FARMERS & MERCHANTS BANK OF ORFORDVILLE HAS AGREED TO BE ACQUIRED BY BANK OF BRODHEAD

Olsen Palmer is pleased to announce that Farmers & Merchants Bank of Orfordville (“Farmers & Merchants Bank”) has entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger to be acquired by Brodhead Bancshares, Inc., parent of The Bank of Brodhead.

Olsen Palmer LLC served as exclusive financial advisor to Farmers & Merchants Bank in connection with this transaction.

Olsen Palmer remains ranked as a Top 5 bank M&A advisory firm according to SNL Financial/S&P Global, based on the number of whole-bank M&A transactions advised upon in 2019 year-to-date.

The transaction is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2019 pending regulatory and shareholder approvals as well as other customary closing conditions. Brodhead Bancshares, Inc. will be the holding company for both banks following closing of the transaction and it is anticipated that Farmers & Merchants Bank will be merged with and into The Bank of Brodhead at a future date.

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