First Texas BHC, Inc. | Stephens

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We provide investment banking, research, sales and trading, asset and wealth management, public finance, insurance, private capital, and family office services.

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First Texas BHC, Inc.

$10 Million 09/22/2015 Depository Complete
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Transaction Details

  • On September 22, 2015, First Texas BHC, Inc. (“First Texas”) completed a $10 million private placement of common stock to accredited investors, including investors affiliated with Castle Creek Capital.
  • The capital is intended to qualify under federal regulatory capital guidelines as Tier 1 capital for First Texas.
  • The transaction proceeds will help fund continued growth and ensure First Texas and its bank subsidiary, Southwest Bank, remain well-capitalized.
  • Stephens Inc. acted as sole placement agent in the transaction.

About the company

First Texas’ subsidiary, Southwest Bank, with $1.6 billion in assets as of June 30, 2015, is the largest, locally owned, independent commercial bank based in Tarrant County, Texas. In addition to full service banking centers in Fort Worth, Dallas, Arlington, Burleson, Grapevine, Mansfield and Saginaw, Southwest Bank maintains mortgage offices in Fort Worth, Dallas and Austin.

Sources: First Texas and company website
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