Archive Links

Consumer Archive
CU System Archive
Market Archive
Products Archive
Washington Archive

News Now

CU System
Former OmniAmerican CU offers IPO
FORT WORTH, Texas (1/22/10)--OmniAmerican Bancorp, a newly created holding company for Omni-American Bank in Fort Worth, Texas--and a former credit union-- opened stock trading on NASDAQ Thursday following an initial public offering (IPO) that raised more than $119 million. Members of OmniAmerican Bank approved a conversion plan Jan. 15, which allowed the bank to proceed with a conversion and stock offering. The IPO sold 11.9 million shares of common stock at $10 per share to eligible account holders--depositors as of March 31, 2008, according to Globe Newswire (via CNN Jan. 21). In 2007, OmniAmerican Bank’s board of directors voted to convert to a publicly traded, mutual holding company. OmniAmerican was formerly the second-largest credit union in Fort Worth. The credit union changed its name on Jan. 1, 2006, after members voted 3-to-1 in July 2005 to convert to a bank (News Now Feb. 13, 2007).


RSS





print
News Now LiveWire
Skimming remains biggest security threat for ATMs says @ATM_Industry global survey #NewsNow http://t.co/VIcX8yGqmY
18 minutes ago
Media outlets widely share @CUNA-CFA #holiday spending outlook #NewsNow http://t.co/9gBFwdfBKv
22 minutes ago
National #LouiseHerring awards for #creditunion philosophy in action selected #NewsNow http://t.co/two4z5lBAU
1 hours ago
#NewsNow: @CUNA-CFA survey results suggest 3-3.5% increase in holiday spending. http://t.co/GjcDvvwfzy
18 hours ago
.@WOCCU promoted financial inclusion as a sustainable development goal at two separate @UN events this month.
19 hours ago