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CAPITAL BANK FINANCIAL CORP. SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Former SEC Attorney Willie Briscoe Investigates Sale to First Horizon National Corp.


Former United States Securities and Exchange Commission attorney Willie
Briscoe is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors
of Capital Bank Financial Corp. ("Capital Bank") (NASDAQ:CBF)
concerning the sale to First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN). Under
the terms of the agreement, Capital Bank shareholders will receive cash
or stock with a value equivalent to 1.750 First Horizon shares and $7.90
in cash for each Capital Bank share held. The consideration is valued at
approximately $40.83 per share, which is no premium over the 52-week
high and lower than at least one analyst's estimated value of $50.00 per

If you are an affected investor, and you want to learn more about the
investigation or if you have information that you believe would be
helpful to our investigation of the fairness of the proposed
transaction, contact Willie Briscoe at The Briscoe Law Firm, PLLC via
email at
or by calling (888) 809-2750. There is no cost or fee to you.

The investigation centers on whether Capital Bank's Board of Directors
is acting in the shareholders' best interests, whether the board
considered alternatives to the acquisition, and whether the board has
employed an adequate process to review and act on the proposed
transaction. Notably, at least one analyst with Yahoo! Finance believes
the true inherent value of the stock could be as high as $50.00.

Briscoe Law Firm, PLLC
is a full service business litigation and
shareholder rights advocacy firm with more than 20 years of experience
in complex litigation and transactional matters.

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