Washington D.C. – Olsen Palmer is pleased to announce that McHenry, Illinois-based First McHenry Corporation, parent company of First National Bank of McHenry, has signed a definitive merger agreement whereby 100% of First McHenry common stock will be acquired by Beloit, Wisconsin-based Blackhawk Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQX: BHWB), parent company of Blackhawk Bank in an all-cash transaction.
The transaction price of $23.0 million equated to 1.6x the seller’s tangible book value and 25x the seller’s earnings (LTM).
Olsen Palmer LLC served as exclusive financial adviser to First McHenry Corporation. Christopher Olsen, Managing Partner, and Roger Hernandez, Director and head of the firm’s Chicago office, served as lead advisors on the transaction.
The transaction, which is subject to customary conditions including regulatory approval and approval by the shareholders of First McHenry, is expected to close in the first quarter of 2019.
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