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News Article | May 12, 2017
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"We are very excited to be partnering with Waupaca and increasing our footprint in Wisconsin," said Mike Molepske, President and Chief Executive Officer of Bank First. "Like Bank First, Waupaca has a long history of service to its customers and its communities. In addition, the merger provides opportunity for operational efficiencies and the opportunity to leverage the strengths of both institutions." "We are proud to become part of a long standing organization focused on community banking. The combination provides strong value and potential upside for our shareholders going forward," said Jim Rothenbach, President and Chief Executive Officer of FNB. "The combination also provides valuable additional products and services for our customers, an expanded branch network, and new opportunities for our employees as part of a larger organization." Transaction Details Under the terms of the definitive agreement and upon consummation of the transaction, Waupaca shareholders will receive a combination of cash and stock for each share of Waupaca common stock, subject to proration based on achieving consideration mix of 70% cash and 30% stock. The boards of directors of each company have unanimously approved the merger agreement. The transaction is expected to close later this year and is subject to customary conditions, including regulatory approvals and approval by Waupaca's shareholders. Upon consummation of the transaction, all Waupaca offices are expected to open as Bank First branches. Sandler O'Neill + Partners, L.P. served as financial advisor to Bank First and Alston & Bird LLP served as legal counsel. Hovde Group, LLC served as financial advisor to Waupaca and Foley & Lardner LLP served as legal counsel. Bank First National Corporation Bank First National Corporation is a bank holding company headquartered in Manitowoc, Wisconsin with total assets of approximately $1.3 billion. Its principal activity is the ownership and operation of Bank First National, a nationally-chartered community bank that operates 12 branches in Wisconsin. The bank's history dates back to 1894 when it was founded as the Bank of Manitowoc. For more information on Bank First, please visit www.bankfirstnational.com. Waupaca Bancorporation, Inc. Waupaca Bancorporation, Inc. is a bank holding company headquartered in Waupaca, Wisconsin with total assets of approximately $473 million. Its principal activity is the ownership and operation of First National Bank, a community bank that operates 8 branches in Wisconsin. The bank's history dates back to 1885 when it was organized as the National Bank of Waupaca. For more information on Waupaca, please visit www.fnbwaupaca.com. Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 giving Bank First National Corporation's and Waupaca Bancorporation's expectations or predictions of future financial or business performance or conditions. Forward-looking statements are typically identified by words such as "believe,"  "expect," "anticipate," "intend," "target," "estimate," "continue," "positions," "prospects" or "potential," by future conditional verbs such as  "will," "would," "should," "could" or "may", or by variations of such words or by similar expressions. Such forward- looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements about the benefits of the combination of Bank First National Corporation and Waupaca Bancorporation, including future financial and operating results, expected cost savings, expected impact on future earnings, the combined companies' plans, objectives, expectations and intentions and other statements that are not historical facts. These forward-looking statements are subject to numerous assumptions, risks and uncertainties, which change over time. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made and you are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements. We assume no duty to update forward-looking statements. In addition to factors previously disclosed in Bank First's and Waupaca's  reports, the  following  factors among others, could cause actual results to differ materially from forward-looking  statements: ability to obtain regulatory approvals and meet other closing conditions to the merger,  including  approval  by Waupaca Bancorporation's shareholders, on the expected terms and schedule; delay in closing the merger; difficulties and delays in integrating the Bank First and Waupaca businesses or fully realizing cost savings and other benefits; business disruption following the proposed transaction; changes in asset quality and credit risk; the inability to sustain revenue and earnings growth; changes in interest  rates and capital markets; inflation; customer borrowing, repayment, investment and deposit practices; the introduction, withdrawal, success and timing of business initiatives; competitive conditions; the inability to realize cost savings or revenues or to implement integration plans and other consequences associated with mergers, acquisitions and divestitures; economic conditions; the reaction to the transaction of the companies' customers, employees and counterparties; and the impact, extent and timing of technological changes, capital management activities, and other actions of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve and legislative and regulatory actions and reforms. Additional Information This communication is being made in respect of the merger involving Bank First and Waupaca. This communication does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities or a solicitation of any vote or approval. Jim Rothenbach, President & CEO, at jrothenbach@fnbwaupaca.com or (715) 258-5511 Stephen Johnson, Chairman, at stevejohnson@fnbwaupaca.com or (715) 258-5511 To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/bank-first-national-corporation-to-acquire-waupaca-bancorporation-inc-300456527.html


