FNB Bancorp Sells A Portion Of Holdings In Pacific Coast Bankers’ Bancshares
South San Francisco, CA: 2/3/2006:
South San Francisco, CA: February 3, 2006: FNB Bancorp (Bulletin Board FNBG.OB), the holding company for First National Bank of Northern California, has sold 3,950 shares of its holdings of common stock in Pacific Coast Bankers’ Bancshares (PCBB), the parent company of Pacific Coast Bankers’ Bank, a bankers’ bank based in San Francisco, California. Sale of these shares was arranged by Pacific Coast Bankers’ Bancshares as part of its desire to expand the number of PCBB shareholders. The sale proceeds total $1,876,250 (before fees and taxes). Tom McGraw, CEO of First National Bank of Northern California and member of the Board of Directors of PCBB stated, “This was a great opportunity to see a cash return on First National Bank’s investment in PCBB and at the same time to facilitate a distribution of PCBB shares to a broader ownership base of banks who utilize the outstanding services of PCBB. This is a win/win situation for First National Bank, Pacific Coast Banker’s Bancshares and new stockholders of PCBB. We continue to hold the remaining balance of PCBB shares in our investment portfolio and look forward to continued collaboration with PCBB.”
FNB Bancorp continues to hold 1,450 shares of PCBB common stock.
This transaction was completed on January 31, 2006.
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