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FirstSun Capital Bancorp

Value Not Disclosed 05/11/2021 Depository Pending
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Transaction Details

  • Colorado-based FirstSun Capital Bancorp (“FirstSun,” or the “Company”), the holding company of Sunflower Bank, N.A. (“Sunflower Bank”) and Texas-based Pioneer Bancshares, Inc. (“Pioneer”), the holding company of Pioneer Bank, SSB (“Pioneer Bank”) jointly announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which Pioneer and Pioneer Bank will merge with and into FirstSun and Sunflower Bank, respectively, in an all-stock transaction.
  • On a pro forma basis as of March 31, 2021, the combined company would have over $7 billion in total assets with over $5 billion in both loans and deposits, and over 60 branch locations.
  • The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The transaction is expected to close early in October 2021.
  • Pioneer Bancshares, Inc. is the bank holding company for Pioneer Bank, SSB, an Austin-based community bank that lives and breathes Texas by serving markets, large and small, across the state, including Austin, Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, and Waco. At March 31, 2021, Pioneer reported consolidated total assets of $1.8 billion and total deposits of $1.3 billion. Visit Pioneer.Bank to learn more.
Sources: S&P Global Market Intelligence and publicly available information.
  1. (1) Reflects Pioneer Bank, SSB bank-level regulatory financials as of 3/31/2021 unless otherwise stated.

    (2) Represents Tangible Common Equity for Bank Holding Company, Pioneer Bancshares, Inc., as of 12/31/2020 per S&P Global Market Intelligence.

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