LITTLE ROCK, Ark. & NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bank of the Ozarks, Inc. (NASDAQ: OZRK) and Intervest Bancshares Corporation (NASDAQ: IBCA) jointly announced today the signing of a definitive agreement and plan of merger (“Agreement”) whereby Bank of the Ozarks, Inc. (“Company”) will acquire Intervest Bancshares Corporation (“Intervest”) and its wholly-owned bank subsidiary Intervest National Bank (“Intervest Bank”), with offices in Florida and New York, in an all-stock transaction. According to

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