SOURCE: Ambassador Financial Group

Ambassador Financial Group

July 01, 2015 15:34 ET

Ambassador Financial Group, Inc. Advises Juniata Valley Financial Corp. on Its Acquisition of FNBPA Bancorp Inc.

ALLENTOWN, PA--(Marketwired - Jul 1, 2015) -  Ambassador Financial Group, Inc. is pleased to announce it acted as financial adviser and provided the fairness opinion to Juniata Valley Financial Corp. in regards to its agreement to acquire FNBPA Bancorp, Inc. The transaction is expected to close by the end of the fourth quarter of 2015 subject to customary closing conditions, including receipt of regulatory approvals and approval from Juniata Valley and FNBPA stockholders.

Juniata Valley is headquartered in Mifflintown, Pennsylvania and had assets of $473 million as of March 31, 2015. Its primary subsidiary, Juniata Valley Bank, operates thirteen community bank offices in Huntingdon, Juniata, Mifflin and Perry counties. FNBPA is headquartered in Port Alleghany, Pennsylvania with three locations in McKean and Potter counties and had assets of $96 million as of March 31, 2015.

Ambassador Financial Group, a FINRA registered broker-dealer, headquartered in Allentown, PA, offers a comprehensive suite of strategic, customized solutions to community banks and thrifts nationwide, including balance sheet management, investment banking, investor relations, and capital markets services. Ambassador Financial Group's recent successes include:

  • Juniata Valley Financial Corp. (PA) $13.2 million proposed acquisition of FNBPA Bancorp, Inc. (PA)
  • York Traditions Bank (PA) $5 million private placement of subordinated debt
  • Nicolet Bankshares, Inc. (WI) $10 million private placement of subordinated debt
  • Carroll Bancorp (MD) $5.1 million private placement
  • Riverview Financial Corporation (PA) $7.8 million proposed acquisition of Citizens Bank of Meyersdale (PA)
  • Farmers and Merchants Bancorp of Western Pennsylvania (PA) merger with Nextier Inc. (PA)
  • FNBM Financial Corp. (PA) $13.4 million acquisition by GNB Financial Services, Inc. (PA)
  • Sturdy Savings Bank (NJ) acquisition of seven branches from Sun Bancorp, Inc. (NJ)
  • Franklin Security (PA) $16 million acquisition by ESSA Bancorp (PA)
  • First Choice Bank (NJ) assisted acquisition of Vantage Point Bank (PA)
  • ESSA Bancorp (PA) branch acquisition from First National Community Bancorp (PA)
  • Haven Bancorp (NJ) $27 million acquisition of Hilltop Community (NJ)
  • Riverview Financial Corporation (PA) consolidation of Union Bancorp (PA)
  • MVB Financial Corporation (WV) $19 million acquisition of Potomac Mortgage Group, LLC (VA)
  • NBT Bancorp (NY) $233 million acquisition of Alliance Financial Corporation (NY)
  • Old Line Bancorp (MD) $49 million acquisition of WSB Holdings (MD)
  • ESSA Bancorp (PA) $24 million acquisition of First Star Bancorp (PA)
  • Capital Bank (MD) branch sale to DNB First, NA (PA)

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