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2014 - SCB Bancorp

SCB Bancorp, Inc. has been acquired by Horizon Bancorp


On April 3, 2014, Horizon Bancorp (NASDAQ GM: HBNC) (“Horizon”) announced the completion of the acquisition of SCB Bancorp, Inc. (“SCB”) and Summit Community Bank through the merger that was initially announced on November 13, 2013. Pursuant to the merger, SCB was merged into Horizon and simultaneously Summit Community Bank was merged into Horizon Bank, N.A. Under the terms of the merger agreement, shareholders of SCB received fixed consideration of 0.4904 shares of Horizon common stock and $5.15 in cash for each share of SCB common stock. Based upon the April 2, 2014, closing price of $22.44 per share of Horizon common stock, the transaction is valued at approximately $18.8 million.

The team of bankers at Summit Community Bank will continue to be led by John Abbott, the Bank’s former President and Chief Executive Officer. It is also expected that Horizon will establish a local advisory board in the greater Lansing area that will be appointed by Mr. Abbott.

Our Client


SCB Bancorp, Inc., headquartered in East Lansing, Michigan, is the bank holding company for Summit Community Bank. Founded in 2002, SCB offers a full range of banking services with two branch locations and one mortgage center serving the greater Lansing area. As of September 30, 2013, Summit Community Bank had total assets of approximately $161.0 million, gross loans of $132.8 million, and total deposits of $126.2 million.

Transaction Partner


Horizon Bancorp is a community bank holding company headquartered in Michigan City, Indiana with total assets of $1.8 billion as of September 30, 2013. Horizon Bancorp's wholly-owned subsidiary, Horizon Bank, still operates under its original charter, dating back to 1873, with a footprint of twenty-nine offices extending throughout northern and central Indiana as well as southwestern Michigan. Horizon also offers mortgage-banking services throughout the Midwest.


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Financial Institutions
Managing Director
Financial Institutions