Category Archives: Merger Releases

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!  

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 […]