S&P Capital IQ recognized Fenimore Kay Harrison as the leading law firm in bank M&A for the first quarter of 2022, continuing the firm's top ranking from 2021. A link to the article (subscription required) can be found here.
Highlights of the firm's M&A work for the first quarter of 2022 include the following transactions.
- Representing Ruston, Louisiana-based Origin Bancorp, Inc. in its announced all-stock acquisition of BT Holdings, Inc. with an announced value of $313 million
- Representing Miami, Florida-based Apollo Bancshares, Inc. in its announced merger with Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida with an announced value of $168 million
- Representing Dallas, Texas-based Maple Financial Holdings, Inc. in its announced strategic merger with Oakwood Bancshares, Inc.
- Representing Lake Havasu City, Arizona-based Horizon Community Bank and Forsyth, Georgia-based Persons Banking Company in the sale of substantially all of their respective assets to credit unions
The firm's depth of experience in bank mergers and acquisitions has positioned it to continue to stay at the forefront of business and regulatory issues that arise in merger and acquisition transactions.