S&T Bancorp, DNB Financial to merge in $206M transaction.
S&T Bancorp, Inc. (STBA), the holding company for S&T Bank, with operations in five markets including Western Pennsylvania, Central Pennsylvania, Northeast Ohio, Central Ohio, and Upstate New York, and DNB Financial Corporation (DNBF), the holding company for DNB First, a community bank headquartered in Downingtown, Pennsylvania with 14 locations, jointly announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which S&T will acquire DNB in an all-stock transaction. DNB shareholders will receive 1.22 shares of S&T stock for each share of DNB stock. Based on S&T's June 4, 2019 closing price of $38.75 per share, the transaction will have an aggregate value of approximately $206M, or $47.28 per share. The merger will expand S&T's footprint into Southeastern Pennsylvania, gaining a new presence in Chester, Delaware, and Philadelphia counties. On a combined basis, S&T will have approximately $8.4B in total assets. The terms of the merger agreement have been unanimously approved by the boards of directors of both companies. The transaction is expected to be a tax-free exchange to the shareholders of DNB. S&T expects the merger to be accretive to earnings per share in 2020. S&T and DNB expect to complete the transaction during the fourth quarter of 2019 after satisfaction of customary closing conditions, including regulatory approvals and the approval of the shareholders of DNB.
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|Date:||Jun 5, 2019|
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