September 23, 2016

ServisFirst BancShares, Inc. Earns Sandler O'Neill's Sm-all Star Award For Financial Performance

Birmingham, AL -

ServisFirst Bancshares, Inc., (NASDAQ: SFBS) (“ServisFirst”), the holding company for ServisFirst Bank, today announced it has been named to Sandler O'Neill's Sm-All Stars Class of 2016. ServisFirst was one of the twenty-seven publicly traded banks and thrifts selected among 408 depository institutions across the country with a market cap below $2.5 billion. ServisFirst has been recognized for three consecutive years for this award, which places ServisFirst in the top 7% of banks nationwide in terms of performance.

The Sm-All Stars designation was established to identify the top performing small-cap banks and thrifts in the United States. Performance metrics of Sm-All Star institutions are exceptional, markedly exceeding the industry metrics. Companies were selected based on various financial screening criteria, including growth, profitability, credit quality and capital strength.