First Merchants Bank, History

The following are a list of major historical events for First Merchants Bank, including mergers and acquisitions.

1893-03-13Institution established: Original name:The Merchants National Bank of Muncie
1991-12-16Changed name to First Merchants Bank National Association
2006-01-01Acquired First United Bank, National Association (202) in MIDDLETOWN, IN
2007-04-01Acquired United Communities National Bank (15620) in WINCHESTER, IN
2007-04-01Acquired The First National Bank of Portland (4371) in PORTLAND, IN
2007-04-01Acquired Frances Slocum Bank and Trust Company, National Association (18927) in WABASH, IN
2007-04-01Acquired Decatur Bank and Trust Company, National Association (19668) in DECATUR, IN
2009-09-25Acquired First Merchants Bank of Central Indiana, National Association (8047) in ANDERSON, IN
2009-09-25Acquired Lafayette Bank and Trust Company, National Association (16512) in LAFAYETTE, IN
2009-09-25Acquired Commerce National Bank (33433) in COLUMBUS, OH
2010-09-17Acquired First Merchants Trust Company, National Association (57573) in MUNCIE, IN
2012-02-10Acquired SCB Bank (29761) in SHELBYVILLE, IN as part of a government assisted transaction.
2013-11-13Acquired Citizens Financial Bank (29367) in MUNSTER, IN
2014-11-08Acquired Community Bank (13147) in NOBLESVILLE, IN
2015-04-17Acquired Cooper State Bank (58041) in DUBLIN, OH
2015-12-31Acquired Ameriana Bank (29031) in NEW CASTLE, IN
2016-04-15Changed name to First Merchants Bank
2016-04-15Changed primary regulatory agency from COMPTROLLER OF THE CURRENCY to FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION
2016-04-15Changed institution class to INSURED COMMERCIAL BANKS, STATE, NOT MEMBERS OF THE FRS
2017-05-19Acquired The Arlington Bank (34977) in UPPER ARLINGTON, OH
2017-07-14Acquired IAB Financial Bank (16400) in FORT WAYNE, IN
2019-09-01Acquired Monroe Bank & Trust (12181) in MONROE, MI