The First National Bank of Georgia, located in Carrolton, GA, which had approximately $832.6 million in total assets and $757.9 million in total deposits was closed in late January 2010 by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). Following the bank’s failure, depositors from its eleven branches became customers of Community & Southern Bank.
Community & Southern Bank paid the FDIC a 1.25 percent premium to assume all of the deposits of the failed Bank. The loss–share transaction between the FDIC and Community & Southern Bank is estimated to be worth approximately $607.4 million. The failure of First National Bank of Georgia represents the first bank failure in Georgia thus far in 2010. The cost to the Deposit Insurance Fund (DIF) is estimated at $260.4 million.
Distressed Pro’s BankProspector shows that First National Bank reported capital adequacy of 1% with nonaccrual real estate loans of $92 million, and an OREO balance of over $42 million. First National Bank of Georgia carried noncurrent distressed real estate loans at approximately 50% and 24% in their construction and multifamily loan portfolios respectively.