Representative Experience

The attorneys of Silver, Freedman, Taff & Tiernan LLP are seasoned professionals who bring broad expertise and value to major corporate transactions. We assist companies in all stages of an acquisition or sale and equity or debt offerings, from the earliest planning stages through closing and, as importantly, post-closing management. We value our client relationships and expect them to continue long after the deal is done.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Silver, Freedman, Taff & Tiernan LLP is an established leader in whole bank transactions and asset/branch purchases and sales. Among legal advisors in 2015, we ranked number 10 in number of whole bank and thrift deals and number six in number of bank and thrift branch deals as reported in the SNL League Tables prepared by SNL Financial LC.
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Walnut Creek, California

has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Uniti Financial Corporation

Merger/Acquisition

serves as special counsel to BayCom Corp

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Hammond, Louisiana

has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by The First Bancshares, Inc.

Merger/Acquisition

serves as special counsel to FPB Financial Corp.

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Chicago, Illinois

has entered into a definitive agreement to merge with Fifth Third Bancorp

Merger/Acquisition

serves as special counsel to MB Financial, Inc.

November 21, 2018
Poplar Bluff, Missouri

acquired Gideon Bancshares Company

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to Southern Missouri Bancorp, Inc.

November 1, 2018
Ruston, Louisiana

acquired Ashley Bancstock Company

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to Century Next Financial Corporation

October 12, 2018
Rockville, Maryland

was acquired by FVCBankorp, Inc.

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to Colombo Bank

October 1, 2018
Emlenton, Pennsylvania

acquired Community First Bancorp, Inc.

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to Emclaire Financial Corp.

August 31, 2018
Topeka, Kansas

acquired Capital City Bancshares, Inc.

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to Capitol Federal Financial, Inc.

July 1, 2018
New Orleans, Louisiana

was acquired by Union Savings and Loan Association

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to Hibernia Bancorp, Inc.

July 1, 2018
Levittown, Pennsylvania

acquired Audubon Savings Bank

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to William Penn Bank

April 1, 2018
Tallahasee, Florida

was acquired by First Bancshares, Inc.

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to Sunshine Financial, Inc.

February 28, 2018
Muncie, Indiana

acquired Universal Bancorp

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to MutualFirst Financial, Inc.

February 23, 2018
Poplar Bluff, Missouri

acquired Southern Missouri Bancshares, Inc.

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to Southern Missouri Bancorp, Inc.

December 6, 2017
Lafayette, Louisiana

acquired St. Martin Bancshares, Inc.

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to Home Bancorp, Inc.

October 2, 2017

acquired Morgan Financial Corp.

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to Mid-America Financial Corporation

October 1, 2017
Baltimore, Maryland

was acquired by Kopernik Bank

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to St. Casimir’s Savings Bank

September 30, 2017
Emlenton, Pennsylvania

acquired Northern Hancock Bank & Trust Co.

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to Emlenton Financial Corp

June 30, 2017
Seattle, Washington

acquired one branch of Sunwest Bank

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to Sound Community Bank

June 16, 2017
Poplar Bluff, Missouri

acquired Tammcorp, Inc.

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to Southern Missouri Bancorp, Inc.

April 21, 2017
Chicago, Illinois

acquired Prospect Federal Savings Bank

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to Hoyne Savings Bank

March 31, 2017
Wakeeney, Kansas

was acquired by Lyons Federal Bank

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Wakeeney

March 20, 2017
Chicago, Illinois

sold one branch to Semperverde Holding Company

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to MB Financial, Inc.

January 1, 2017
Asheville, North Carolina

acquired TriSummit Bancorp, Inc.

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc.

January 1, 2017
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

acquired Polonia Bancorp, Inc.

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to Prudential Bancorp, Inc.

September 30, 2016
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

was acquired by

DNB Financial Corporation

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to

East River Bank

September 12, 2016
Chicago, Illinois

sold one branch to First Dwight Corporation

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to MB Financial, Inc.