News Article | May 10, 2017
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MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - May 10, 2017) - Midland Exploration Inc. ("Midland") (TSX VENTURE:MD) is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors has approved the nomination of Mr. Paul Archer as Director of the Company. "It is a privilege to have Mr. Archer join our team, which already boasts considerable expertise. Mr. Archer brings to our board his extensive experience gained while working at Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd ("Osisko") and Virginia Mines Inc. ("Virginia"), and his remarkable success in exploration with the discovery of the Eleonore gold deposit. We are thrilled to know that the Company will benefit from his knowledge and skill set in the years to come", commented the President and CEO, Mr. Gino Roger. Midland announces that it has granted incentive stock options to Mr. Archer to acquire 100,000 common shares at $1.04 per share, for a period of 10 years. These incentive stock options have been granted in accordance with Midland's Stock Option Plan. Mr. Paul Archer has a Bachelor's degree in Geological Engineering and a Master's degree in Earth Science. He has more than 35 years of experience in the mining industry, particularly in exploration for gold and base metals in Archean terrains. He developed his expertise working with various companies, including Shell Minerals, Noranda Exploration, Northgate Explorations, Westminer Canada and SOQUEM, where he was Regional Manager for Northern Quebec. On May 1, 1996, Mr. Archer joined Virginia Mines as Vice-President of Exploration and Acquisitions and Director. Mr. Archer was actively involved in the discovery and development of the Eleonore project, from the preliminary field campaign through to the sale of the deposit to Goldcorp. In November 2014, he joined Osisko's management team following the Osisko/Virginia merger. He was elected President of the Quebec Prospectors Association in 1996 and 1997. Over the years, Mr. Archer has received, on behalf of Virginia, several prestigious prizes, including the Bill Dennis Award from the PDAC in 2006 for the discovery of the Eleonore deposit. Mr. Archer is also a member of various professional associations, including the Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec. After a successful and compelling career, Mr. Archer recently announced he would be retiring from Osisko in early July 2017. Midland targets the excellent mineral potential of Quebec to make the discovery of new world-class deposits of gold, platinum group elements, base metals and rare earth elements. Midland is proud to count on reputable partners such as Agnico Eagle Mines Limited, Teck Resources Limited, IAMGOLD Corporation, Osisko Mining Inc., Altius Minerals Corp., SOQUEM INC., Japan Oil and Gas and Metals National Corporation, and Abcourt Mines Inc. Midland prefers to work in partnership and intends to quickly conclude additional agreements in regard to newly acquired properties. Management is currently reviewing other opportunities and projects to build up the Company portfolio and generate shareholder value. Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. This press release may contain forward-looking statements that are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to vary materially from targeted results. Such risks and uncertainties include those described in Midland's periodic reports including the annual report or in the filings made by Midland from time to time with securities regulatory authorities.


NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The following statement is being issued by Levi & Korsinsky, LLP: To: All Persons or Entities who purchased Capital Bank Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: CBF) stock prior to May 4, 2017. You are hereby notified that Levi & Korsinsky, LLP has commenced an investigation into the fairness of the sale of Capital Bank to First Horizon National Corporation (NYSE: FHN). Under the terms of transaction, Capital Bank shareholders will receive cash or stock equivalent to 1.750 First Horizon shares and $7.90 in cash for each Capital Bank share they own. To learn more about the action and your rights, go to: or contact Joseph E. Levi, Esq. either via email at jlevi@levikorsinsky.com or by telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972. There is no cost or obligation to you. Levi & Korsinsky is a national firm with offices in New York, Connecticut, California, and Washington D.C. The firm's attorneys have extensive expertise in prosecuting securities litigation involving financial fraud, representing investors throughout the nation in securities lawsuits and have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for aggrieved shareholders. For more information, please feel free to contact any of the attorneys listed below. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.


MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Feb. 16, 2017) - Midland Exploration Inc. ("Midland") (TSX VENTURE:MD) is pleased to announce the execution of a strategic alliance with Altius Minerals Corporation ("Altius") (TSX:ALS), whereby Midland and Altius will combine their efforts to jointly explore the remarkable gold potential of the extensive James Bay region. Under this new alliance, Midland and Altius will bring together two experienced exploration teams, as well as large databases, in order to generate exploration targets and new high-quality projects across the vast and underexplored James Bay region. Generation of exploration targets will begin shortly, and the first reconnaissance, prospecting and till sampling campaigns will begin in the early summer of 2017. A budget of approximately $500,000, jointly funded, will be allotted for the 2017 field campaign and Midland will be the operator. This new strategic alliance with Altius covers a vast area of the James Bay region which is highly prospective for gold mineralization. Midland's existing properties and the area of interest defined under its agreement with Osisko Exploration James Bay Inc. are excluded from this new agreement with Altius. Altius's diversified royalties and streams generate revenue from 14 operating mines located in Canada and Brazil that produce copper, zinc, nickel, cobalt, precious metals, potash, and thermal (electrical) and metallurgical coal. The portfolio also includes numerous predevelopment-stage royalties covering a wide spectrum of mineral commodities and jurisdictions. It also holds a large portfolio of exploration-stage projects, which it has generated for deal making with industry partners and which will result in third party financing, equity and minority interests, and newly created royalty interests. Altius has 43,335,654 shares issued and outstanding that are listed on Canada's Toronto Stock Exchange. It is a member of both S&P/TSX Global Mining Indices. Midland targets the excellent mineral potential of Quebec to make the discovery of new world-class deposits of gold, platinum group elements, base metals and rare earth elements. Midland is proud to count on reputable partners such as Altius Minerals Corp., Agnico Eagle Mines Limited, Teck Resources Limited, SOQUEM INC., Osisko Exploration James Bay Inc., Japan Oil and Gas and Metals National Corporation and Abcourt Mines Inc. Midland prefers to work in partnership and intends to quickly conclude additional agreements in regard to newly acquired properties. Management is currently reviewing other opportunities and projects to build up the Company portfolio and generate shareholder value. This press release was prepared by Mario Masson, VP Exploration for Midland, certified geologist and Qualified Person as defined by NI 43-101. For further information, please consult Midland's website: www.midlandexploration.com Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. This press release may contain forward-looking statements that are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to vary materially from targeted results. Such risks and uncertainties include those described in Midland's periodic reports including the annual report or in the filings made by Midland from time to time with securities regulatory authorities.


