German American Bancorp is acquiring five MainSource Bank branches in Columbus and Greensburg as part of a previously-announced agreement with federal officials over First Financial Bancorp’s purchase of MainSource.

The branches have about $160 million in deposits and $134 million in loans as of Dec. 31. The sale is contingent on regulatory approval from state and federal banking agencies.

For more on this story, see Wednesday’s Republic.

German American Bank has one Columbus location, which it opened in 2013 at 240 Jackson St., part of The Cole apartments development.
German American Bank has one Columbus location, which it opened in 2013 at 240 Jackson St., part of The Cole apartments development.
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Kirk Johannesen is assistant managing editor of The Republic. He can be reached at johannesen@therepublic.com or (812) 379-5639.