Dec. 9, 2011
/PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Community Bank Holdings, Inc. ("
") announced today that it is extending its previously announced tender offer (the "
") for up to 6,442,105 shares of common stock of Crescent Financial Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRFN) ("
per share in cash, without interest and less applicable withholding taxes.
is extending the expiration date of the Offer by an additional 7 business days in light of the holiday season and in order to provide Crescent stockholders more time to evaluate additional information which will be mailed to Crescent stockholders at the beginning of next week. Accordingly, the offer and withdrawal rights are now scheduled to expire at
New York City
December 21, 2011
, unless further extended. The Offer was previously scheduled to expire at
New York City
December 12, 2011
The depositary for the Offer has advised
and Crescent that as of
New York City
December 8, 2011
, stockholders of Crescent had validly tendered, and not withdrawn, 2,042,989 shares of Crescent common stock, representing approximately 31.7% of the number of shares of Crescent common stock sought in the Offer. There were no shares tendered through notices of guaranteed delivery.
Crescent's stockholders may obtain copies of all of the offering documents free of charge at the SEC's website (
) or by directly requesting copies of all of the offering documents free of charge at Innisfree M&A Incorporated, the information agent for the Offer, at (888) 750-5834 (toll-free). Banks and brokers may call collect at (212) 750-5834.
About Piedmont Community Bank Holdings, Inc.:
Piedmont Community Bank Holdings, Inc. is a bank holding company based in
was formed in 2009 by local businessmen
to build a strong community banking franchise across the Carolinas and
, a region in which Abram and Custer have a combined 50 years of experience in the financial services sector. Abram serves as Chairman of
's Board of Directors,
serves as Vice Chair and Custer serves as
's President and Chief Executive Officer.
include investment funds managed by Stone Point Capital LLC, Lightyear Capital LLC, the State of Wisconsin Investment Board, Harvard Management Company, Keeneland Capital LLC, and numerous
-based companies and individuals.
also controls VantageSouth Bank, a community bank based in
, and Community Bank of
Additional Information and Where to Find It:
This press release is for informational purposes only and is neither an offer to purchase nor a solicitation of an offer to sell any shares of the common stock of Crescent or any other securities. The Offer is being made pursuant to a tender offer statement on Schedule TO, as amended, and related materials (including the Offer to Purchase and the Letter of Transmittal). CRESCENT STOCKHOLDERS ARE URGED TO READ BOTH THE TENDER OFFER STATEMENT ON SCHEDULE TO AND RELATED MATERIALS (INCLUDING THE OFFER TO PURCHASE AND LETTER OF TRANSMITTAL), AS AMENDED, AND THE SOLICITATION/RECOMMENDATION STATEMENT ON SCHEDULE 14D-9, AS AMENDED, REGARDING THE OFFER BECAUSE THEY CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION. The tender offer statement on Schedule TO and related materials, including the Offer to Purchase and Letter of Transmittal, have been filed by
with the SEC and mailed to Crescent stockholders. The solicitation/recommendation statement on Schedule 14D-9 has been filed by Crescent with the SEC and mailed to Crescent stockholders. These documents are available at no charge on the SEC's website at
or by directly requesting copies free of charge at Innisfree M&A Incorporated, the information agent for the Offer, at (888) 750-5834 (toll-free). Banks and brokers may call collect at (212) 750-5834. In addition, a copy of the Offer to Purchase, Letter of Transmittal and certain other related tender offer documents may be obtained free of charge by directing a request to
at 4711 Six Forks Road,
Innisfree M&A Incorporated
501 Madison Avenue, 20th floor
New York, New York
10022 Stockholders may call toll free: (888) 750-5834 Banks and Brokers may call collect: (212) 750-5834
SOURCE Piedmont Community Bank Holdings, Inc.