Items Tagged with 'Mercantile Bank'


Bank approves $20M share buyback

February 2, 2015
A bank is planning to buy back up to $20 million of its shares in a move to “enhance shareholder value.” Read More

Street Talk: Banks keep reshuffling; Mercantile keeps watching

Secret code.

January 30, 2015
“There’s a lot of M&A activity going on, and especially in Michigan,” notes Mike Price, CEO of Mercantile Bank. Read More

Mercantile ranks among banks best in social media

Its employee-produced videos on YouTube are clever and entertaining.

July 4, 2014
The Independent Community Bankers of America has included Mercantile Bank in Grand Rapids on its second annual list of the Top 50 Community Bank Leaders in Social Media. Read More

Mercantile Bank gets go-ahead to merge

May 16, 2014
Five months later than planned — and at additional cost — Mercantile Bank has finally been cleared by federal regulators to complete its merger with Firstbank Corp. in Alma. Read More

Bank sells copper restaurant

January 17, 2014
Although little is known about the sale at this point, a building that some west siders consider to be a landmark has been sold. Read More

Mercantile Bank and Firstbank shareholders approve merger

December 17, 2013
Mercantile Bank Corporation and Firstbank Corporation have announced that their respective shareholders have voted overwhelmingly in favor of the proposed merger of the two banks. Read More

Mercantile merger delayed

Union with Firstbank Corp. will not occur until at least late January.

December 6, 2013
Mercantile Bank Corp. in Grand Rapids has advised the Securities and Exchange Commission via a Form 8-K in late November that its proposed merger with Firstbank Corp. “will not be completed on January 1, 2014, as previously disclosed." Read More

Street Talk: Mercantile, Alma bank merger is under protest

November 29, 2013
A protest filed by an attorney/activist in New York has Mercantile Bank in Grand Rapids worried about its plans to merge with another Michigan bank by Dec. 31. Read More

Mercantile Bank 61, Macatawa Bank 50

November 8, 2013
It might not have been Michigan v. Michigan State, but the stakes were still high at this week’s Mac v. Merc charity basketball game. Read More

Mercantile Bank earns $3.5M in 3Q13

October 15, 2013
Mercantile Bank Corporation in Grand Rapids has released its earnings for the third quarter of fiscal 2013. Read More