February 12, 2015
Federal Reserve Board announces approval of the applications by Simmons First National Corporation
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The Federal Reserve Board on Thursday announced its approval of the application by Simmons First National Corporation, Pine Bluff, Arkansas, to merge with Community First Bancshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire First State Bank, both of Union City, Tennessee. The Board also announced its approval of a second application by Simmons First National Corporation to merge with Liberty Bancshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire Liberty Bank, both of Springfield, Missouri.
Both applications were approved under section 3 of the Bank Holding Company Act. Attached are the Board's orders relating to these actions.
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