TK Represents Baylor Bancshares, Inc. in its Definitive Agreement to be Acquired by Peoples Bancorp, Inc.

Thompson & Knight advised Baylor Bancshares, Inc., a bank holding company, and its subsidiaries, First Bank and Trust and Baylor Mortgage Company, Inc., in its definitive agreement to be acquired by Peoples Bancorp, Inc., and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Peoples Bank. Upon completion of the transaction, which is subject to customary closing conditions, the combined institution will have approximately $827 million in total assets, $476 million in total loans, $736 million in total deposits, and $80 million in total capital.

The TK team was led by Amy R. Curtis with assistance from O. Paul Corley Jr., Susan Fisher, Roger D. Aksamit, Neely P. Munnerlyn, and Elizabeth A. Schartz.