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Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Announces That a Class Action Lawsuit Has Been Filed Against Equity Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: EQBK) and Encourages Equity Investors to Contact the Firm

May 15, 2019

NEW YORK, May 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of all persons or entities who purchased or otherwise acquired Equity Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: EQBK) securities between May 11, 2018 and April 22, 2019 (the “Class Period”). Investors have until July 12, 2019 to apply to the Court to be appointed as lead plaintiff in the lawsuit.

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The complaint alleges that throughout the Class Period, defendants failed to disclose to investors that: (1) the company lacked adequate internal controls to assess credit risk; (2) as a result, certain of the company’s loans posed an increased risk of loss; (3) as a result, the company was reasonably likely to incur significant losses for certain substandard loans; and (4) as a result of the foregoing, defendant’s positive statements about the company’s business, operations, and prospects were materially misleading and/or lacked a reasonable basis.

If you purchased Equity securities during the Class Period or continue to hold shares purchased before the Class Period, have information, would like to learn more about these claims, or have any questions concerning this announcement or your rights or interests with respect to these matters, please contact Brandon Walker or Melissa Fortunato by email at investigations@bespc.com, or telephone at (212) 355-4648, or by filling out this contact form. There is no cost or obligation to you.

Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. is a New York-based law firm concentrating in commercial and securities litigation. For additional information concerning the Equity lawsuit, please go to https://bespc.com/eqbk/. For additional information about Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. please go to www.bespc.com. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.

Contacts

Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C.Brandon Walker, Esq.Melissa Fortunato, Esq.(212) 355-4648 investigations@bespc.comwww.bespc.com