Regulatory delays have forced ViewPoint Financial in Plano, Texas, and LegacyTexas Group in Plano to push back the closing date for their planned merger a second time.

The companies said in a press release Friday that they amended their merger agreement to expire on Dec. 31. Another amendment allows ViewPoint and LegacyTexas to close the deal within five days after receiving all regulatory approvals.

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