Merger News

MSB and OCB Merger FAQ

 
 
 
Why are McFarland State Bank and Oregon Community Bank merging? 
 
McFarland State Bank (MSB) and Oregon Community Bank (OCB) have served our communities side by- side for a long time. This merger allows us to remain locally-run and focused on helping our community and local businesses long-term. This combines the strengths of both banks into the strongest community bank in Wisconsin.
 
Both OCB and MSB are $500 million banks and top performers with a long history of offering innovative personal and business banking products. Both banks put our clients first, and we will continue to as one organization - delivering our best to you, together.

How will this benefit our clients and communities? 

We will be making changes in 2020 that will include enhanced products and services and added employment opportunities. We have a strong belief of great things to come!

Will all of the offices remain open?

Yes! All eleven MSB and OCB locations will remain open.
 
Will I continue to see the same familiar faces? 
 
Yes! The same familiar faces will continue to provide the superior service you have come to know and trust.
 
How will my accounts be affected? 
 
For now, nothing will change and you can continue to bank as you always have. Please continue to use your current debit cards, account numbers and checks. We do anticipate some clients may see changes in mid to late 2020, and if so, we will proactively communicate any changes to you once they are finalized.
 
Will decisions continue to be made locally? 
 
Yes! In fact, one of the reasons MSB and OCB are strong partners is a shared commitment to making decisions locally with your best interests in mind.
 
When is the merger effective? 
 
The merger will be effective in the first quarter of 2020, pending regulatory approval.

Where can I find more information about the merger? 
 
For more information about the merger, visit our MSB In the News page to read the press release.
Continue to look for updates here or email questions or suggestions to mergerquestions@msbonline.comAdditional questions and suggestions can be directed to Mike Moderski: mmoderski@msbonline.com