Transaction Overview

LCNB Corp. (“LCNB”) (NASDAQCM: LCNB), the holding company for LCNB National Bank, and Cincinnati Bancorp, Inc. (“CNNB”) (OTCQX: CNNB), the holding company for Cincinnati Federal, announced today that they have signed a definitive merger agreement whereby LCNB will acquire CNNB in a stock-and-cash transaction. CNNB operates five full-service branch offices in Cincinnati, Ohio and Northern Kentucky and has approximately $304.7 million in assets, $262.9 million in loans, $223.6 million of deposits and $40.3 million in consolidated stockholders’ equity as of March 31, 2023. When completed, the transaction will significantly increase LCNB’s existing presence in the Cincinnati market and expand LCNB’s community banking franchise across the Ohio River into the compelling Northern Kentucky market. Janney is serving as financial advisor and issued a fairness opinion to LCNB.

Subject to the terms of the merger agreement, which has been approved by the Board of Directors of each company, CNNB shareholders will have the opportunity to elect to receive either 0.9274 shares of LCNB stock or $17.21 per share in cash for each share of CNNB common stock owned, subject to 80% of all CNNB shares being exchanged for LCNB common stock. Based on the LCNB closing share price as of May 17, 2023, the transaction consideration is valued at $15.05 for each CNNB share or approximately $43.7 million in aggregate which equates to a 108.9% multiple of tangible book value, a 32.3x multiple on LTM earnings and a core deposit premium of 2.3% as of March 31, 2023. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2023.

Janney is Serving as Financial AdvIisor to LCNB Corp.

About LCNB Corp.

LCNB Corp. is a financial holding company headquartered in Lebanon, Ohio. Through its subsidiary, LCNB National Bank, it serves customers and communities in Southwest and South-Central Ohio. A financial institution with a long tradition for building strong relationships with customers and communities, the bank offers convenient banking locations in Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Fayette, Franklin, Hamilton, Montgomery, Preble, Ross, and Warren Counties, Ohio. The bank continually strives to exceed customer expectations and provides an array of services for all personal and business banking needs including checking, savings, online banking, personal lending, business lending, agricultural lending, business support, deposit and treasury, investment services, trust and IRAs and stock purchases. LCNB Corp. common shares are traded on the NASDAQ Capital Market Exchange® under the symbol “LCNB.” Learn more about LCNB Corp. at

About Cincinnati Bancorp, Inc.

Cincinnati Bancorp, Inc. is the parent company of Cincinnati Federal. Cincinnati Federal is a community bank that operates through its main office in Green Township and three full-service branches in Greater Cincinnati (Anderson, Miami Heights, and Price Hill), and a full-service branch in Florence, Kentucky. It also operates a lending center in Milford, Ohio. Learn more about Cincinnati Bancorp, Inc. at

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