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MBT FINANCIAL CORP. SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces Investigation of Merger

October 10, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 10, 2018--Rigrodsky & Long, P.A.:

Do you own shares of MBT Financial Corp. (NASDAQ GS: )? Did you purchase any of your shares prior to October 10, 2018? Do you think the proposed merger is fair? Do you want to discuss your rights?

Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. announces that it is investigating potential legal claims against the board of directors of MBT Financial Corp. (“MBTF” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ GS: MBTF ) regarding possible breaches of fiduciary duties and other violations of law related to the Company’s entry into an agreement to merge with First Merchants Corporation (“First Merchants”) (NASDAQ GS: FRME ) in a transaction valued at approximately $290.9 million. Under the terms of the agreement, shareholders of MBTF will receive 0.275 shares of First Merchants common stock for each share of MBTF common stock.

If you own common stock of MBTF and purchased any shares before October 10, 2018, if you would like to learn more about this investigation, or if you have any questions concerning this announcement or your rights or interests, please contact Seth D. Rigrodsky or Gina M. Serra toll-free at (888) 969-4242, by e-mail at info@rl-legal.com, or at https://www.rigrodskylong.com/offices-contact.

Rigrodsky & Long, P.A., with offices in Delaware, New York, and California, has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars on behalf of investors and achieved substantial corporate governance reforms in numerous cases nationwide, including federal securities fraud actions, shareholder class actions, and shareholder derivative actions.

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CONTACT: Rigrodsky & Long, P.A.

Seth D. Rigrodsky

Gina M. Serra

888-969-4242

302-295-5310

Fax: 302-654-7530

info@rl-legal.com

http://www.rigrodskylong.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA DELAWARE NEW YORK

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES LEGAL

SOURCE: Rigrodsky & Long, P.A.

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