BNC Bank (BNC) is a bank based in High Point, North Carolina, United States. In 2014 its parent company BNC Bancorp (NASDAQ: BNCN) had $4.05 billion in assets, 38 branches in North Carolina and 13 in South Carolina. Its latest acquisition gives BNC $6.8 billion in assets and 86 branches, 48 in North Carolina, 29 in South Carolina and nine in Virginia. The bank opened in Thomasville, North Carolina on December 3, 1991 (as Bank of North Carolina) in a temporary location in a trailer, moving to its permanent home in Fall 1992. On December 29, 2001, the Bank of North Carolina and Kernersville-based Independence Bank announced their merger. Bank of North Carolina had $211 million in assets and $171 million in deposits, and Independence Bank had assets of $59 million and deposits of $52 million.