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MB Financial Bank Acquires Celtic Leasing - Quick Facts

12/28/2012 3:14 PM ET

MB Financial Bank N.A., the wholly-owned subsidiary of MB Financial Inc. (MBFI: Quote), announced Friday that it has acquired Celtic Leasing Corp, a privately held, mid-ticket equipment leasing company.

Headquartered in Irvine, California, Celtic provides leasing services to middle-market companies. It specializes in solutions for the health care, legal, technology, and manufacturing industries. In recent years Celtic's lease originations have ranged from $75 to $100 million on an annual basis.

MB Financial said that Celtic's CEO, Todd Meyer, and his management team will continue to lead the company. Celtic will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of MB Financial Bank.

The all-cash transaction closed today and is expected to be modestly accretive to MBFI's 2013 earnings.

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