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Is This Acquisition a Brilliant Move by Bank Of The Ozarks Inc?

By David Hanson and Matt Koppenheffer – Jan 31, 2014 at 8:00PM

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Bank of the Ozarks makes a big splash.

Bank of the Ozarks (OZK 0.48%) is keen on getting bigger, and the bank took a major step by agreeing to acquire Summit Bancorp. In this segment of The Motley Fool's financials-focused show, Where the Money Is, banking analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson discuss the acquisition and why it appears to be a savvy move because of the use of the bank's stock in the purchase price.

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