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Prosperity Bank Inc.’s $375 Million Acquisition Wins Houston Business Journal’s Banking Deal of the Year

December 17, 2013

Bracewell & Giuliani LLP served as primary legal counsel to Prosperity Bank Inc. in connection with its $375 million acquisition of FVNB Corp. and First Victoria National Bank for, a deal recently named “Deal of the Year” by The Houston Business Journal in the banking category.

The deal closed on November 1, 2013, making it the second-largest deal in Prosperity’s history. This deal will bring a $540 million-asset trust business to Prosperity.

Bracewell attorneys working on the transaction include:

Partners: William T. Luedke, Scott C. Sanders, Jay Aldis,  Becky L. Baker, and James D. Reardon

Associates: Elizabeth B. Behncke,Melissa K. Buce, Shanna R. Kuzdzal, Joshua T. McNulty, and Michael Weller

The firm was also recognized as a “Deal of the Year” finalist in the banking category for its representation of Allegiance Bancshares Inc.; VB Texas Inc., the holding company for Vista Bank; and, MetroCorp.

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