Category Archives: CenterState Banks of Florida

James White Award 2017

Amber Adams was named the 2017 James White Award Recipient.  Amber  is a 15 year banking veteran and has served CenterState for 4 years.  She currently serves as Market Manager/Branch Manager in the Poinciana area.  Mr. White’s passion for community banking motivated him to train and mentor numerous young bankers throughout his career. His strong […]

CenterState Announces Pricing Of Its Common Stock Offering

WINTER HAVEN, Fla., Jan. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — CenterState Banks, Inc. (“CenterState”) (Nasdaq: CSFL) today announced that it has sold 2,450,000 shares of its common stock (the “Common Stock”) to Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, A Stifel Company, and Raymond James & Associates, as underwriters for its previously announced public offering. The underwriters offered the shares […]

Commencement Of Common Stock Offering

WINTER HAVEN, Fla., Jan. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — CenterState Banks, Inc. (“CenterState”) (Nasdaq: CSFL) today announced an agreement to sell 2,450,000 shares of its common stock (the “Common Stock”) to Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, A Stifel Company, and Raymond James & Associates, as underwriters, in a registered underwritten public offering. CenterState also expects to grant the […]

Gateway Bank and Platinum Bank

CenterState Bank is pleased to announce that we are excited to merge with Gateway Bank and Platinum Bank. We look forward to working together as a team to build on our successes! http://www.bizjournals.com/tampabay/news/2016/11/30/centerstate-s-latest-acquisition-takes-it-to-a-new.html?ana=e_tbay_bn_breakingnews&u=QAcmhBx%2FQD0OqCLgSm0gNg00a23e61&t=1481560691&j=76612601  

CenterState 1st National Bank of South Florida

For the second time this month, CenterState Banks has unveiled a deal that will push it further into South Florida. CenterState (NASDAQ: CSFL), based in Davenport, has an agreement to buy Hometown of Homestead Banking Co. for $19.1 million. Hometown of Homestead is the parent company of 1st National Bank of South Florida, a $346 […]

CenterState looks to South FL for latest acquisition

CenterState Banks Inc. will continue expanding into the south Florida market, with the planned purchase of Community Bank of South Florida Inc. The cash-and-stock deal is valued at $66.6 million, a press release said. Community Bank (OTC Pink: CBKS), the parent company of Community Bank of Florida, is the market share leader in south Miami-Dade […]

Buy and Buy

In most Florida community banks, during the banking crisis, words like takeover and buyout were taboo, only whispered in the break or boardrooms. Quite the opposite for Polk County-based CenterState Banks Inc., the holding company for CenterState Bank of Florida: Those words are part of the reason it thrived during the recession. And for top […]

CenterState makes ‘high performers’ list

Three Florida community banks that provided good returns for their shareholders have made American Banker’s list of best-performing mid-tier banks. USAmeriBancorp in Clearwater, CenterState Banks in Davenport and FCB Financial Holdings in Weston are among the 191 banks on the list, compiled by the trade journal and by Capital Performance Group, a Washington, D.C.-based management consulting firm […]