FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FAIRMOUNT BANCORP, INC. AND FAIRMOUNT BANK
COMPLETE CONVERSION AND OFFERING
Baltimore, Maryland June 3, 2010 On June 3, 2010, Fairmount Bancorp, Inc. announced completion on June 2, 2010 of the mutual-to-stock conversion of its subsidiary, Fairmount Bank, and its related stock offering.
Shares of common stock were sold to depositors of Fairmount Bank and to other investors in subscription and community offerings. A total of 444,038 shares of common stock were sold at a purchase price of $10.00 per share, including 35,523 shares of common stock sold to the Fairmount Bancorp, Inc. employee stock ownership plan.
Stock certificates for shares of common stock purchased in the subscription and community offerings were mailed to investors on June 2, 2010. The shares of common stock are expected to begin trading on the OTC Bulletin Board under the trading symbol FMTB on June 3, 2010.
Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated served as conversion advisor and selling agent with respect to the offering. The Washington D.C. law firm of Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrere & Denegre L.L.P. served as special counsel in connection with the conversion and offering. Kilpatrick & Stockton LLP, Washington, DC, served as special counsel to Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated in connection with the conversion and offering.
Fairmount Bank is a federally chartered savings bank located in the Rosedale area of Baltimore County, Maryland that was originally founded in 1879. Fairmount Bank has operated as a community-oriented institution by offering a variety of loan and deposit products and serving the other financial needs of its local community.
This release may contain certain forward looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, and may be identified by the use of such words as believe, expect, anticipate, should, planned, estimated, and potential. Examples of forward looking statements include, but are not limited to, estimates with respect to the financial condition, results of operations and business of Fairmount Bancorp, Inc. and Fairmount Bank that are subject to various factors which could cause actual results to differ materially from these estimates. These factors include, but are not limited to, general economic and market conditions, legislative and regulatory conditions, changes in interest rates that affect Fairmount Banks interest rate spread, changes in deposit flows, loan demand or real estate values and other economic, governmental, competitive, regulatory and technological factors that may affect Fairmount Bancorp, Inc.s and Fairmount Banks operations.