Home BancShares, Inc. was formed in 1998. The Company through its wholly owned community bank subsidiary, Centennial Bank engaged in providing a range of commercial and retail banking and related financial services to businesses, real estate developers and investors, individuals and municipalities. It is located in Arkansas, Florida and South Alabama. It conducts its business through 88 branches in Arkansas, 53 branches in Florida and seven branches in South Alabama. The Company acquires, organizes and invests in community banks that serve attractive markets. The Company's lending activities originate loans primarily secured by single and multi-family real estate, residential construction and commercial buildings. In addition, it provides loans to small and medium-sized commercial businesses as well as to consumers for a variety of purposes. The Company may compete with other banks or financial service companies with similar acquisition strategies, many of which are larger and have greater financial and other resources. It may also subject to the regulation of certain federal and state agencies and undergoes periodic examinations by those regulatory authorities.