Date: July 31, 2012
Contact: Kelly Griffith, Marketing Manager
Phone: (612) 492-7514
For Immediate Release
Fredrikson & Byron Represents Western Bancshares
in Sale to American National Corporation
Minneapolis, MN July 31, 2012 – – Fredrikson & Byron acted as legal counsel for Western Bank, a family owned St. Paul based lender, in its sale to American National Corporation (ANC). The transaction is expected to close in September 2012. Fredrikson’s legal team included Karen Grandstrand, Beau Hurtig, Tom Garton, Jim Platt, Ingrid Culp, and Eric Anderson.
Read the Western Bank press release.
Read article in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.
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