Fayetteville, Tenn.-based BOLC Corp. is seeking to merge with Hazel Green, Ala.-based North Alabama Bancshares Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire North Alabama Bank, according to a notice posted in the Federal Register on March 22.
For comparison, SNL valuations for bank and thrift targets in the Southeast region between March 19, 2017, and March 19, 2018, averaged 157.90% of book, 166.87% of tangible book and had a median of 25.02x last-12-months earnings, on an aggregate basis.
BOLC is the ultimate parent of Bank of Lincoln County, which had $140.0 million in assets as of Dec. 31, 2017, SNL data shows. North Alabama Bank had assets of $92.8 million as of the same date.
BOLC will enter Madison County, Ala., with three branches to be ranked No. 15 with a 1.15% share of approximately $7.07 billion in total market deposits.
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