Independent Bank Group Inc. (IBTX), the holding company for Independent Bank, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Collin Bank, Plano, Texas, a Texas state chartered bank with total assets of $204.1 million, total deposits of $161.9 million, and total equity capital of $25.8 million at March 31, 2013. Collin Bank is a full service commercial bank with one office located on the Dallas North Tollway.
As per the terms of the definitive agreement, Collin Bank shareholders will receive approximately $10.00 per share for each outstanding share of Collin Bank common stock. Approximately 65% of the consideration is payable in cash and 35% is payable in shares of Independent Bank Group common stock, subject to a maximum issuance of 300,000 Independent Bank Group shares and other related adjustments, with the exchange ratio set three days prior to the closing by utilizing the average share price of IBG common stock over a twenty day trading period.
Based on the number of shares of Collin Bank stock currently outstanding, the amount of total consideration to be paid by Independent Bank Group is currently valued at approximately $29.1 million. Independent Bank Group anticipates that the acquisition will be accretive to earnings per share immediately and slightly accretive to tangible book value at closing.
The merger has been approved by the Boards of Directors of both companies and is expected to close during the fourth quarter of 2013, although delays may occur.
The transaction is subject to certain conditions, including the approval by Collin Bank's shareholders and customary regulatory approvals. Operational integration is anticipated to begin during the first quarter of 2014.
by RTT Staff Writer
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