News Article | March 1, 2017
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MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - March 1, 2017) - Midland Exploration Inc. ("Midland") (TSX VENTURE:MD) is pleased to announce the resumption of drilling on the Casault gold project in partnership with SOQUEM INC. ("SOQUEM"), with a diamond drilling program totalling ten (10) drill holes for a minimum of 2,000 metres of drilling. The Casault property consists of 315 claims (173 square kilometres) that cover the Sunday Lake Fault over more than 20 kilometres strike length, about 40 kilometres east of the Detour Lake mine. This mine hosts mineral reserves estimated at 14.38 million ounces of gold ("Moz Au") consisting in proven reserves of 89.2 million tonnes at a grade of 1.26 g/t Au for 3.60 Moz Au and probable reserves of 351.6 million tonnes at a grade of 0.95 g/t Au for 10.78 Moz Au. This new exploration program on the Casault project will initially include a new OreVision®-type induced polarization survey totalling approximately 30 kilometres, to be conducted southeast of the Bug Lake zone held by Balmoral Resources Ltd ("Balmoral"). Balmoral recently announced the start of a new drilling program totalling 25,000 metres on the Bug Lake zone, where high-grade gold was recently intersected in drill holes, with values reaching 6.25 g/t Au over 11.66 metres, including 12.48 g/t Au over 5.47 metres, along the extensions of the Bug Southeast gold zone (see press releases by Balmoral dated February 2 and 9, 2017). This new drill intersection is located just 1 kilometre northwest of the central part of the Casault project. On Casault, several additional high-priority drilling targets, mainly consisting in high-chargeability anomalies identified during the 2013 induced polarization survey, will be tested in a prospective area located near the west junction between a Timiskaming-type conglomerate basin and the regional Sunday Lake Fault, which hosts the Detour Lake gold deposit. Figures showing the location of the Casault property as well as new areas to be drill-tested may be consulted using the following link: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/Casault%20February%202017.pdf SOQUEM, a subsidiary of Investissement Québec, is a leading player in mineral exploration in Québec. Its mission is to explore, discover and develop mining properties in Québec. SOQUEM has participated in more than 350 exploration projects and contributed to major discoveries of gold, diamonds, lithium and other minerals. Midland targets the excellent mineral potential of Quebec to make the discovery of new world-class deposits of gold, platinum group elements, base metals and rare earth elements. Midland is proud to count on reputable partners such as Agnico Eagle Mines Limited, Teck Resources Limited, SOQUEM INC., Osisko Mining Inc., Altius Minerals Corp., Japan Oil and Gas and Metals National Corporation and Abcourt Mines Inc. Midland prefers to work in partnership and intends to quickly conclude additional agreements in regard to newly acquired properties. Management is currently reviewing other opportunities and projects to build up the Company portfolio and generate shareholder value. This press release was prepared by Mario Masson, VP Exploration for Midland, certified geologist and Qualified Person as defined by NI 43-101. For further information, please consult Midland's website: www.explorationmidland.com Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. This press release may contain forward-looking statements that are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to vary materially from targeted results. Such risks and uncertainties include those described in Midland's periodic reports including the annual report or in the filings made by Midland from time to time with securities regulatory authorities.


TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Feb. 21, 2017) - Arena Minerals Inc., (TSX VENTURE:AN) ("Arena" or the "Company") is pleased to report that the Japan Oil Gas and Metals National Corporation ("JOGMEC") and Arena joint venture has received drilling permits for the Pampa Union drill program that forms part of the US$17.5 million JOGMEC joint venture. The exploration program has been designed to complete a 1.5 kilometre grid spacing drill pattern over Pampa Union as well as follow-up on previous successes. Drill hole PU-RC-39, drilled in the north-western portion of the Pampa Union block, intersected a lithocap, alteration and pyrite shell characteristic of a porphyry system down to a total depth of 441 metres below surface. The follow-up 241 platform drill program has met all necessary environmental, health and safety, fresh water resource management, archeological, communal, fauna and flora standards and was officially approved by the National Environmental Assessment Service in Santiago. "We are pleased to have received drill permits for up to 241 additional drill platforms at the Pampa Union project, which is currently under Joint Venture with JOGMEC," commented William Randall, President and CEO of Arena. He continued, "We plan to commence drilling immediately, initially with one drill rig and adding a second drill in the coming weeks. We will be following up on previous discoveries, as well as further regional exploratory drilling, which is a big step for the Company in our objective of delineating a copper porphyry deposit in the Antofagasta mining region of northern Chile." The drill program is fully funded by the JOGMEC joint venture, with funds already in Chile enabling immediate initiation of the drill program. AK Drilling has been awarded the drill bid, consisting of an