Vista Bancshares, Inc. | Stephens

Who We Are

What We Do

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

About Us

We are a family-owned financial services firm that values client relationships, long-term stability, and supporting the communities where we live and work.

The Stephens Story

The idea of family defines our culture, because each of us knows that our reputation is on the line as if our own name was on the door.


Our reputation as a leading independent financial services firm is built on the stability of our longstanding and highly experienced senior executives.

Impact Initiatives

We are committed to corporate philanthropy; economic and financial literacy advocacy; and diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.

Our Brand Ambassadors

Stephens is proud to sponsor the PGA TOUR, LPGA Tour, and PGA TOUR Champions careers, as well as applaud the philanthropic endeavors, of our Brand Ambassadors.

Making Connections

We host many highly informative meetings each year with clients, industry decision makers, and thought leaders across the U.S. and in Europe.

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Vista Bancshares, Inc.

Value Not Disclosed 01/30/2017 Depository Complete
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Transaction Details

  • Announcement Date: January 30, 2017
  • Form of Consideration: Stock & Cash Mix
  • Expected Closing: Q2’2017
  • Other Transaction Terms Undisclosed

Vista Bank

  • Year Established: 1912
  • Total Assets: $395 million
  • Gross Loans: $297 million
  • Total Deposits: $342 million
  • Loan to Deposit Ratio: 87%

Hamlin National Bank

  • Year Established: 1907
  • Total Assets: $84 million
  • Gross Loans: $35 million
  • Total Deposits: $69 million
  • Loan to Deposit Ratio: 52%

About the company

Vista Bancshares, Inc. is a Texas-based bank holding company, which through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Vista Bank, operates 11 full-service locations in Lubbock and the surrounding area, and loan and deposit production offices in Dallas and Fort Worth. As of December 31, 2016, Vista Bank had assets of $395 million. Formed in 1912 and operating as a true community bank, Vista Bank seeks to serve families and businesses by offering the best in banking technologies, products, and services. Vista Bank offers a variety of traditional loan and deposit products to its customers, which consist primarily of small and medium sized businesses and consumers. The company’s website is

Source: Company press release and SNL Financial.
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