Horizon Bancorp, Inc. ("Horizon" or the "Company") is a registered bank holding company incorporated in Indiana and headquartered in Michigan City, Indiana. Horizon provides a broad range of banking services in the Northern and Central regions of Indiana and the Southern, Central and Great Lakes Bay regions of Michigan through its bank subsidiary, Horizon Bank ("Horizon Bank" or the "Bank") and other affiliated entities and Horizon Risk Management, Inc. Horizon operates as a single segment, which is commercial banking. Horizon's common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol HBNC. Horizon Bank (formerly known as "Horizon Bank, N.A.") was a national association until its conversion to an Indiana commercial bank effective June 23, 2017. Prior to that date, Horizon was chartered as a national banking association founded in 1873. The Bank is a full-service commercial bank offering commercial and retail banking services, corporate and individual trust and agency services and other services incident to banking. Horizon Risk Management, Inc. is a captive insurance company incorporated in Nevada and was formed as a wholly owned subsidiary of Horizon.
On October 29, 2018, Horizon entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger (the "Merger Agreement") providing for Horizon's acquisition of Salin Bancshares, Inc. ("Salin"). Pursuant to the Merger Agreement, Salin will merge with and into Horizon, with Horizon surviving the merger (the "Merger"), and Salin Bank and Trust Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Salin, will merge with and into Horizon Bank, with Horizon Bank as the surviving bank.
The boards of directors of each of Horizon and Salin have approved the merger and the Merger Agreement. Subject to the approval of the Merger by Salin shareholders, regulatory approvals and other closing conditions, the parties anticipate completing the Merger during the first quarter of 2019.