Mid Penn Bancorp, Inc. Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Brunswick Bancorp

Mid Penn Bank is a Member of PACB

Acquisition results in a meaningful expansion into the attractive central New Jersey market and results in a combined bank with approximately $5.0 billion in assets 

HARRISBURG, PA — Mid Penn Bancorp, Inc. (“Mid Penn”) (NASDAQ:MPB), headquartered in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and Brunswick Bancorp (“Brunswick”) (OTCPK:BRBW), headquartered in New Brunswick, New Jersey, jointly announced on December 20, 2022, the signing of a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Mid Penn will acquire Brunswick in a combination cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $53.9 million. 

The merger, which is expected to close in the second quarter of 2023, will expand Mid Penn’s footprint into the attractive central New Jersey market. Upon completion of the transaction, Mid Penn will add five total financial centers, four in Middlesex County and one in Monmouth County. 

Founded in 1902, Brunswick had $381.6 million in assets, $279.8 million in deposits and $302.5 million in gross loans, as of September 30, 2022. Under Mid Penn’s ownership, Brunswick customers will have access to an expanded product and services offering, with the strength and enhanced lending capabilities afforded by Mid Penn’s larger balance sheet. The transaction creates a combined community banking franchise with approximately $5.0 billion in assets, $4.2 billion in deposits and $3.8 billion in gross loans. 

“We are enthusiastic to partner with Brunswick as our first formal step into the dynamic central New Jersey community,” said Mid Penn Chair, President and CEO Rory G. Ritrievi. “Brunswick, under the direction of Executive Chair Frank Gumina, President and CEO Nick Frungillo, Jr. and their strong staff of professionals has built a solid reputation as a dependable bank for the numerous businesses and consumers in the communities they serve. We look forward to providing the strength of our balance sheet and our own relationship building expertise in enhancing and expanding upon their success. We feel confident that this combination will, in a very short period of time, create one of the most dynamic and organically growth-oriented financial institutions in that region.”

About Mid Penn Bancorp, Inc.

Mid Penn Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ: MPB), headquartered in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, is the parent company of Mid Penn Bank, a full-service commercial bank, and MPB Financial Services, LLC, a provider of specialized investment strategies, insurance, and planning services to individuals, families, and businesses. Mid Penn operates retail locations in 16 counties throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, has total assets in excess of $4.3 billion, and offers a comprehensive portfolio of financial products and services to the communities it serves. To learn more, please visit www.midpennbank.com.



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