ViewPoint Financial Group (VPFB) in Plano, Texas, has pushed back the expected closing date for its purchase of LegacyTexas Group in Plano.

The $3.6 billion-asset ViewPoint disclosed in a regulatory filing that it expects completion of the deal, originally set for the second quarter, to take place by Aug. 31. The company, much like First Financial Bancorp (FFBC) in Cincinnati last week, said the delay is largely due to a lengthy regulatory approval process.

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