Press Release February 9, 2024

Alston & Bird Represents Business First in Its Acquisition of Waterstone

Alston & Bird represented Business First Bancshares Inc., the holding company for b1BANK, in its acquisition of Texas-based Waterstone LSP LLC, a limited liability company that works with community banks and small business owners to implement and manage the U.S. Small Business Administration’s loan programs.

Representing Business First was an Alston & Bird team led by partners Mark Kanaly (Mergers & Acquisitions), David Park (Financial Services & Products), Meredith Gage (Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation), and Brett Coburn (Labor & Employment), and senior associate John Harden (Federal & International Tax).

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