SOURCE: Mackinac Financial Corporation

Mackinac Financial Corporation

January 02, 2014 10:59 ET

Mackinac Financial Corporation Completes the Redemption of Remaining TARP Stock

MANISTIQUE, MI--(Marketwired - Jan 2, 2014) -  Mackinac Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: MFNC), the bank holding company for mBank (the "Bank"), today announced that on December 31, 2013, it completed the redemption of its remaining 4,000 shares of outstanding Series A fixed rate cumulative preferred stock.

The shares were originally issued to the U.S. Department of Treasury under the TARP Capital Purchase Program and subsequently sold by the Treasury to private investors. Following completion of the redemption, no shares of the preferred stock remain outstanding.

The redemption price for the preferred shares was the stated liquidation preference amount of $1,000 per shares, plus and accrued and unpaid dividends, a total cost of $4.026 million, which was funded with a combination of a dividend to the Corporation of retained earnings from mBank, its wholly owned bank subsidiary and borrowing from the Corporation's revolving line of credit. Following the completion of the redemption, the capital ratios of the Corporation and the Bank continue to exceed regulatory standards to be categorized as well-capitalized.

Mackinac Financial Corporation is a registered bank holding company formed under the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 with assets in excess of $550 million and whose common stock is traded on the NASDAQ stock market as "MFNC." The principal subsidiary of the Corporation is mBank. Headquartered in Manistique, Michigan, mBank has 11 branch locations; seven in the Upper Peninsula, three in the Northern Lower Peninsula and one in Oakland County, Michigan. The Corporation's banking services include commercial lending and treasury management products and services geared toward small to mid-sized businesses, as well as a full array of personal and business deposit products and consumer loans.

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