HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- BNC Bancorp (the "Company," NASDAQ: BNCN), the holding company for Bank of North Carolina, today announced it has received regulatory approval from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation of the previously announced merger transaction between the Bank of North Carolina and High Point Bank and Trust Company, the wholly-owned bank subsidiary of High Point Bank Corporation ("HPTB").
The Company expects to receive regulatory approval from the Federal Reserve Bank of its merger transaction with HPTB during the fourth quarter of 2016. Once received, all necessary regulatory approvals for the closing of the transaction will be met. The Company previously received regulatory approval with respect to the transaction from the North Carolina Office of the Commissioner of Banks. The Company expects to announce the closing date for the transaction after regulatory approval is received from the Federal Reserve Bank.
ABOUT BNC BANCORP
Headquartered in High Point, North Carolina, BNC Bancorp is the parent company of Bank of North Carolina, a commercial bank with total assets of approximately $6.5 billion. Bank of North Carolina provides a complete line of banking and financial services to individuals and businesses through its 71 current banking offices in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. The Bank's 26 locations in South Carolina and nine locations in Virginia operate as BNC Bank. Bank of North Carolina is insured by the FDIC and is an equal housing lender. BNC Bancorp's stock is traded and quoted on The Nasdaq Capital Market under the symbol "BNCN." The Company's website is www.bncbancorp.com.
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