance community-banking

Analytical and Personable

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As a successful commercial lending specialist for more than 30 years, Jamey Smith, Houston region CEO of Citizens Bank in Kilgore, Texas, has pursued a strategy of getting an in-depth understanding of potential customers and their businesses. He’s the epitome of a community bank lender.”.

Xenith Bank to Quit Mortgage Business, Citing Compliance Costs

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to sell certain assets to Cornerstone Home Lending, a multistate lender based in Houston. dealmaking-strategy breaking_news sailthru-no-lead va nc community-bankingThe $2 billion-asset holding company disclosed in a regulatory filing that its Xenith Bank reached an agreement Friday with Gateway Bank Mortgage in Wilmington, N.C.,

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