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    Mergers & Acquisitions

    • AmericanWest Bank to Merge with Banner Corporation

      Mergers and Acquisitions
      November 5, 2014
      We are pleased to announce that AmericanWest Bank will merge with, and become a part of, Banner Bank, creating a larger collective presence for you to choose from as you travel throughout the West and access to enhanced products and services, while maintaining our unwavering commitment to clients and the community. 
      Read More »
    • AmericanWest Bank Completes Bank of Sacramento Acquisition

      Mergers and Acquisitions
      February 2, 2015
      We are pleased to announce the merger of Bank of Sacramento with AmericanWest Bank is complete. The transaction was accomplished through the purchase of Greater Sacramento Bancorp (OTCBB: GSCB), the holding company for Bank of Sacramento, on February 2, 2015.
      Read More »
    • Welcome!

      Mergers and Acquisitions
      January 30, 2014
      Welcome PremierWest Bank and PacTrust Bank clients!  If you have any questions related to becoming an AmericanWest Bank client please visit your local branch or call our Client Service Center at 800-772-5479.
      Read More »
    • PremierWest Bank Merger Q & A

      Mergers and Acquisitions
      November 4, 2013
      Customer Questions on Our Merger with PremierWest Bank.
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    • Agreement Announced to Merge PremierWest Bank

      Mergers and Acquisitions
      October 30, 2012
      AmericanWest Bank and PremierWest Bank have announced that PremierWest Bank will merge with, and become a part of, AmericanWest Bank, creating a larger collective presence throughout the West Coast.
      Read More »
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    • June 2013 Statement of Condition

      Press Release
      June 30, 2013
      Read this message from Scott Kisting, Chairman & CEO, and see the bank's progress for the first half of the year.
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    • Caution!

      Press Release
      March 19, 2014
      Caution! We received reports that spammers are targeting our clients. If you receive a message titled "Dear Awbank visitor" that is referencing a survey and an "exclusive award", please delete it immediately. It's not from us. In general, be aware of scams. Double check if the sender of an email is familiar and review URLs before entering sensitive information like user IDs on websites. If you don't see https://www.awbank.net in the URL bar, close your browser - it's not our website.
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    • Important Information on ‘Heartbleed’ Internet Threat

      General
      April 14, 2014
      Heartbleed, an Internet security defect, has the potential to compromise personal information and passwords for millions of computer and gadget users worldwide.
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    • Access to No-Fee ATM Network

      Press Release
      August 21, 2012
      As our client, you have access to MoneyPass—a surcharge-free network of ATMs across the U.S.
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      Access to No-Fee ATM Network
    • Open for Business in Downtown Seattle

      Press Release
      July 31, 2012
      On Tuesday, July 31, 2012 the Downtown Seattle branch opened for business.
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      Open for Business in Downtown Seattle
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    • Happy Fourth of July!

      General
      Our Client Service Center and all branches will be closed on July 4, 2014.
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      @MLRoundup time in Moses Lake, WA, Aug. 16-21! Saddle up for Thursday’s Tough Enough to Wear Pink Night supporting cancer research & care.

      8/18/2015 2:05 PM

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      Cheers to the athletes & coaches competing at the Special Olympics World Games, July 25-Aug. 2 @LA2015! http://t.co/YegFUBr7xF

      7/21/2015 11:31 AM

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      Thanks @WestSideBabySEA for helping Seattle children! We’re glad to support your Stuff the Bus Diaper Drive July 19. http://t.co/ShjRWSL7hS

      7/16/2015 11:35 AM

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      We applaud & support @CPT_Theatre, educating students & entertaining audiences in Davis County, Utah, with thoughtful & humorous shows!

      7/14/2015 11:31 AM

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      Dreamers and doers…We have a Home Equity Line of Credit just for you. Ask about our great intro rate.

      6/15/2015 2:10 PM

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      Here’s to you, Chico! We’re looking forward to seeing neighbors & friends June 11 at the @ChicoChamber Annual Community Celebration.

      6/9/2015 12:01 PM

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      Had a magical night @FatherJoes Village Gala May 28, in San Diego. Congrats, honorees! Glad to support your work. http://t.co/Kt3lZHTdEF

      6/1/2015 12:30 PM

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      Come to our Shred Day in Ephrata, WA 11-1 on June 2 @ our branch. 1st bag FREE then suggested $1 donation supports the Lions Club.

      5/31/2015 2:10 PM

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      Like fashion and fun? If you’re in or near Puyallup, Wash., May 29 join us for a twice-loved fashion show benefiting @francishouse.

      5/27/2015 12:05 PM

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      Spring is when ideas—and projects—bloom. And our HELOC may be just the tool you need. Ask about our great intro rate. http://t.co/eq88wCtmFg

      5/26/2015 12:31 PM

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • AmericanWest Bank to Merge with Banner Corporation

    Mergers and Acquisitions
    November 5, 2014
    We are pleased to announce that AmericanWest Bank will merge with, and become a part of, Banner Bank, creating a larger collective presence for you to choose from as you travel throughout the West and access to enhanced products and services, while maintaining our unwavering commitment to clients and the community. 
    Read More »
  • AmericanWest Bank Completes Bank of Sacramento Acquisition

    Mergers and Acquisitions
    February 2, 2015
    We are pleased to announce the merger of Bank of Sacramento with AmericanWest Bank is complete. The transaction was accomplished through the purchase of Greater Sacramento Bancorp (OTCBB: GSCB), the holding company for Bank of Sacramento, on February 2, 2015.
    Read More »
  • Welcome!

    Mergers and Acquisitions
    January 30, 2014
    Welcome PremierWest Bank and PacTrust Bank clients!  If you have any questions related to becoming an AmericanWest Bank client please visit your local branch or call our Client Service Center at 800-772-5479.
    Read More »
  • PremierWest Bank Merger Q & A

    Mergers and Acquisitions
    November 4, 2013
    Customer Questions on Our Merger with PremierWest Bank.
    Read More »
  • Agreement Announced to Merge PremierWest Bank

    Mergers and Acquisitions
    October 30, 2012
    AmericanWest Bank and PremierWest Bank have announced that PremierWest Bank will merge with, and become a part of, AmericanWest Bank, creating a larger collective presence throughout the West Coast.
    Read More »

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