Entries by Carpenter & Company

Plaza Bank Completes Merger with Bank of Manhattan

Plaza Bank, Irvine, California (“Plaza Bank”) today announced the completion of its merger with Bank of Manhattan, N.A. As the resulting bank, Plaza Bank will have approximately $1.0 billion in assets, with deposits of approximately $850 million, and will have seven branches located in Los Angeles County, Orange County, and Las Vegas. As part of […]

Bridge Bank and Western Alliance Bank Merger Complete

Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE: WAL) today completed its merger with Bridge Capital Holdings (Nasdaq: BBNK). Bridge Bank, National Association, the operating subsidiary of Bridge Capital Holdings, has been merged with and into Western Alliance Bank, the principal operating subsidiary of Western Alliance Bancorporation. Offices of Bridge Bank will continue to use the Bridge Bank name […]

Western Alliance Bancorporation and Bridge Capital Holdings Agree to Merge

Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) and Bridge Capital Holdings (NASDAQ:BBNK) announced today that they have signed a definitive agreement pursuant to which Western Alliance Bancorporation will acquire Bridge Capital Holdings. Immediately following the completion of the acquisition, Bridge Capital’s principal operating subsidiary, Bridge Bank, will merge with and into Western Alliance Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary […]

Pacific Mercantile Bancorp Appoints Romir Bosu and Denis P. Kalscheur to Board of Directors

Pacific Mercantile Bancorp (Nasdaq:PMBC), the holding company of Pacific Mercantile Bank (“the Bank”), today announced that Romir Bosu and Denis P. Kalscheur have been appointed to the board of directors of both Pacific Mercantile Bancorp and Pacific Mercantile Bank. The addition of the two new members expands the board to 12 directors. Click here to […]

Plaza Bank and Bank of Manhattan to Merge

Plaza Bancorp, Plaza Bank (OTCBB: PLZB), Manhattan Bancorp (OTCBB: MNHN), and Bank of Manhattan, N.A. today announced the execution of a definitive agreement providing for the merger of Manhattan Bancorp with and into Plaza Bancorp, to be followed immediately by the merger of Bank of Manhattan with and into Plaza Bank.   Click here to […]

Plaza Bank Continues Momentum Growth and Evolution

          Plaza Bank (OTCBB: PLZB) is enjoying another year of solid performance and expansion. Industry Ratings Reflect Ongoing Excellence The Bank continues to be recognized for its outstanding performance and customer service. For the sixth consecutive quarter, Plaza Bank received the highest possible five-star “Superior” rating from Bauer Financial, Inc., indicating […]

Bridge Bank Wins Innovative Community Bank of the Year

Bridge Capital Holdings (NASDAQ:BBNK), whose subsidiary is Bridge Bank, a full-service professional business bank headquartered in Silicon Valley and with offices located nationwide, announced today that it won the Western Independent Bankers (WIB) “Innovative Community Bank of the Year” award for marketing and branding innovation. The award was given on March 23, 2014 at the […]