Ownership by Community Banks for the Good of Community Banks
Bankers’ Bank of the West is an FDIC-insured commercial bank chartered to do business only with independent community financial institutions. Our holding company, Bankers’ Bank of the West Bancorp, Inc., is owned entirely by community bank customers. Stock ownership by any bank is limited to no more than 5% of voting shares so as to avoid shareholder control issues. Our products and services are available to any community bank, whether a shareholder or not. Our shareholder base currently consists of more than 150 banks in the Great Plains and Mountain West region, and inquiries from prospective shareholders are always welcome.
- Shareholder banks are eligible for committee participation and service on the board of directors.
- Shareholder banks are eligible for a discount on federal funds borrowing.
- Shareholder banks receive first consideration when purchasing federal funds and when buying or selling participation loans for liquidity needs.
- Ownership of Bankers’ Bank of the West Bancorp, Inc. common stock is a commitment to community independent banking and your continued access to excellent products and services from a correspondent bank that does not compete for your customers.