HERMITAGE, Pa. and BALTIMORE, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE: FNB) and OBA Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: OBAF) today announced that, at a special meeting, the shareholders of OBA Financial Services, Inc. have approved the Agreement and Plan of Merger between F.N.B. Corporation and OBA Financial Services, Inc.
As announced previously on April 8, 2014, and as approved by the boards of directors of both companies, shareholders of OBA Financial Services, Inc. will be entitled to receive 1.781 shares of F.N.B. Corporation common stock for each common share of OBA Financial Services, Inc. The exchange ratio is fixed and the transaction is expected to qualify as a tax-free exchange for shareholders of OBA Financial Services, Inc.
As of July 29, 2014, all regulatory approvals were received, and F.N.B. Corporation and OBA Financial Services, Inc. expect the merger to have an effective closing date of September 19, 2014.
About F.N.B. Corporation
F.N.B. Corporation (NYSE: FNB), headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a diversified financial services company operating in six states and three major metropolitan areas. It holds a top retail deposit market share in Pittsburgh, Baltimore, MD, and Cleveland, OH. The Company has total pro-forma assets of $15.4 billion and more than 280 banking offices throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia and Maryland. F.N.B. provides a full range of commercial banking, consumer banking and wealth management solutions through its subsidiary network which is led by its largest affiliate, First National Bank of Pennsylvania, founded in 1864. Commercial banking solutions include corporate banking, small business banking, investment real estate financing, international banking, business credit, capital markets and lease financing. The consumer banking segment provides a full line of consumer banking products and services including deposit products, mortgage lending, consumer lending and a complete suite of mobile and online banking services. F.N.B.'s wealth management services include asset management, private banking and insurance. The Company also operates Regency Finance Company, which has more than 70 consumer finance offices in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee.
The common stock of F.N.B. Corporation trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "FNB" and is included in Standard & Poor's SmallCap 600 Index with the Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) Regional Banks Sub-Industry Index. Customers, shareholders and investors can learn more about this regional financial institution by visiting the F.N.B. Corporation web site at www.fnbcorporation.com.
About OBA Financial Services, Inc.
OBA Financial Services, Inc. serves as the holding company for its wholly owned subsidiary, OBA Bank, which has 6 banking offices in Montgomery, Anne Arundel, and Howard Counties. The common stock of OBA Financial Services, Inc. is traded under the trading symbol "OBAF" on the NASDAQ National Market System.
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