initial 10,000 metres of reverse circulation drilling. Drill rigs are being mobilized to the Pampa Union project with drilling to commence shortly. Arena Minerals is a prospect generator that has one property under option covering approximately 68,468 hectares within the Antofagasta region of Chile. The property is at low altitudes, within producing mining camps in infrastructure rich areas. The Company's flagship asset is the Atacama Copper Property, consisting of 68,468 hectares, following a contractual land reduction on July 2016, of essentially undrilled ground in the heart of Chile's premier copper mining district. Currently, approximately 50% of the Atacama Copper Property is under option to third parties. Pursuant to option agreements entered into between Arena, Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation and Teck Resources Chile Limitada, each have the right to earn into 60% of the respective land holdings within the property, by collectively spending over $40 million in exploration expenditures, amongst certain other commitments. The technical and scientific aspects of this news release have been reviewed and approved by Mr. Vernon Arseneau, P.Geo, who is a qualified person pursuant to NI 43-101. As the Vice President of Exploration of the Company, Mr. Arseneau is not considered independent. To view the website, please visit www.arenaminerals.com. In addition to featuring information regarding the Company, its managements and projects, the website also contains the latest corporate news and an email registration allowing subscribers to receive news and updates directly. On behalf of the Board of Directors of This news release contains forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. Forward-looking information includes, but is not limited to, statements, projections and estimates relating to the receipt of drill permits, the exploration program for the JOGMEC joint venture, the future development of any of the Company's properties, the commencement of work programs, the progress of drill programs, the prospectivity of, and planned work programs on, such properties, the ability to enter into any additional joint venture partnership agreements as proposed, or at all, the ability of any potential partner to accelerate drill programs, increase the development of any of the projects or prospects of the Company, the results of the exploration program, future financial or operating performance of the Company, its subsidiaries and its projects, the development of and the anticipated timing with respect to Pampa Union. Generally, forward-looking information can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "plans", "expects" or "does not expect", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates" or "does not anticipate", or "believes", or variations of such words and phrases or state that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will be taken", "occur" or "be achieved". The statements made herein are based on current expectations and assumptions that are subject to risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially because of factors discussed in the management discussion and analysis section of the Company's interim and most recent annual financial statement or other reports and filings with the TSX Venture Exchange and applicable Canadian securities regulations. Forward-looking information is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information, including but not limited to: general business, economic, competitive, geopolitical and social uncertainties; the actual results of current exploration activities; other risks of the mining industry and the risks described in the annual information form of the Company. Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward looking information. Arena Minerals does not undertake to update any forward-looking information, except in accordance with applicable securities laws. Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.


News Article | February 22, 2017
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MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Feb. 22, 2017) - Midland Exploration Inc. ("Midland") (TSX VENTURE:MD) announces that it has granted incentive stock options to employees, directors, officers and consultants of Midland to acquire an aggregate of 545,000 common shares at $1.14 per share, for a period of 10 years. These incentive stock options have been granted in accordance with Midland's Stock Option Plan. Midland targets the excellent mineral potential of Quebec to make the discovery of new world-class deposits of gold, platinum group elements, base metals and rare earth elements. Midland is proud to count on reputable partners such as Agnico Eagle Mines Limited, Teck Resources Limited, SOQUEM INC., Osisko Mining Inc., Altius Minerals Corp., Japan Oil and Gas and Metals National Corporation and Abcourt Mines Inc. Midland prefers to work in partnership and intends to quickly conclude additional agreements in regard to newly acquired properties. Management is currently reviewing other opportunities and projects to build up the Company portfolio and generate shareholder value. For further information, please consult Midland's website: www.midlandexploration.com Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. This press release may contain forward-looking statements that are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to vary materially from targeted results. Such risks and uncertainties include those described in Midland's periodic reports including the annual report or in the filings made by Midland from time to time with securities regulatory authorities.


