Horgan, Rosen, Beckham & Coren, L.L.P. Served as Legal Counsel to Seacoast Commerce Bank and Seacoast Commerce Banc Holdings in connection with Holding Company Reorganization


CALABASAS, Calif., Dec. 8, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Horgan, Rosen, Beckham & Coren, L.L.P., served as legal counsel to Seacoast Commerce Bank, a commercial bank headquartered in San Diego, California, in connection with its recent bank holding company reorganization. In connection with this reorganization, Seacoast Commerce Bank was merged with a newly formed subsidiary of Seacoast Commerce Banc Holdings, a bank holding company formed at the direction of the bank's Board of Directors, and, thereby, became a wholly-owned subsidiary of the new holding company. This holding company structure will afford the Bank more flexibility for financing and growth and for acquiring or engaging in other businesses related to banking.

Led by partners S. Alan Rosen and Khoi D. Dang, together with attorney Steven J. Sweeney, the corporate and banking team of Horgan, Rosen, Beckham & Coren, L.L.P., was active in the documentation of the reorganization process, including drafting organizational documents for the holding company and the merger subsidiary, drafting the information statements used to solicit shareholder consents to the holding company reorganization and drafting the requisite regulatory applications and notices. Horgan, Rosen, Beckham & Coren, L.L.P., also interfaced with bank regulators on a number of complex regulatory issues relating to the reorganization and was instrumental in the resolution of those issues.


Horgan, Rosen, Beckham & Coren, L.L.P., specializes in the representation of community banks and their holding companies throughout the western United States and has been ranked by SNL Financial as the #1 law firm on the West Coast for Financial Institutions Mergers and Acquisitions two years in a row and in the top 10 in branch purchase and assumption transactions. Horgan, Rosen, Beckham & Coren, L.L.P., continues to be recognized by SNL Financial as among the top corporate and banking law firms on the West Coast.

CONTACT: KHOI D. DANG HORGAN, ROSEN, BECKHAM & COREN, L.L.P. CALABASAS, CA (818) 591-2121Source:Horgan, Rosen, Beckham & Coren L.L.P.