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OLD NATIONAL BANCORP /IN/ FILES (8-K) Disclosing Other Events

July 14, 2014



Item 8.01 Other Events.

On January 7, 2014, Old National Bancorp ("ONB") and United Bancorp, Inc. ("United") entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger (the "Merger Agreement"). Pursuant to the Merger Agreement, United will merge with and into ONB whereupon the separate corporate existence of United will cease and ONB will survive (the "Merger"). In connection with the Merger, United Bank & Trust, a Michigan chartered commercial bank and wholly owned subsidiary of United, will be merged with and into Old National Bank, a national banking association and wholly owned subsidiary of ONB, with Old National Bank as the surviving bank (the "Bank Merger"). The Merger Agreement is described in more detail in ONB's Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on January 8, 2014.

ONB has received regulatory approval of the Merger from the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. The Merger is expected to be effective on July 31, 2014, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions. The Bank Merger is also expected to be effective July 31, 2014, subject to receipt of the approval of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (the "OCC") of the Bank Merger.

Forward-Looking Statements This Current Report on Form 8-K contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements include, but are not limited to, the expected timing and completion of ONB's proposed merger with United. Forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of the words "anticipate," "believe," "expect," "intend," "could" and "should," and other words of similar meaning. These forward-looking statements express management's current expectations or forecasts of future events and, by their nature, are subject to risks and uncertainties and there are a number of factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in such statements. Factors that might cause such a difference include, but are not limited to: expected cost savings, synergies and other financial benefits from the proposed mergers with United and LSB Financial Corp. ("LSB") might not be realized within the expected time frames and costs or difficulties relating to integration matters might be greater than expected; the requisite approval from the OCC of the Bank Merger might not be obtained in the expected timeframe; the requisite shareholder and regulatory approvals for the merger with LSB might not be obtained; market, economic, operational, liquidity, credit and interest rate risks associated with ONB's businesses; competition; government legislation and policies (including the impact of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and its related regulations); ability of ONB to execute its business plan (including its proposed acquisitions of United and LSB); changes in the economy which could materially impact credit quality trends and the ability to generate loans and gather deposits; failure or circumvention of ONB's internal controls; failure or disruption of our information systems; significant changes in accounting, tax or regulatory practices or requirements; new legal obligations or liabilities or unfavorable resolutions of litigations; other matters discussed in this Current Report and other factors identified in ONB's Annual Report on Form 10-K and other periodic filings with the SEC. These forward-looking statements are made only as of the date of this Current Report, and ONB does not undertake an obligation to release revisions to these forward-looking statements to reflect events or conditions after the date of this Current Report.

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