CNB Financial Corporation Commences $27 Million Common Stock Offering

Jun 09, 2010, 08:54 ET from CNB Financial Corporation

CLEARFIELD, Pa., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CNB Financial Corporation (the "Company") (Nasdaq: CCNE), parent company of CNB Bank, today announced that it expects to offer and sell approximately $27 million of its common stock in a public offering. RBC Capital Markets Corporation will act as sole book-running manager and Boenning & Scattergood, Inc. will act as co-manager for the offering. The shares will be issued pursuant to a prospectus supplement filed as part of an existing shelf registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") on Form S-3. The underwriters will have a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 15% of the shares sold to cover over-allotments, if any. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering for general corporate purposes, which may include expansion of its business, investments in CNB Bank as regulatory capital to fund growth, financing of possible acquisitions, refinancing, reduction or repayment of debt or investments at the holding company level.

This news release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the securities described herein, nor shall there be any offer or sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. The Company has filed a registration statement (including a prospectus) with the SEC for the offering to which this communication relates. Prospective investors should read the prospectus in that registration statement, the preliminary prospectus supplement and other documents that the Company has filed with the SEC for more complete information about the Company and the offering. Investors may obtain these documents without charge by visiting EDGAR on the SEC website at Alternatively, copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement and the prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained from RBC Capital Markets, Three World Financial Center, 200 Vesey Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10281-8098, Attention: Equity Syndicate or by faxing (212) 428-6260 or calling (212) 428-6670.

About CNB Financial Corporation

CNB Financial Corporation is a bank holding company conducting business primarily through CNB Bank, the Company's principal subsidiary.  CNB Bank operations include a loan production office, a private banking division, and twenty-six full-service offices in Pennsylvania, including ERIEBANK, a division of CNB Bank.

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