Horizon Bancorp Announces Closing Of CNB Bancorp Merger

Horizon Bancorp (NASDAQ: HBNC)("Horizon"), the parent of Horizon Bank, N.A., ("Horizon Bank") announces the completion of the acquisition of CNB Bancorp ("CNB"), parent company of The Central National Bank and Trust Company ("Central National Bank & Trust") of Attica, Indiana, effective November 7, 2016. A subsidiary of Horizon was merged into CNB, and then CNB was merged into Horizon. At the same time, Central National Bank & Trust was merged into Horizon Bank. As previously announced, both banks will operate under the name Horizon Bank.

As part of this transaction, Horizon Bank will add two new branches to expand its branch network to fifty-six offices throughout northern and central Indiana and southern Michigan. "We're confident customers will be pleased that the familiar faces they've come to know and trust will remain with Horizon at these branches. Their commitment to their customers shines through and truly shows in all that they do," said Craig M. Dwight, Horizon Bank's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

William C. McAdams, former Chief Executive Officer of Central National Bank & Trust stated, "We are pleased to join a company that instills the same values as CNB has throughout the years. Horizon's demonstrated commitment to preserve community banking, retention of local staff, commitment to community involvement, and personal service is why we trust Horizon will serve our customers and local communities just as we have."

Dwight further commented, "Horizon looks forward to the enhancements the Central National Bank & Trust's customer base will experience through our extensive product and service offerings, and on-line banking services, as well as higher lending limits and cash management tools to better serve the business and agricultural communities."

Horizon is pleased to name a life-long resident of the community, Sherri McGraw, as local Market President. "I look forward to all of the new opportunities Horizon will bring to Attica where I can continue to personally serve the banking needs of my local community," commented Ms. McGraw.

If you liked this article you might like

Insider Trading Alert - HBNC, MKSI And BDN Traded By Insiders

Insider Trading Alert - HBNC, MKSI And BDN Traded By Insiders

Insider Trading Alert - CFX, G And HBNC Traded By Insiders

Horizon Bancorp Named Top Dividend Stock With Insider Buying And 2.14% Yield (HBNC)

Wells Fargo, PNC Fall on Downgrades Ahead of 2Q Reports