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Hoptry of First Merchants Bank Named 2021 IBA Woman of the Year

November 12, 2021
MUNCIE, IN. -- First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ - FRME) is proud to announce Jadira Hoptry, Director of Community Lending and Development, as the 2021 Indiana Bankers Association (IBA) Woman of the Year. The award, sponsored by Krieg DeVault LLP, recognizes female professionals who best demonstrate professional excellence, community service and a passion for supporting other women to reach their full potential – whether in banking or other fields.

Level One Bank and First Merchants Bank: Banking, Together

November 4, 2021
MUNCIE, IN. and FARMINGTON HILLS, MI, November 4, 2021 -- First Merchants Corporation (Nasdaq: FRME) and Level One Bancorp, Inc., (Nasdaq: LEVL) today announced they have executed a definitive Merger Agreement by which Level One Bancorp, Inc. will merge with and into First Merchants Corporation in a stock and cash transaction valued at approximately $332.5 million. Upon completion of the merger, Level One Bank will merge with and into First Merchants Bank.