COLUMBIA, SC & WINTER HAVEN, FL – South State Corporation and CenterState Bank Corporation announced that as part of the integration efforts related to the pending merger, the companies have selected the core provider. Fiserv will be the core provider for the combined company and the core platform will be Fiserv Premier.
System conversion is still slated to be completed in the first half of 2021. The merger itself is still expected to close in the third quarter of 2020, subject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions, including receipt of customary regulatory approvals and approval by the shareholders of each company.
Within the first 30 days of the merger announcement, the companies have also announced an operating committee with equal representation from both companies and key business leaders for the combined company, specifically the senior line of business leaders and the sales leaders in the geographic markets.
For more information about the merger between South State and CenterState, visit BankingForward.com.
– BUSINESS WIRE
About South State
South State Corporation is a financial services company headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina with approximately $15.9 billion in assets. South State Bank, the company’s primary subsidiary, provides consumer, commercial, mortgage, and wealth management solutions throughout the Carolinas, Georgia and Virginia. South State has served customers since 1934.
CenterState operates as one of the leading Southeastern regional bank franchises headquartered in the state of Florida. Both CenterState and its nationally chartered bank subsidiary, CenterState Bank, N.A. (the “Bank”), are based in Winter Haven, Florida, between Orlando and Tampa. With over $17 billion in assets, the Bank provides traditional retail, commercial, mortgage, wealth management and SBA services throughout its Florida, Georgia and Alabama branch network and customer relationships in neighboring states. The Bank also has a national footprint, serving clients coast to coast through its correspondent banking division.