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First Merchants Finalizes its Merger with Monroe Bank & Trust

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ: FRME) and MBT Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: MBTF) have finalized a merger of the two companies. Following regulatory approvals last month, the companies consummated their legal closing through a 100% stock transaction effective September 1, 2019. As previously announced in late 2018, Monroe Bank & Trust will also merge with and into First Merchants Bank. 

Ways to protect your business again fraud.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

According to the 2019 AFP - Payments Fraud and Control survey report: 80% of organizations experienced Business Email Compromise (BEC).

FMB Serves Community Day at the YWCA of Central Indiana

Monday, May 20, 2019

In April, team members from the Muncie East Region participated in a FMB Serves Community Day at the YWCA of Central Indiana.

First Merchants named one of the Best Places to Work in Indiana, Ohio and Illinois

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

First Merchants Bank has been recognized as a company that represents the gold standard for creating a successful culture in which employees can thrive. 

First Merchants Gold Shield Awards

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

First Merchants held our 2019 Gold Shield Awards on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at the Horizon Convention Center in Muncie, IN. The day was focused  on recognizing our best and brightest, providing 40 awards  in the areas of Sales Excellence, Service Excellence, Cornerstone Excellence and Community Excellence.

First Merchants jumps to #2 on Forbes list of top U.S. banks for 2019

Monday, February 4, 2019

Forbes has released its 2019 list of “America’s Best Banks” and for the second straight year, First Merchants Bank, one of Indiana’s legacy financial institution sits near the top.  As the largest financial services holding company in Central Indiana and second largest in the state, First Merchants was ranked by Forbes as the country’s second best bank.

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