National Bank Holdings Completes Acquisition of Pine River Bank Corporation and Merger of Pine River Valley Bank

Aug 03, 2015, 16:21 ET from National Bank Holdings Corporation

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Aug. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- National Bank Holdings Corporation (NYSE: NBHC), the parent company of NBH Bank, N.A., announced that it completed its previously announced acquisition of Pine River Bank Corporation on August 1, 2015.  Pine River Valley Bank, the banking subsidiary of Pine River Bank Corporation, was merged into NBH Bank, N.A. and will continue to operate under its current brands, Pine River Valley Bank and Miners & Merchants Bank.  Following the anticipated information technology and data processing systems conversion in the fourth quarter of 2015, NBH Bank intends to operate the newly acquired banking centers under its Community Banks of Colorado brand.

"We are excited about the completion of this transaction," commented Tim Laney, Chief Executive Officer of National Bank Holdings.  "We welcome Pine River Valley Bank's associates who join our team, as they continue to embrace our collective vision to assist in the financial success of the communities, businesses and families that we serve."

Boyd Hodges, President and Chief Executive Officer of Pine River Valley Bank, commented "We are proud of our many past accomplishments at Pine River Valley Bank and very excited to be an important part of Community Banks of Colorado's future.  We believe Community Banks of Colorado's banking culture and high degree of client service produces a powerful combination providing enhanced benefits to the clients and communities we have served for many years." 

As of the acquisition date, Pine River Valley Bank had total assets of $143 million, loans of $66 million and deposits of $129 million.

About National Bank Holdings Corporation

National Bank Holdings Corporation is a bank holding company created to build a leading community bank franchise delivering high quality client service and committed to shareholder results. National Bank Holdings Corporation operates a network of 101 banking centers located in Colorado, the greater Kansas City region and Texas.  Through the Company's subsidiary, NBH Bank, N.A., it operates under the following brand names: Bank Midwest in Kansas and Missouri, Community Banks of Colorado in Colorado, and Hillcrest Bank in Texas.  More information about National Bank Holdings Corporation can be found at www.nationalbankholdings.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

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