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Merger Between MainSource, First Financial Banks Given Approval By Federal Regulators

MainSource Bank branches will eventually become First Financial Bank branches and the companies say it is "business as usual" once the merger is complete after Apr. 1.

GREENSBURG, Ind. -- The merger between MainSource Financial Group, Inc. and First Financial Bancorp has been approved by federal regulators, says Inside Indiana Business.  

The $1 billion merger between the two is expected to close on Apr. 1 according to a release from both banks.

MainSource Bank branches will eventually become First Financial Bank branches and the companies say it is "business as usual" once the merger is complete. 

The banks announced the sale of five MainSource Bank branches in Bartholomew and Decatur Counties to German American Bancorp Inc. based out of Jasper, Indiana as part of the agreement.

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