Sycamore Bank Merger

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OCTOBER 1, 2022

Sycamore Bank is now BankFirst!

BankFirst is pleased to welcome the Sycamore Bank customers and staff to our team. Below are some helpful resources to keep you informed throughout the merger process. We will update this page over the next several months as information becomes available.

Download the Consumer Conversion Guide

Download the Business Conversion Guide


Download/Read
Letter to Sycamore Bank Customers

Download/Read
Official Press Release

































Projected Timeline

June 22, 2022

Merger Agreement

October 1, 2022

Official Merger

January 2023

Conversion Guide
Sycamore Customers expect to receive Conversion Guide in mail

February 13, 2023

Scheduled Conversion
Sycamore Bank begins operating as BankFirst.







FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions
BankFirst offers a full range of financial solutions, including commercial loans, consumer banking, mortgage loans, and treasury management services. BankFirst—chartered in 1888 in Macon, Mississippi, and now headquartered in Columbus, Mississippi—is a $2.5 billion financial institution that is locally owned, controlled and operated with more than 40 branch locations and multiple loan production offices across Mississippi and Alabama. Learn more by navigating around our website.
With BankFirst, we found a partner that is like us and will continue to focus on our local communities with exceptional products and services. Our Sycamore Bank team of local professionals will continue to be here to serve you before, during, and after the transition. We will update you along the way with the specific dates of the transition and when the Sycamore Bank offices will convert to BankFirst.
No. There is no change required. Your accounts and services will continue to work as they do today. Please continue to access your accounts as you normally do, and continue contacting your local Sycamore Bank branch for any of your banking questions or needs.
All deposits, loans and other products services will transition to BankFirst at the time of conversion which is tentatively scheduled for February 2023. Please continue to use your Sycamore Bank accounts as usual—there is nothing you need to do.

Yes. Your debit card will continue to work as it does today. There is no need to order a new debit card. At the appropriate time, you will receive a BankFirst debit card to replace your current Sycamore Bank debit card. With the conversion tentatively scheduled for February 2023, we will notify you well in advance of the card being sent.

Yes. Your checks will continue to work. At the appropriate time after the conversion February 2023, your checks will change to the BankFirst logo when an order is placed and will include updated account information.

Your online and mobile banking services will not change for the time being, and you will continue to access your Sycamore Bank online banking at www.sycamorebank.com. Sometime in early 2023, you will receive information regarding the transition to BankFirst’s online and mobile banking platforms. We anticipate this to be a seamless transition.
Continue to send your loan payments to Sycamore Bank as you have always. We will notify you later, before the conversion in February 2023, when and if any payment information changes. The existing terms of your loan will remain the same and will require no action from you.