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Financial Advisor and Fairness Opinion

County Bancorp, Inc.

$219 Million 06/22/2021 Depository Pending
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Transaction Details

  • On June 22, 2021, Nicolet Bankshares, Inc. (“Nicolet”) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire County Bancorp, Inc. (“County”)
  • Under the terms of the agreement, County shareholders have the right to receive for each share of County common stock, at the election of each holder and subject to proration, either cash of $37.18 per share of County common stock or 0.48 shares of Nicolet common stock(1)
  • County shareholder elections will be prorated to ensure the total consideration will consist of approximately 20% cash and approximately 80% Nicolet common stock
  • Nicolet will appoint a member of County’s current board of directors to the boards of directors of Nicolet and Nicolet National Bank upon completion of the transaction
  • The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2021
Sources: Company Documents, S&P Global Market Intelligence and publicly available information.
  1. Note: Reflects financial data as of March 31, 2021.

    1) Per the definitive agreement, cash amount per share to be fixed based on Nicolet’s 20-day VWAP as of three days prior to signing.

    2) Based on NCBS closing price of $71.75 as of June 21, 2021.

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