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Bank of Bird-in-Hand Commences Stock Offering

September 7, 2018

BIRD-IN-HAND, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 7, 2018--The Board of Directors of Bank of Bird-in-Hand (the “Bank”) announced the approval and commencement of a stock offering of shares of the Bank’s common stock. The stock offering commenced on or about September 6, 2018, at $14.00 per share. The Bank is conducting an offering of up to approximately $20 million of common stock with the right to increase the offering amount up to approximately $25 million, in its sole discretion, in the event that demand for the shares exceeds $20 million. The Bank anticipates raising the capital from shareholders, retail and bank-known institutional investors, and the community.

The net proceeds of the common stock offering will be used for general bank purposes to support the Bank’s growth including, but not limited to, continuing to meet regulatory capital requirements, increasing legal lending limits, supporting deposit and lending activities, and planning for the long-term future of the Bank, including additional, yet currently unidentified, branch locations.

The common stock offering will terminate at 11:59 p.m. local prevailing time in Bird-in-Hand, Pennsylvania on December 31, 2018, unless extended by the Bank for an additional period not to exceed 90 days therefrom.

Offering materials are available at the Bank or by contacting Lori Maley, President and CEO at lmaley@bihbank.com or 717-929-2202 or Jennifer Halligan, VP and CFO at jhalligan@bihbank.com or 717-929-2217.

THIS PRESS RELEASE DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN OFFER TO SELL OR A SOLICITATION OF AN OFFER TO BUY ANY OF THE COMMON STOCK. THE OFFERING IS BEING MADE ONLY BY THE WRITTEN OFFERING CIRCULAR WHEN AVAILABLE.

About Bank of Bird-in-Hand

Bank of Bird-in-Hand is a community-owned bank serving Eastern Lancaster County and Western Chester County with a strong focus on agricultural, small business, and consumer lending. Its main branch and office is located at 309 North Ronks Road, Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505. It operates an additional branch at 3540 Old Philadelphia Pike, Intercourse, PA 17534. The Bank also recently established a mobile branch which has a schedule of hours of operation at nine locations in Lancaster County. The unit, which is a twenty-nine-foot-long full-service mobile bank on wheels, has a built-in ATM, walk-up customer service window and also room inside for Customer Service representatives to open accounts and transact business.

As of June 30, 2018, Bank of Bird-in-Hand had total assets of $308 million, total deposits of $249 million, total loans of $269 million, and total shareholders’ equity of $30 million.

A Warning About Forward-Looking Statements

In addition to historical information, this document may contain forward-looking statements. Examples of forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, (a) projections or statements regarding future earnings, expenses, net interest income, other income, earnings or loss per share, asset mix and quality, growth prospects, capital structure, and other financial terms, (b) statements of plans and objectives of management or the Board of Directors, and (c) statements of assumptions, such as economic conditions in the Bank’s market areas. Such forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as “believes,” “expects,” “may,” “intends,” “will,” “should,” “anticipates,” or the negative of any of the foregoing or other variations thereon or comparable terminology, or by discussion of strategy. Forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties such as local economic conditions, competitive factors, and regulatory limitations. Actual results may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. We caution readers not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. They only reflect management’s analysis as of this date. Such risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results and experience to differ from those projected include, but are not limited to, the following: the effects of new laws and regulations, including the impact of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act and Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act; effects of short- and long-term federal budget and tax negotiations and their effect on economic and business conditions; the effect of changes in accounting policies and practices, as may be adopted by the regulatory agencies, as well as the Financial Accounting Standards Board and other accounting standard setters; the effects of competition from other commercial banks, thrifts, mortgage banking firms, consumer finance companies, credit unions, securities brokerage firms, insurance companies, money market and other mutual funds and other financial institutions operating in our market area and elsewhere, including institutions operating locally, regionally, nationally and internationally, together with such competitors offering banking products and services by mail, telephone, computer and the internet; technological changes; the interruption or breach in security of our information systems and other technological risks and attacks resulting in failures or disruptions in customer account management, general ledger processing and loan or deposit updates and potential impacts resulting therefrom including additional costs, reputational damage, regulatory penalties, and financial losses; ineffectiveness of the business strategy due to changes in current or future market conditions; the effects of economic deterioration on current customers, specifically the effect of the economy on loan customers’ ability to repay loans; the effects of competition, and of changes in laws and regulations on competition, including industry consolidation and development of competing financial products and services; volatilities in the securities markets; interest rate movements; and acts of war or terrorism. The Bank does not revise or update these forward-looking statements to reflect events or changed circumstances.

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CONTACT: Bank of Bird-in-Hand

Lori A. Maley, 717-768-8811

President and Chief Executive Officer

lmaley@bihbank.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA PENNSYLVANIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES BANKING FINANCE

SOURCE: Bank of Bird-in-Hand

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