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German American Bancorp, Inc. Reports Increase In Quarterly Earnings

JASPER, Ind., April 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- German American Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:GABC) reported increased quarterly earnings and continued balance sheet growth during the first quarter of 2013, as compared to the same quarter of the prior year. German American's first quarter 2013 net income of $5.8 million, or $0.46 per share, represented an increase of approximately 5%, on a per share basis, above the net income of $5.6 million, or $0.44 per share, reported in the first quarter of 2012.

As compared to the same quarter prior year results, this quarter's earnings were positively affected by a $1.1 million increase in total non-interest income, driven primarily by an approximately $400 thousand increase in insurance revenue and a $200 thousand increase in trust fees, as well as a nearly $600 thousand elevated level of net gains on the sales of securities in the current year.

Further enhancing the level of the Company's first quarter 2013 earnings was a $340 thousand reduction in the amount of provision for loan loss from that booked during the prior year's first quarter. This reduction in the level of loan loss provision was related to a continued improvement during the first quarter of this year of an already strong level of asset quality within the Company's loan portfolio.

German American also reported higher levels of loans and deposits as compared to the first quarter of last year. March 31, 2013 loans outstanding increased by $100 million, or 9%, while total deposits increased by approximately $55 million, or 3%, compared to March 31, 2012 total loans and deposits. This increase in both loans and deposits during the past year is reflective of the Company's continued success in growing its base of both lending clients and deposit customers.

The Company's net interest income declined by approximately $400 thousand while total non-interest expenses increased by approximately $875 thousand during the current year first quarter from the levels recorded during the first quarter of last year. The decline in net interest income during the first quarter of 2013 compared with the first quarter of 2012 was largely attributable to a decline in the accretion of loan discounts on acquired loans. The increase in total non-interest expenses in the current year first quarter relative to that of the same quarter last year resulted from increases of approximately $475 thousand in salaries and benefits and $250 thousand increase in data processing expenses.

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