Middlefield Banc Corp. Successfully Completes $16,000,000 Private Placement of Common Stock

MIDDLEFIELD, Ohio--()--Middlefield Banc Corp. (NASDAQ: MBCN) completed the sale of 400,000 shares of common stock at the price of $40.00 per share on Wednesday, May 10, 2017.

The offering was to accredited investors only, without the use of a general solicitation or general advertising. The gross proceeds of the offering were $16,000,000 before compensation to the investment bank acting as placement agent. As a result of the offering, the company now has 3,204,858 shares outstanding and a market capitalization at May 11, 2017 of approximately $147,000,000.

Boenning & Scattergood, Inc. acted as sole placement agent in connection with the private placement, with Grady & Associates serving as legal counsel.

Middlefield Banc Corp., headquartered in Middlefield, Ohio, is a bank holding company with total assets of $1,071.5 million at March 31, 2017. The bank operates 14 full-service banking centers and an LPL Financial® brokerage office serving Beachwood, Chardon, Cortland, Dublin, Garrettsville, Mantua, Middlefield, Newbury, Orwell, Solon, Sunbury, Twinsburg, and Westerville. The Bank also operates a Loan Production Office in Mentor, Ohio. Additional information is available at www.middlefieldbank.bank.

This press release of Middlefield Banc Corp. and the reports Middlefield Banc Corp. files with the Securities and Exchange Commission often contain “forward-looking statements” relating to present or future trends or factors affecting the banking industry and, specifically, the financial operations, markets and products of Middlefield Banc Corp. These forward-looking statements involve certain risks and uncertainties. There are a number of important factors that could cause Middlefield Banc Corp.’s future results to differ materially from historical performance or projected performance. These factors include, but are not limited to: (1) a significant increase in competitive pressures among financial institutions; (2) changes in the interest rate environment that may reduce interest margins; (3) changes in prepayment speeds, charge-offs and loan loss provisions; (4) less favorable than expected general economic conditions; (5) legislative or regulatory changes that may adversely affect businesses in which Middlefield Banc Corp. is engaged; (6) technological issues which may adversely affect Middlefield Banc Corp.’s financial operations or customers; (7) changes in the securities markets; or (8) risk factors mentioned in the reports and registration statements Middlefield Banc Corp. files with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Middlefield Banc Corp. undertakes no obligation to release revisions to these forward-looking statements or to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this press release.

Contacts

Company Contact:
Middlefield Banc Corp.
Thomas G. Caldwell
President/Chief Executive Officer
440-632-1666 Ext. 3200
tcaldwell@middlefieldbank.com
or
Investor and Media Contact:
SM Berger & Company, Inc.
Andrew M. Berger
Managing Director
216-464-6400
andrew@smberger.com

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