Falcon Bank to acquire Eagle Pass PlainsCapital Bank Branch
Wednesday, 21 January 2015
Falcon International Bank announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement with PlainsCapital Bank for the purchase of a full service bank branch located at 275 South Bibb Avenue, Eagle Pass, Texas. The transaction will add to Falcon Bank approximately $16 million in assets, $13 million in loans, and $52 million in deposits.
Falcon Bank President, Gilbert Narvaez Jr., stated, “This transaction will enhance our presence in Eagle Pass and provide the opportunity to further expand our market share. We have cultivated many banking relationships in this community, and look forward to welcoming PlainsCapital Bank’s customers and employees to the Falcon Family.”
Falcon Bank was founded in Laredo, Texas in 1986. Following the completion of this transaction, Falcon will have total assets exceeding $960 million, and 15 branch locations up and down the IH-35 corridor from Laredo to Buda, and along the United States and Mexico border from Brownsville to Del Rio. This acquisition is subject to regulatory approval and is expected to close in the second quarter of 2015.
New Telephone Phishing Scam
Sunday, 04 January 2015
Important, Please Read!
Some customers and non-bank customers have been receiving calls from an unknown number notifying them that their debit card has either been deactivated or maxed out and that they need to enter their bank card information.
Please be informed that this is not Falcon Bank calling and you are never to enter your account information. If you have received a call and entered your information, please close your card immediately by calling us at (956) 723-2265
during regular business hours or by calling the toll free number listed (1-800-472-3272).
Ana Garza is Falcon's 2014 Banker of the Year!
Monday, 08 December 2014
Ana Garza was voted as Falcon Bank's 2014 Banker of the Year. The announcement was made on December 5th at the Laredo Region Christmas Party. Ana works as a Financial Service Representative at the East Branch in Laredo and has been with the Falcon family for over twelve years. Congratulations to Ana!
LULAC Council 12 awards Adolfo E. Gutierrez with Tejano Achiever Award
Saturday, 01 November 2014
LULAC Council No. 12 held their 12th Annual Tejano Achievers award recognition and dinner on October 30, 2014 at the Laredo Country Club. Among those recognized was Falcon's own Adolfo E. Gutierrez, Cheif Executive Officer.
Since 1995, local LULAC No. 12 member Pitin Guajardo organized the Tejano Achievers to honor prominent local, area and state civic and community leaders.
"These leaders served as role models for todays youth for their achievements, accom-plishments and contributions to preserve our Tejano culture, values and goodwill towards others," announced Adolfo "Popo" Gonzalez, chair-person for the Tejano Achievers committee of LULAC Council No. 12.
LULAC is the largest and oldest Hispanic organization in the United States.
Jessica Arredondo has been named Falcon Bank's Banker of the Month for October!
Thursday, 30 October 2014
Falcon Bank is pleased to recognize the Banker of the Month for October 2014, Jessica Arredondo! Jessica works in the Bookkeeping Department at the East Branch in Laredo. She has been with Falcon Bank for over fourteen years. Congratulations to Jessica!