Barack Ferrazzano Financial Institutions Group Represents MidWestOne in Minneapolis Deal
The Barack Ferrazzano Financial Institutions Group acted as legal counsel for MidWestOne Financial Group in its merger agreement with Central Bancshares, Inc., leading to the merger of Central Bank into MidWestOne. With MidWestOne's 25 branches in Iowa and Central's 20 branches spread through Minnesota, western Wisconsin and Florida, the combined company is expected to have nearly $3 billion in assets, resulting in one of the premier publicly traded financial services companies operating in Iowa and Minnesota. The merger is expected to close during the second quarter of 2015. Barack Ferrazzano's legal team was led by John E. Freechack, Robert M. Fleetwood and Brad A. Kopetsky.
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MidWestOne Financial Group, Inc. is a financial holding company headquartered in Iowa City, Iowa. The Company’s bank subsidiary is also headquartered in Iowa City. MidWestOne Bank has 25 office locations in Iowa. MidWestOne Insurance Services, Inc. provides personal and business insurance services. MidWestOne Financial Group, Inc. common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol "MOFG."