Aquesta being acquired by South Carolina-based company

CORNELIUS  – Aquesta Financial Holdings Inc., which evolved from an idea into an institution in 2006 with a series of meetings in founder Jim Engel’s basement, is being acquired by Greenville, S.C.-based United Community Banks Inc. in a $131 million deal, the companies announced Thursday. Engel created Aquesta after working with financial institutions for more than two decades as a […]