Shareholders of Mid Penn Bancorp, Inc. and First Priority Financial Corp. Approve Merger
Mid Penn Bancorp, Inc. (“Mid Penn”) (NASDAQ: MPB) and First Priority Financial Corp. (“First Priority”) (OTCQX: FPBK) announced that shareholders from both Mid Penn and First Priority, at special meetings of their respective shareholders, overwhelmingly approved Mid Penn’s proposed acquisition of First Priority. Shareholders of First Priority approved the acquisition on July 24, 2018, and shareholders of Mid Penn approved the acquisition on July 25, 2018.
“We are thrilled with the level of support for this transaction,” said Rory G. Ritrievi, President and CEO of Mid Penn Bancorp, Inc. “Of the total number of votes received, over 99% of First Priority shares voted in favor of the merger and over 98% of Mid Penn shares voted in favor of the merger.”
The merger will expand Mid Penn’s footprint into the desirable demographic markets of southeastern Pennsylvania, including Chester, Berks, Montgomery and Bucks counties. Mid Penn, on a pro forma basis following completion of the merger, will have over $2 billion in assets. The acquisition is subject to various conditions to closing and is expected to close in the third quarter of 2018.
About Mid Penn Bancorp, Inc.
Mid Penn Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: MPB), headquartered in Millersburg, Pa., has been serving the community since 1868. Mid Penn has 29 retail locations in the state of Pennsylvania and total assets of approximately $1.4 billion. Its footprint includes Cumberland, Dauphin, Fayette, Lancaster, Luzerne, Northumberland, Schuylkill and Westmoreland counties. The bank offers a comprehensive portfolio of products and services to meet the banking needs of the communities it serves. To learn more about Mid Penn Bank, visit www.midpennbank.com.
About First Priority Financial Corp.
First Priority Financial Corp. has total assets of approximately $615 million. Headquartered in Malvern, Pa., First Priority provides personal banking, business banking and wealth management services through its seven locations in Chester, Berks, Montgomery and Bucks counties. Additional information is available through the bank’s website at www.fpbk.com.
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