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Valley Republic Bancorp

$166 Million 07/27/2021 Depository Complete
Lead Banker: Jimmy Troy
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Transaction Details

  • On July 27, 2021, Valley Republic Bancorp (“Valley”) announced that it entered into an agreement to merge with TriCo Bancshares (“TriCo”)
  • Under the terms of the agreement, Valley shareholders will receive 0.95 shares of TriCo common stock for each share of Valley common stock
  • One member of Valley’s board of directors will join TriCo’s board of directors upon completion of the transaction
  • By joining forces with Valley, TriCo will become a leading community bank in Bakersfield and the San Joaquin Valley
  • The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2021

About the company

TriCo Bancshares
Established in 1975, Tri Counties Bank is a wholly-owned subsidiary of TriCo Bancshares (NASDAQ: TCBK) headquartered in Chico, California, with assets of over $8 billion and over forty five-years of financial success and stability. Tri Counties Bank provides a unique brand of Service With Solutions® for communities throughout California with a breadth of personal, small business and commercial banking services and easy access to it with all an extensive branch network, more than 32,000 surcharge-free ATMs nationwide, and advanced online and mobile banking.

Valley Republic Bancorp
Valley Republic Bancorp is a bank holding company formed in 2016. Valley Republic Bank is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Valley Republic Bancorp, headquartered in Bakersfield, California. Valley Republic Bank is in its twelfth year of operation, having been established in 2009. Valley Republic Bank is a full-service, community bank with three full-service banking offices in Bakersfield, one full-service banking office in Delano, and a loan production office in Fresno. Valley Republic Bank emphasizes professional, high quality banking services provided to a wide range of businesses and professionals. Valley also provides a full complement of banking services that are available to individuals and non-profit organizations.

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