DENVER, Sept. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — National Bank Holdings Corporation (NYSE: NBHC, “NBH” or the “Company”), the holding company of NBH Bank, announced that effective today , it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Community Bancorporation (“CB”), the holding company of Rock Canyon Bank, headquartered in Provo, Utah and operating in the greater Salt Lake City area. The merged holding company will operate as National Bank Holdings Corporation and the company’s headquarters will remain in Denver, Colorado.
With the completion of this exclusively negotiated transaction, SHNB now has approximately $8.0 billion in total pro forma assets, including $5.3 billion in total loans and $6.9 billion in total pro forma deposits. formed on June 30, 2022. In addition, SHNB becomes the No. 1 third-party originator of SBA loan volumes in the State of Utah.
Immediately after closing, Rock Canyon Bank was merged with and into NBH Bank. Integration of systems and banking centers is expected to take place in October 2022. Until then, Rock Canyon Bank banking centers will operate under the Rock Canyon Bank name as a division of NBH Bank. Post-integration, Rock Canyon Bank banking centers will be branded as Hillcrest Bank, a division of NBH Bank.
“We are delighted to welcome Rock Canyon Bank customers and associates to the NBH Bank family,” said Tim Laney, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of National Bank Securities Corporation. “We believe our expansion into the fast-growing markets of Salt Lake City and Provo will continue to create long-term shareholder value. Additionally, we intend to leverage Rock Canyon Bank’s highly successful SBA business platform across our regional banking franchise.
Pursuant to the definitive agreement, CB shareholders received $16.1 million in cash and 3.1 million shares of NBHC common stock. The total implied value of the transaction based on August 31, 2022 closing prices is approximately $140.4 million.
The previously announced acquisition of Bank of Jackson Hole continues to move forward, with closing and system integration scheduled for 4e quarter 2022.
BofA Securities, Inc. acted as financial advisor to National Bank Holding Corporation. Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP acted as legal counsel for the transaction and Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz provided regulatory advice to National Bank Holdings Corporation.
About National Bank Holding Corporation
National Bank Holding Corporation is a bank holding company created to build a leading community banking franchise that delivers high quality customer service and is committed to stakeholder results. Through its banking subsidiary, NBH Bank, National Bank Holding Corporation operates a network of 86 banking centers, serving individuals, small, medium and large businesses, as well as government and non-profit entities. Its banking centers are located in its central footprint of Colorado, the greater Kansas City area, Texas, Utah and New Mexico. Its comprehensive residential mortgage banking group primarily serves the bank’s core footprint. NBH Bank operates under a single state charter through the following brand names as divisions of NBH Bank: in Colorado, Community Banks of Colorado and Community Banks Mortgage; in Kansas and Missouri, Bank Midwest and Bank Midwest Mortgage; and in Texas, Utah and New Mexico, Hillcrest Bank and Hillcrest Bank Mortgage. For recently acquired banking centers, NBH Bank will operate as Rock Canyon Bank until integration. Additional information about National Bank Securities Corporation is available at www.nationalbankholdings.com.
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