Press Release
January 27, 2015

Holland & Knight Advises Pacific Premier Bancorp on Acquisition of Independence Bank

WASHINGTON (January 27, 2015) –  Holland & Knight represented Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. in its acquisition of Independence Bank, a Newport Beach, Calif.-based state-chartered bank. The acquisition, which was completed on January 23, 2015, is valued at approximately $79.6 million.

Pacific Premier Bancorp is the holding company of Pacific Premier Bank, one of the fastest growing community banks in country. It provides business and consumer banking products through 13 full-service branches in Southern California. The company was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Irvine, Calif.

Holland & Knight partners Norman Antin and Jeffrey Haas headed a team that included partners Mark Goldschmidt, Laurie Green, William Levay and Shawn Turner, and associates Tyler Hudson and Nicole Maron.

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