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Amerant Partners With First Bankcard to Offer Consumer, Commercial Payment Solutions

January 29, 2020 GMT

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 29, 2020--

Amerant has partnered with First Bankcard, a division of First National Bank of Omaha (FNBO), to issue comprehensive payment solutions for the Company’s consumer and commercial customers. First Bankcard is one of the nation’s largest and most experienced credit card issuers, serving approximately 200 financial institutions, co-brand and affinity partners nationwide.

“Keeping the convenience and satisfaction of our valued customers in mind, we are proud to announce this new partnership with First Bankcard in order to further enhance our clientele’s options,” said Millar Wilson, Vice-Chairman and CEO of Amerant. “This new partnership will continue to open new doors for the individuals and businesses that make up our community, as well as for our bank.”

Through Amerant’s partnership with First Bankcard, the Company will offer customers Platinum, Signature and Secured consumer credit card options, along with Small Business credit cards, VOX® for Mid-Size companies, and Large Commercial credit cards.

“FNBO welcomes the opportunity to support Amerant’s efforts to provide a diverse portfolio of financial solutions to its consumer and commercial customers,” said Jerry J. O’Flanagan, executive vice president, Consumer Banking, at First National Bank of Omaha. “We believe that combining Amerant’s personalized focus with our extensive experience in providing payment solutions will greatly benefit the bank’s current and future customers.”

Amerant, the largest community bank headquartered in Florida, has 26 banking centers in its network, with 18 in South Florida, eight in Houston, Texas, and two loan production offices in New York, as well as Dallas, Texas.

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 more than 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 nearly 5,000 employee associates. Primary banking offices are located in Nebraska, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, South Dakota and Texas.

About Amerant Bancorp

Amerant Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ: AMTB and AMTBB) is a bank holding company headquartered in Coral Gables, Florida. The Company operates through its subsidiaries, Amerant Bank, N.A. (the “Bank”), and its subsidiaries, Amerant Investments, Inc., Amerant Trust, N.A, and Elant Bank and Trust Ltd. The Company provides individuals and businesses in the U.S., as well as select international clients, with deposit, credit and wealth management services. The Bank, which has operated for 40 years, is the largest community bank headquartered in Florida. The Bank operates 26 banking centers-18 in South Florida and 8 in the Houston, Texas area-and loan production offices in Dallas, Texas and New York, New York. Please visit www.amerantbank.com or https://investor.amerantbank.com for more information.

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CONTACT: Kevin Langin

First National Bank of Omaha

402-602-3541

KEYWORD: FLORIDA UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: BANKING PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FINANCE

SOURCE: First National Bank of Omaha

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