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Rockland Trust Named Best Bank in New England by Global Finance

March 26, 2019

HANOVER, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 26, 2019--Rockland Trust today announced it has been named the top bank in New England for Global Finance ’s “ Best US Regional Banks 2019 ” list. The list is part of the publication’s annual Best Bank Awards, now in its 26 th year.

“The recognition as the top bank in New England is a reflection of our hard work and dedication to building enduring relationships with our customers and communities,” said Christopher Oddleifson, Rockland Trust CEO. “Last year saw the Bank make significant growth, achieving record financial results, expanding into new markets, and deepening our presence in existing markets. All this, along with our continued focus on enhancing the customer experience, strengthens us for the long term.”

The banks recognized in this year’s awards were deemed to have carefully attended to their customers’ needs and accomplished strong results while laying the foundations for future success. Banks were evaluated on criteria that included: growth in assets, profitability, geographic reach, strategic relationships, new business development and innovation in products. Subjective criteria included the opinions of equity analysts, credit rating analysts, banking consultants and others involved in the industry. All selections were made by the editors of Global Finance after extensive consultations throughout the world. The winners represented 150 countries worldwide.

Rockland Trust, along with the other banks represented in the Best Bank Awards, will be honored at ceremony in Washington, DC on October 19, 2019.

About Rockland Trust

Independent Bank Corp. (NASDAQ Global Select Market: INDB) has approximately $8.9 billion in assets and is the holding company for Rockland Trust Company, a full-service commercial bank headquartered in Massachusetts. Named in 2018 to The Boston Globe’s “Top Places to Work” list for the 10 th consecutive year, Rockland Trust offers a wide range of banking, investment, and insurance services. The Bank serves businesses and individuals through approximately 100 retail branches, commercial and residential lending centers, and investment management offices in eastern Massachusetts, including Greater Boston, the South Shore, the Cape and Islands, as well as in Worcester County and Rhode Island. Rockland Trust also offers a full suite of mobile, online, and telephone banking services. The Company is an FDIC member and an Equal Housing lender. To find out why Rockland Trust is the bank “Where Each Relationship Matters ® ”, please visit www.RocklandTrust.com.

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CONTACT: Ellen Molle

Rockland Trust

Ellen.Molle@rocklandtrust.com

(617) 922-5952

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