National Commerce Bancorp.'s plan to buy an east Tennessee leasing company is a key part of the Memphis bank's push for small-business dollars.

The stock deal, whose price was not disclosed, follows initiatives such as tailoring some in-store branches for small-business customers. National Commerce has also sharpened small-business marketing and lending efforts.

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