News Article | March 2, 2017
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Interstate National Corporation, one of the nation’s largest independent providers of vehicle F&I products and services, and its equity partner Golden Gate Capital, a San Francisco‐based private equity firm with over $15 billion of capital under management, announced today changes to their current team of industry stars. Breanne Morley has been promoted to President of Interstate National.  Breanne joined the Interstate team in 2007 and has since proven to be a results-driven, accomplished leader.  Prior to joining Interstate, she served as VP of Balboa Insurance Company’s Home Warranty division, where she worked with the executive management team to develop marketing plans, collaborated with internal cross-functional areas in the implementation of new systems and procedures, and planned /managed the expense and production budget for the division.  Breanne is a progressive, decisive, innovative, and highly valued strategist recognized for her expertise in leadership throughout the organization. During her tenure with Interstate, Breanne has guided many of their teams, including Claims, Member Services, Client Relations, Legal/Compliance, Marketing, BPSC, Sales and Training. Her articulate and persuasive business acumen paired with her exceptional communication and training skills, allow Breanne to be able to effectively relate to staff, partners, and vendors.  Breanne’s experience, knowledge and understanding of the inner workings of Interstate make her the perfect candidate for this role. “She is a recognized leader in our industry whom I’ve had the pleasure of working with for over 15 years,” says Gene Becker, Operating Executive of Golden Gate Capital. Brian Becker has been promoted to EVP, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer of Interstate National. Brian’s leadership has been instrumental in the unprecedented growth and profitability of their Financial Institution and Direct Marketing channels over the past 10 years. He most recently added Marketing, Dealer Development and Training teams to his leadership responsibilities. Prior to joining Interstate, Brian served as VP of Financial Institution Sales at Balboa Insurance Group where he was responsible for selling insurance solutions to financial institutions. After graduation from Florida State University, Brian completed a leadership internship/mentorship program with Assurant, and joined a leading mortgage company as a sales manager servicing large accounts such as Merrill Lynch, USAA, and Schwab. In his new role, Brian will be responsible for developing, leading, and managing the sales and marketing strategy for Interstate National, and will lead all of their sales channels, marketing strategy, business development, training, sales operations, and sales project management teams. “Brian will be instrumental in directing channel growth, as well as strengthening the brand, partner and customer experience in the industry,” says Gene Becker, Operating Executive of Golden Gate Capital. Interstate National, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, offers producers thirty‐five years of experience with over 4.6 million contracts sold and $1.1 billion in paid claims to over 1.8 million consumers.   In addition, Interstate National partners with over 3,000 producers in the U.S. and Canada, and has distributed over one‐quarter of a billion dollars in underwriting gains and investment income.  For more information, visit www.interstatenational.com. Golden Gate Capital is a San Francisco‐based privately held enterprise with over $15 billion in committed capital. Unlike conventional private equity firms, Golden Gate operates as a private holding company and recapitalizes, restructures, and ultimately builds meaningful businesses in partnership with management over an indefinite time horizon. For more information, visit www.goldengatecap.com.


News Article | February 14, 2017
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STRASBURG, Va., Feb. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of First National Corporation (OTC:FXNC) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.035 per share on February 8, 2017.  This was a 17% increase compared to the quarterly dividend paid on December 16, 2016.  The dividend is payable on March 17, 2017 to shareholders of record as of March 3, 2017.  Certain information contained in this discussion may include “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These forward-looking statements relate to the Company’s future operations and are generally identified by phrases such as “the Company expects,” “the Company believes” or words of similar import. Although the Company believes that its expectations with respect to the forward-looking statements are based upon reliable assumptions within the bounds of its knowledge of its business and operations, there can be no assurance that actual results, performance or achievements of the Company will not differ materially from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. For details on factors that could affect expectations, see the risk factors and other cautionary language included in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2015, and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. First National Corporation (OTC:FXNC) is the parent company and bank holding company of First Bank, a community bank that first opened for business in 1907 in Strasburg, Virginia.  The Bank offers loan and deposit products and services through its website, www.fbvirginia.com, its mobile banking platform, a network of ATMs located throughout its market area, two loan production offices, a customer service center in a retirement community, and 14 bank branch office locations located throughout the Shenandoah Valley and central regions of Virginia.  In addition to providing traditional banking services, the Bank operates a wealth management division under the name First Bank Wealth Management.  First Bank also owns First Bank Financial Services, Inc., which invests in entities that provide investment services and title insurance.


News Article | March 3, 2017
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ATLANTA, March 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Interstate National Corporation, one of the nation's largest independent providers of vehicle F&I products and services, and its equity partner Golden Gate Capital, a San Francisco‐based private equity firm with over $15 billion of capital under...

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