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First Bankcard and Cadence Bank Launch New Credit Card Program

May 28, 2019

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 28, 2019--

Cadence Bank and First Bankcard, a division of First National Bank of Omaha and a leading issuer of credit cards, announce the launch of a new, comprehensive credit card program for Cadence’s large commercial, mid-market, small business and consumer customers.

“At Cadence, we are invested in providing value-added solutions to our customers and service that exceeds expectations,” said Katrina King, EVP, treasury management executive for Cadence Bank. “The benefits afforded by the new Cadence Bank consumer, small business and commercial card programs will help our clients live and work more productively and more beneficially. We are excited to join forces with First Bankcard and appreciate their shared commitment to providing a first-class client experience.”

The Cadence Bank consumer card program offers several different credit card options so consumers can find a card that best suits their needs, including one for Maximum Rewards®. The consumer cards offer a variety of benefits, including a low introductory APR. Reward points can be redeemed for merchandise, gift cards, cash back, travel and more. Competitive variable rates are available based on the individual card product. The program also will offer secured product options to help customers build and manage their credit.

In addition, all consumer participants in the Cadence Bank credit card program will have online and mobile access to their accounts, plus free access to their FICO® Scores.

The Cadence Bank small business card program offers credit cards with competitive rates. The Rewards Simplicity card allows rewards to be redeemed as travel, cash back, gift cards and merchandise. Small businesses that participate in the Cadence Bank credit card program can benefit from accounts payable efficiencies, discount programs, management and expense tracking tools and improved business cash flow tools.

Companies utilizing the Cadence Bank commercial card program will benefit from being able to optimize cash flow, improve float, control costs, gain better insight into spending and streamline reporting, regardless of the size of their business.

“We are firmly committed to empowering financial institutions across the country to provide card services to their customers,” said Jerry J. O’Flanagan, executive vice president, Consumer Banking, at First National Bank of Omaha. “It’s rewarding to develop unique programs and custom solutions for partners like Cadence Bank. These programs provide value to customers with excellent rewards, competitive interest rates and high-quality customer service. We believe this program will help Cadence Bank be more competitive in its markets and increasingly more responsive to its customers’ financial needs.”

About Cadence Bank

Cadence Bank is a leading regional banking franchise with $17.4 billion in assets as of March 31, 2019, and 98 branch locations in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas. Backed by 132 years of financial expertise, Cadence provides corporations, middle-market companies, small businesses and consumers with a full range of innovative banking and financial solutions. Services and products include commercial and business banking, treasury management, specialized lending, asset-based lending, commercial real estate, SBA lending, foreign exchange, wealth management, investment and trust services, financial planning, retirement plan management, personal and business insurance, consumer banking, consumer loans, mortgages, home equity lines and loans, and credit cards. Clients have access to leading-edge online and mobile solutions, interactive teller machines, and more than 55,000 ATMs. The Cadence team of 1,800 associates is committed to exceeding customer expectations and helping their clients succeed financially. Cadence Bank, N.A. is a subsidiary of Cadence Bancorporation (NYSE: CADE). For additional information, visit cadencebank.com. Cadence Bank, N.A. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender. NMLS#525022.

About First Bankcard

First Bankcard, a division of First National Bank of Omaha, is a leader in the credit card partnership arena, serving approximately 200 financial institutions, co-brand and affinity partners nationwide. For 60 years, First Bankcard has offered quality products and superior service to help its customers achieve their goals. Visit http://partners.firstbankcard.com for more information.

About First National Bank of Omaha

First National Bank of Omaha is a subsidiary of First National of Nebraska. First National of Nebraska and its affiliates have more than $23 billion in assets and 5,000 employee associates. Primary banking offices are located in Nebraska, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, South Dakota and Texas.

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CONTACT: Kevin Langin

First National Bank of Omaha

402-602-3541

klangin@fnni.comDanielle Kernell

Cadence Bank

713-871-4051

danielle.kernell@cadencebank.com

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INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES BANKING

SOURCE: Cadence Bank

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