SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): December 14, 2020
THE FIRST BANCORP, INC.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
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Item 2.01 Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets Page 1
Signatures Page 2
Section 2 - Financial Information
Item 2.01 Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets.
First National Bank Finalizes Purchase
On Monday, December 14, 2020, First National Bank completed the purchase of a bank branch at 1B Belmont Avenue in Belfast, Maine from Bangor Savings Bank. The transaction value per the preliminary closing statement is $25.2 million, consisting of loans, the building, equipment, and deposit premium. Prior to completing the transaction, First National Bank obtained all required legal and regulatory approvals.
The 1B Belmont Avenue branch in Belfast was previously operated by Damariscotta Bank and Trust and was purchased from Bangor Savings Bank. It was one of six Maine branches Bangor Savings Bank acquired from Damariscotta Bank and Trust and was divested to resolve concerns in the market raised by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
THE FIRST BANCORP, INC.
By: /s/ Richard M. Elder
Richard M. Elder
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
December 14, 2020