Cummings & Company, LLC
Cummings & Company, LLC 

Cummings & Company, LLC advices Central Bancshares, Inc.

On July 1, 2016 Central Bancshares, Inc., headquartered in Muscatine, Iowa completed its acquisition of Brimfield Bank, Brimfield, Illinois.  Cummings & Company, LLC acted as financial advisor to Central Bancshares.

Cummings & Company, LLC advises Town and Country Bank

On January 26, 2016 Town and Country Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Town and Country Financial Corporation (OTC Pink:TWCF) headquartered in Springfield, Illinois entered into a Purchase and Assumption Agreement to acquire the Fairview Heights, Illinois branch, of Centrue Bank, headquartered in Streator, Illinois.  Cummings & Company, LLC acted as financial advisor to Town and Country Bank.

Cummings & Company, LLC advises Town and Country Financial Corporation

On February 29, 2016 Town and Country Financial Corporation (OTC Pink:TWCF) headquartered in Springfield, Illinois completed its acquisition of West Plains Investors, Inc., headquartered in Jacksonville, Illinois.  Cummings & Company, LLC acted as financial advisor to Town and Country Financial Corporation.

Cummings & Company, LLC advises Horizon Bancorp

On July 1, 2015, Horizon Bancorp (NASDAQ:HBNC), headquartered in Michigan City, Indiana, completed the acquisition of Peoples Bancorp, Inc. (OTC Pink:PBNI), headquartered in Auburn, Indiana.. Cummings & Company, LLC acted as financial advisor to Horizon Bancorp in this transaction.

Cummings & Company, LLC advises Central Bancshares, Inc.

On April 1, 2015, Central Bancshares, Inc., headquartered in Muscatine, Iowa, completed its acquisition of the Buffalo Prairie State Bank, headquartered in Buffalo Prairie, Illinois.  Cummings & Company, LLC acted as financial advisor to Central Bancshares, Inc. in this transaction.

Cummings & Company, LLC advises First Farmers Financial Corporation

On April 17. 2015,  First Farmers Bank & Trust Co., headquartered in Converse, Indiana, completed its acquisition of Community Bank, Hoopeston, Illinois, United Community Bank, Oakwood, Illinois, and First National Bank of Chrisman, Chrisman, Illinois.  Cummings & Company, LLC acted as financial advisor to First Farmers Financial Corporation and First Farmers Bank & Trust Co. in these transactions.

Cummings & Company, LLC advises Southeast National Bank

On September 15, 2014, McLaughlin Holding Company and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Southeast National Bank, both headquartered in Moline, Illinois completed the acquisition of Buffalo Savings Bank, headquartered in Buffalo, Iowa.  Cummings & Company, LLC acted as financial advisor to McLaughlin and Southeast National in this transaction.

Cummings & Company, LLC advises Horizon Bancorp

On April 3, 2014, Horizon Bancorp (Nasdaq Global Market:HBNC) headquartered in Michigan City, Indiana completed its previously announced acquisition of SCB Bancorp, Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiary Summit Community Bank, both headquartered in East Lansing, Michigan.  Cummings & Company, LLC acted as financial advisor to Horizon Bancorp in this transaction.

Cummings & Company, LLC advises Landmark National Bank

On November 1, 2013, Landmark National Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Landmark Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:LARK) completed its previously announced acquisition of  Citizens Bank, NA, headquartered in Fort Scott, Kansas. Cummings & Company, LLC acted as financial advisor to Landmark National Bank and Landmark Bancorp, Inc. in this transaction.

Cummings & Company, LLC advises Pontiac Bancorp

On December 31, 2012, Pontiac Bancorp (Pink:PONT) headquartered in Pontiac, Illinois completed its acquisition of Bluestem Financial Corp, headquartered in Fairbury, Illinois.  Cummings & Company, LLC acted as financial advisor to Ponitac Bancorp, Inc. in this transaction.

Cummings & Company, LLC advises Horizon Bancorp

On July 17, 2012, Horizon Bancorp (Nasdaq Global Market:HBNC), headquartered in Michigan City, Indiana completed its acquisition of Heartland Bancshares, Inc. (OTCBB:HRTB), headquartered in Franklin, Indiana.  Cummings & Company, LLC acted as financial advisor to Horizon Bancorp in this transaction.


Cummings & Company, LLC advises Landmark National Bank

On April 1, 2012 Landmark National Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Landmark Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:LARK) completed its acquisition of The Wellsville Bank and joined in by Wellsville Bancshares, Inc., both of Wellsville, Kansas.  Cummings & Company, LLC acted as financial advisor to Landmark National Bank in this transaction

Cummings & Company, LLC advises Piedmont Community Bank

On November 15, 2010 Piedmont Community Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Piedmont Community Bank Group, Inc. (Pink: PCBN) headquartered in Gray, Georgia,  signed an Agreement of Sale to sell its branch office located at 4511 Forsyth Road in Macon, Georgia to American Pride Bank.   Cummings & Company, LLC acted as financial advisor to Piedmont Community Bank.

Horizon Bancorp completes acquisition

On May 28, 2010 Horizon Bancorp (NASDAQ Global Market:HBNC) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Horizon Bank, NA completed the purchase of certain assets from American Trust & Savings Bank of Whiting, Indiana and its parent AM TRU, Inc. and the assumption of all of the deposits and other liabilites of American Trust & Savings and certain liabilites of AM TRU.  Cummings & Company, LLC acted as financial advisor to Horizon Bancorp.

Palm Financial transaction terminated

On July 17, 2009 the board of SouthFirst Bancshares, Inc. (OTCBB: SZBI) terminated the planned merger with Palm Financial, Inc.  Cummings & Company, LLC acted as financial advisor to Palm Financial, Inc.

Landmark National Bank consummates Branch Purchase

On May 8, 2009 Landmark National Bank, Manhattan, Kansas completed the acquisition of the Lawrence, Kansas branch of Cornerbank, NA, Winfield, Kansas.  Cummings & Company, LLC acted as financial advisor to Landmark National Bank in this transaction.

Cummings & Company, LLC advises Palm Financial, Inc.

On February 23, 2009 Palm Financial, Inc. of Boca Raton, Florida announced it had signed a merger agreement with SouthFirst Bancshares, Inc. of Sylacauga, Alabama (OTCBB: SZBI).  Cummings & Company, LLC acted as financial advisor to Palm Financial, Inc. in this transaction.

Cummings & Company, LLC advises Landmark National Bank in Branch Purchase


On January 9, 2009 Landmark National Bank, Manhattan, Kansas announced the signing of a purchase and assumption agreement to acquire the Lawrence, Kansas branch of Cornerbank, NA, Winfield, Kansas.  Cummings & Company, LLC acted as financial advisor to Landmark National Bank in this transaction.


Cummings & Company, LLC provides investment banking and advisory services to regional and community banks and thrifts throughout the United States.  Our focus is on working with senior managment and boards of directors in creating value for shareholders.  Particular emphasis is placed on mergers and acquisitions and assessing strategic alternatives.  We have considerable experience in working on both buyside and sellside engagements of whole orgagnizations and branch transactions.

Given the breadth of our experience and industry expertise, we are uniquely qualified to assist banking organizations as they plan for the future. 

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