August 24, 2016
Chicago, Illinois

acquired American Chartered Bancorp, Inc.

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to MB Financial, Inc.

August 12, 2016
Wayne, Pennsylvania

was acquired by WSFS Financial Corporation

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to Penn Liberty Financial Corp.

May 1, 2016
Kansas City, Missouri

acquired Inter-State Federal Savings and Loan Association of Kansas City

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to First Federal Bank, FSB

April 30, 2016
Emlenton, Pennsylvania

acquired United-American Savings Bank

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to Emclaire Financial Corp

March 18, 2016
Springfield, Missouri

sold one branch to JamesMark Bancshares, Inc.

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to Great Southern Bancorp, Inc.

February 19, 2016
Springfield, Missouri

sold one branch to Community Bancshares of West Plains, Inc.

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to Great Southern Bancorp, Inc.

January 29, 2016
Springfield, Missouri

acquired 12 branches of
Fifth Third Bancorp

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to Great Southern Bancorp, Inc.

November 30, 2015
Metairie, Louisiana

was acquired by First NBC Bank Holding Company

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to State Investors Bancorp, Inc.

October 9, 2015
Independence, Kansas

was acquired by Equity Bancshares, Inc.

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to First Independence Corporation

October 9, 2015
Broomall, Pennsylvania

was acquired by WSFS Financial Corporation

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to Alliance Bancorp, Inc. of Pennsylvania

September 15, 2015
Lafayette, Louisiana

acquired Louisiana Bancorp, Inc.

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to Home Bancorp, Inc.

March 6, 2015
Walla Walla, Washington

acquired Siuslaw Financial Group, Inc.

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to Banner Corporation

March 6, 2015
Dayton, Ohio

was acquired by First Citizens Banc Corp. (now Civista Bancshares, Inc.)

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to TCNB Financial Corporation

February 10, 2015
Ellwood City, Pennsylvania

was acquired by WesBanco, Inc.

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to ESB Financial Corporation

January 1, 2015
Plano, Texas

acquired LegacyTexas Group, Inc.

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to ViewPoint Financial Group

January 1, 2015
East Norriton, Pennsylvania

was acquired by Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to Continental Bank Holdings, Inc.

November 11, 2014
Asheville, North Carolina

assumed the assets and liabilities of 10 branches of Bank of America Corporation

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc.

October 31, 2014
Traverse City, Michigan

was acquired by Chemical Financial Corporation

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to Northwestern Bancorp, Inc.

August 28, 2014
Rising Sun, Maryland

sold one branch to Howard Bancorp, Inc.

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to Rising Sun Bancorp

August 22, 2014
Seattle, Washington

acquired three branches of Columbia Banking System, Inc.

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to Sound Financial Bancorp, Inc.

August 18, 2014
Chicago, Illinois

acquired Taylor Capital Group, Inc.

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to MB Financial, Inc.

August 5, 2014
Poplar Bluff, Missouri

acquired Peoples Service Company

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to Southern Missouri Bancorp, Inc.

July 31, 2014
Asheville, North Carolina

acquired Bank of Commerce

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc.

May 31, 2014
Asheville, North Carolina

acquired Jefferson Bancshares, Inc.

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc.

May 1, 2014
Olympia, Washington

acquired Washington Banking Company

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to Heritage Financial Corporation

April 4, 2014
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

was acquired by ESSA Bancorp, Inc.

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to Franklin Security Bancorp, Inc.

March 21, 2014
Springfield, Missouri

acquired two branches of Scottrade Financial Services, Inc.

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to Great Southern Bancorp, Inc.

February 21, 2014
Poplar Bluff, Missouri

acquired Citizens State Bankshares of Bald Knob, Inc.

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to Southern Missouri Bancorp, Inc.

February 14, 2014
Lafayette, Louisiana

acquired Britton & Koontz Capital Corporation

Merger/Acquisition

served as special counsel to Home Bancorp, Inc.