Failed Bank Information
Information for First Community Bank of Southwest Florida, Fort Myers, FL, also operating as Community Bank of Cape Coral, Cape Coral, FL
- Press Release
- Acquiring Financial Institution
- Priority of Claims
- Dividend Information
- Purchase and Assumption Agreement - PDF 15Mb
- Bid Summary
- Receivership Termination
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On Friday, August 2, 2013, First Community Bank of Southwest Florida, Fort Myers, FL, also operating as Community Bank of Cape Coral, Cape Coral, FL was closed by the Florida Office of Financial Regulation, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) was named Receiver. As Receiver, the FDIC is charged with winding up the business affairs of the failed financial institution. This includes the disposition of assets and liabilities of the failed financial institution and payment of dividends to approved creditors in order of priority.
The FDIC, as Receiver, has taken all necessary actions to conclude the affairs of the failed financial institution, made all dividend distributions as required by law and the receivership is deemed terminated.
II. Press Release
The FDIC has issued a press release (PR-069-2013) about the institution's closure. If you represent a media outlet and would like information about the closure, please contact LaJuan Williams-Young at 1-202-898-3876.
III. Acquiring Financial Institution
All deposit accounts have been transferred to C1 Bank, Saint Petersburg, FL ("assuming institution") and will be available immediately. The former First Community Bank of Southwest Florida, also operating as Community Bank of Cape Coral locations will reopen as branches of C1 Bank during regular business hours.
Your transferred deposits will be separately insured from any accounts you may already have at C1 Bank for six months after the failure of First Community Bank of Southwest Florida, also operating as Community Bank of Cape Coral. Checks that were drawn on First Community Bank of Southwest Florida, also operating as Community Bank of Cape Coral that did not clear before the institution closed will be honored as long as there are sufficient funds in the account. If you have questions about your account(s) transferred to the assuming bank, you may speak to an FDIC representative by calling 1-800-591-2916.
For general questions about FDIC deposit insurance coverage, please call 1-877-275-3342 or visit EDIE, the FDIC's Electronic Deposit Insurance Estimator.
You may withdraw your funds from any transferred account without an early withdrawal penalty until you enter into a new deposit agreement with C1 Bank as long as the deposits are not pledged as collateral for loans. You may view more information about C1 Bank by visiting their web site.
On Feburary 1, 2017, C1 Bank merged with Bank of Ozarks.
IV. Priority of Claims
In accordance with Federal law, allowed claims will be paid, after administrative expenses, in the following order of priority:
- General Unsecured Creditors
- Subordinated Debt
V. Dividend Information
VIII. Receivership Termination
The FDIC as Receiver for First Community Bank of Southwest Florida, Fort Myers, FL has taken all actions necessary to terminate the Receivership Estate.
The Receiver published a legal notice of intent to terminate the receivership in the Federal Register on October 24, 2016.
The Receiver has made all dividend distributions required by law.
Effective February 1, 2017, the Receivership Estate has been terminated, the Receiver was discharged and the Receivership Estate ceased existence as a legal entity.