Luse Gorman Served as Legal Counsel to Needham Bank in its Conversion and Related $410.0 Million Stock Offering

January 9, 2024

On December 27, 2023, NB Financial, MHC, Needham, Massachusetts, completed its conversion from a mutual holding company to a stock holding company. Concurrently with the conversion, NB Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company”), the newly formed holding company for Needham Bank, completed its initial public offering by selling 40,997,500 shares of its common stock at $10.00 per share. The Company also contributed 1,708,229 shares of common stock and $2.0 million in cash to Needham Bank Charitable Foundation, Inc., a charitable foundation formed in connection with the conversion. The Company’s common stock trades on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the symbol “NBBK.”


Luse Gorman Served as Legal Counsel to Piedmont Federal Savings Bank in its Acquisition of Wake Forest Bancshares, Inc.

January 4, 2024

On January 2, 2024, Piedmont Federal Savings Bank, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, completed its acquisition of Wake Forest Bancshares, Inc., Wake Forest, North Carolina, in an all-cash “remutualization” transaction valued at approximately $14.9 million. As a remutualization transaction, the merger involved novel pricing issues regarding the acquisition of mutual holding companies with public stockholders by mutually owned institutions.


Luse Gorman Served as Legal Counsel to Blue Federal Credit Union in its $15.0 Million Subordinated Debt Issuance

January 3, 2024

On December 21, 2023, Blue Federal Credit Union, a federally chartered credit union headquartered in Cheyenne, Wyoming, successfully completed a private placement of $15.0 million of subordinated notes. The subordinated notes are intended to qualify as subordinated debt under NCUA rules and are considered regulatory capital in the calculation of Blue Federal Credit Union’s net worth ratio and risk-based capital ratio.