Charlotte’s Park Sterling Bank to merge with S.C.’s South State Corp.

Charlotte, N.C.-based based Park Sterling Bank announced Thursday it has agreed to merge with Columbia, S.C.’s South State Corp. The companies said the deal, which still requires regulatory and shareholder approvals, is expected to create a franchise with $14.5 billion in assets with a footprint across the Carolinas, Virginia and Georgia.

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