FIRST MERCHANTS CORPORATION (NASDAQ:FRME) Files An 8-K Other Events

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FIRST MERCHANTS CORPORATION (NASDAQ:FRME) Files An 8-K Other Events

Item 8.01. Other Events.

to the Agreement and Plan of Reorganization and Merger entered
into by and among First Merchants Corporation (First Merchants),
First Merchants Bank and The Arlington Bank on January 25, 2017
(the Merger Agreement), First Merchants filed Articles of Merger
with the Secretary of State of Indiana to complete its previously
announced acquisition of The Arlington Bank through the merger of
The Arlington Bank with and into First Merchants Bank (the
Merger), effective as of 5:01 p.m. (Eastern) on May 19, 2017.
As of the effective time of the Merger, each share of outstanding
The Arlington Bank common stock, $.50 par value per share, was
converted into the right to receive 2.7245 shares of First
Merchants common stock, $0.125 stated value per share.
The foregoing description of the Merger Agreement does not
purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by
reference to the Merger Agreement, which is incorporated herein
by reference as Exhibit 2.1.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits.
Exhibit No. Description of Exhibit.
2.1
Agreement and Plan of Reorganization and Merger by and
among First Merchants Corporation, First Merchants Bank and
The Arlington Bank dated as of January 25, 2017 (attached
as Exhibit 2.1 to First Merchants Corporations Form 8-K
filed on January 25, 2017 and incorporated herein by
reference).


About FIRST MERCHANTS CORPORATION (NASDAQ:FRME)

First Merchants Corporation is a financial holding Company. The Company has a bank charter, First Merchants Bank, National Association (the Bank), which is opened for business in Muncie, Indiana. The Bank also operates Lafayette Bank and Trust, Ameriana Bank, Ameriana Financial Services and First Merchants Trust Company as divisions of First Merchants Bank, N.A. The Bank includes approximately 120 banking locations in approximately 30 Indiana, over two Illinois and over two Ohio counties. Its delivery channels include automated teller machines, check cards, interactive voice response systems and Internet technology. The Company, through the Bank, offers a range of financial services, including accepting time deposits, savings and demand deposits; making consumer, commercial, agri-business and real estate mortgage loans; providing personal and corporate trust services; providing full-service brokerage, and providing other corporate services, letters of credit and repurchase agreements.

FIRST MERCHANTS CORPORATION (NASDAQ:FRME) Recent Trading Information

FIRST MERCHANTS CORPORATION (NASDAQ:FRME) closed its last trading session down -0.32 at 39.69 with 229,215 shares trading hands.

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