General Description of Registrant’s Business and Its Development
DNB Financial Corporation (the “Registrant” or “DNB”), a Pennsylvania business corporation, is a bank holding company registered with and supervised by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Federal Reserve Board). The Registrant was incorporated on October 28, 1982 and commenced operations on July 1, 1983 upon consummation of the acquisition of all of the outstanding stock of Downingtown National Bank, now known as DNB First, National Association (the “Bank”). Since commencing operations, DNB’s business has consisted primarily of managing and supervising the Bank, and its principal source of income has been derived from the Bank. At December 31, 2018, DNB had total consolidated assets, total liabilities and stockholders’ equity of $1.2 billion, $1.0 billion, and $111.8 million, respectively.
The Bank was organized in 1860. The Bank is a national banking association that is a member of the Federal Reserve System, the deposits of which are insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (“FDIC”). The Bank is a full service commercial bank providing a wide range of services to individuals and small to medium sized businesses in the southeastern Pennsylvania market area, including accepting time, demand, and savings deposits and making secured and unsecured commercial, real estate and consumer loans. In addition, the Bank has fifteen (15) full service branches and a full-service wealth management group known as “DNB First Wealth Management.” The Bank’s financial subsidiary, DNB Financial Services, Inc., (also known as “DNB Investments & Insurance”) is a Pennsylvania licensed insurance agency, which, through a third party marketing agreement with Cetera Investment Services, LLC, sells a broad variety of insurance and investment products. The Bank’s other subsidiaries are Downco, Inc. and DN Acquisition Company, Inc. which were incorporated in December 1995 and December 2008, respectively, for the purpose of acquiring and holding Other Real Estate Owned acquired through foreclosure or deed in-lieu-of foreclosure, as well as Bank-occupied real estate.