LODI, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Farmers & Merchants Bancorp (OTCQX:FMCB), a bank holding company headquartered in Lodi, California, today announced that the shareholders of Delta National Bancorp have approved FMCB’s previously announced acquisition of Delta National Bancorp, the parent company of Delta Bank N.A., a community bank headquartered in Manteca, California.
Farmers & Merchants Bancorp’s Chairman, President and CEO Kent Steinwert said, “We are pleased that this transaction continues to move forward as scheduled, and we are planning for a closing date in mid-to-late November 2016, subject to the satisfaction of the remaining conditions set forth in the Definitive Agreement. We continue to believe this business combination offers customers and shareholders advantages and will provide F&M Bank entry into two new markets, Manteca and Riverbank, while enhancing our existing position in Turlock and Modesto.”
About Delta National Bancorp
Delta National Bancorp is the parent holding company for Delta Bank National Association, a locally owned and operated community bank established in 1973, serving the needs of consumers and businesses through four locations in Stanislaus and San Joaquin counties. As of June 30, 2016, the Bank had approximately $109 million in total assets and serves the communities of Manteca, Riverbank, Modesto and Turlock.
About Farmers & Merchants Bancorp
Farmers & Merchants Bancorp is the parent company of Farmers & Merchants Bank of Central California, also known as F&M Bank, which is currently celebrating its 100th anniversary. Founded in 1916, F&M Bank is a locally owned and operated community bank which proudly serves California through 24 convenient locations. As of June 30, 2016, the Bank had approximately $2.7 billion in total assets. The Bank recently expanded into the Bay Area with new full service branches in Walnut Creek and Concord. The FDIC awarded F&M Bank the highest possible rating of "Outstanding" in their CRA Evaluation, and the Bank has received BauerFinancial’s highest, five-star rating for 24 consecutive years, longer than any other commercial bank in the State of California. The Bank offers a full complement of loan, deposit, equipment leasing, and treasury management products to businesses, as well as a full suite of consumer banking products. For more information about Farmers & Merchants Bancorp and F&M Bank visit www.fmbonline.com.
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