First Mid Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: FMBH) (“First Mid”) and Blackhawk Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQX: BHWB) (“Blackhawk”) announced today the execution of a definitive agreement under which Blackhawk will merge with First Mid in a 100% stock transaction.
Blackhawk is the parent company of Blackhawk Bank and is headquartered in Beloit, Wisconsin, operating 10 branches in Wisconsin and Illinois. As of December 31, 2022, Blackhawk had approximately $1.32 billion in total assets, $782 million in loans and $1.19 billion in deposits. Blackhawk has been a pillar of the Beloit community since 1881 and expanded into northern Illinois in 1996.
Under the terms of the agreement, First Mid will acquire 100% of the outstanding shares of Blackhawk and Blackhawk shareholders will receive 1.15 shares of FMBH common stock for each share of BHWB common stock. Based on First Mid’s price per share at closing on March 20, 2023 of $27.13, the aggregate consideration to be paid by First Mid is approximately $90.3 million, subject to certain conditions and adjustments.
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About First Mid Bancshares, Inc.
First Mid Bancshares, Inc. (“First Mid”) is the parent company of First Mid Bank & Trust, N.A., First Mid Insurance Group, Inc. and First Mid Wealth Management Co. First Mid is a $6.7 billion community-focused organization that provides a full-suite of financial services including banking, wealth management, brokerage, Ag services, and insurance through a sizeable network of locations throughout Illinois, Missouri and Texas, and a loan production office in the greater Indianapolis area. Together, the First Mid team takes great pride in their work and their ability to serve customers well over the last 158 years.
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