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February 21, 2019
German American Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: GABC) ("German American") and Citizens First Corporation, Bowling Green, Kentucky (NASDAQ: CZFC) ("Citizens First"), announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement to merge Citizens First into German American. Upon completion of the transaction, Citizens First’s subsidiary bank, Citizens First Bank, Inc., will be merged into German American's subsidiary bank, German American Bank.
January 29, 2019
German American Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: GABC) reported that the Company has achieved record annual earnings for the year ended on December 31, 2018, marking the 9th consecutive year of record performance.
January 11, 2019
German American Insurance participated in the Tour of Honor Program sponsored by Pekin Insurance to honor those who served in our military by supporting the Honor Flight Network. For every life insurance application German American Insurance submitted through Pekin Insurance, money was donated to the Honor Flight Network.
December 10, 2018
German American Bank’s utilization of the US SBA 504 loan program for small businesses was recognized by Indiana Statewide Certified Development Corporation at its annual meeting.
November 19, 2018
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Security Summit partners today warned the public of a surge of fraudulent emails impersonating the IRS and using tax transcripts as bait to entice users to open documents containing malware.
October 29, 2018
German American Bancorp, Inc. (GABC) Reports Third Quarter Earnings for 2018.
October 15, 2018
German American Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GABC) announced today that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of First Security, Inc., the parent company of First Security Bank, Inc. of Owensboro, Kentucky, effective as of October 15, 2018.
August 6, 2018
German American announces that James (Jim) A. Huebner, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at OFS Brands, has joined Zach Bawel, Peter Ariens, Matt Eckert, and Ken D. Mulzer, Jr., to serve on the 2019 - 2020 South Central Region Advisory Board.
July 30, 2018
German American Bancorp, Inc. (GABC) Reports Second Quarter Earnings for 2018.
July 27, 2018
Marsh, Berry & Company, Inc. (“MarshBerry”), recently named German American Insurance as one of five independent insurance agencies throughout the United States to receive honorable mentions in its inaugural MAX Performer recognition award. The award recognizes independent agencies that have strong financials, foster a client-first culture, and strive for operational excellence with an innovative mind-set.
June 29, 2018
German American Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GABC) today announced that Zachary W. Bawel has been appointed to its Board of Directors, effective July 1, 2018. Mr. Bawel has also been appointed to the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors, and to the board of directors of the Company’s bank subsidiary, German American Bank.
June 4, 2018
German American Bank announces the promotion of Erin Kindle as a Wealth Advisor in Madison, Indiana. Erin, along with John Muessel, Vice President and Senior Wealth Advisor, are proud to serve Ripley and Jefferson Counties, along with Carroll County, Kentucky. For customers who are interested in Asset Management, Trust Administration, Estate Planning, or retirement plans and services, our Wealth Advisory team specializes in customized wealth advisory solutions delivered with prompt, accurate, and courteous service.
May 23, 2018
German American Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:GABC) ("German American") and First Security, Inc. (OTCQX:FIIT) ("First Security") announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement to merge First Security into German American. Upon completion of the transaction, First Security’s subsidiary bank, First Security Bank, Inc., will be merged into German American's subsidiary bank, German American Bank.
May 22, 2018
German American Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: GABC) has announced its banking subsidiary, German American Bank (“German American”) has completed the acquisition of the five branch network in Columbus and Greensburg, Indiana from First Financial Bank (formerly MainSource Bank) (“First Financial”).
May 16, 2018
German American Bank has partnered with the AllPoint ATM network, the world’s largest surcharge-free ATM network, to offer customers expanded access to a network of over 55,000 fee-free ATMs worldwide.
May 11, 2018
German American Bank has been honored as a Five Star Member of the Indiana Bankers Association (IBA). The award was presented on May 2 at the IBA Mega Conference in downtown Indianapolis, in recognition of German American Bank’s Association involvement throughout 2017.
February 13, 2018
German American Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: GABC) today announced that its banking subsidiary, German American Bancorp ("German American"), has signed a definitive agreement to acquire five branches in Columbus and Greensburg, Indiana, with approximately $160 million deposits and $134 million in loans, as of December 31, 2017, from MainSource Bank ("MainSource"), the banking subsidiary of MainSource Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MSFG).
January 22, 2018
German American Bank was recently recognized by the Indiana Statewide Certified Development Corporation (CDC) as one of their top two 2017 Small Business Administration (SBA) 504 lenders in Indiana. Dan Collignon, a Regional Executive Vice President and Commercial Credit Officer at German American Bank, was also recognized individually as having created the most SBA 504 loan debenture dollars in 2017.
December 14, 2017
Gene Mattingly, German American Senior Vice President, Senior Financial Consultant, Accredited Investment Fiduciary, has been selected as one of Bank Investment Consultant magazine's top 100 Advisors in the United States.
November 2, 2017
Alisha Roberts has recently joined the German American Insurance team as a Personal Risk Manager serving Bartholomew, Jackson and Jennings Counties.
October 10, 2017
September 8, 2017
New regulations for the financial industry will affect the speed of electronic payments and access to financial information.
Beginning Friday, September 15th, German American, along with every other financial institution in the country, will be required to follow new electronic payment regulations which will change the times that we apply certain electronic debit payments to your account.
August 17, 2017
German American Bank Vice President Invests in Afforable Housing
John Clauss, German American Bank Vice President, Commercial Banking, received the Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis 2017 Community Spirit Award August 16 at the Indiana Housing Conference for affordable housing professionals in Indiana.
August 9, 2017
June 29, 2017
German American Insurance announces that Brent Pfister has earned his Cerfitied School Risk Manager Designation.
March 14, 2017
Mark A. Schroeder, a chairman and chief executive officer of German American Bancorp, Jasper, has been honored with a concurrent resolution by the Indiana Senate and House.
January 3, 2017
German American Insurance is please to announce that the Adams Insurance Agency in Madison became German American Insurance effective January 1, 2017.
August 19, 2016
German American announces the promotion of Jim McDonald to Regional Executive Vice President Agricultural and Commercial Lending.
July 8, 2016
JASPER, Ind., German American Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: GABC) and its banking subsidiary, German American Bancorp has announced a number of promotions to its executive and senior officer group. Mark A. Schroeder, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, made the following comments regarding the announcement, “In response to the tremendous growth we‘ve experienced as a Company in recent years and in preparation for what we see as continued, excellent prospects for future growth, we are very pleased to announce the following executive promotions.”
May 4, 2016
VINCENNES, Ind. - German American Bank has joined the growing number of community organizations backing Kimmell Park improvements in Vincennes.
April 1, 2016
German American Insurance has been selected for membership in the Safeco Premier Partner Program, which recognizes the outstanding achievement and partnership of only the best agencies.
January 26, 2016
It's that time of year - tax time. It's also a great time to get up to speed on tax-related scams. Here are two ways tax scammers might target you and what you can do about it.