Form 8-K





Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d)

of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 13, 2013



Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Ohio   000-14492   34-1469491

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


307 North Defiance Street, Archbold, Ohio   43502
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (419) 446-2501


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)



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Item 8.01 Other Events.

On December 16, 2013, Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. issued a press release announcing that on December 13, 2013 its wholly-owned subsidiary bank, The Farmers & Merchants State Bank, had completed its acquisition of the Custar, Ohio branch office of Croghan Colonial Bank, based in Fremont, Ohio. A copy of the press release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits. The following exhibit is filed with or incorporated by reference into this Current Report on Form 8-K:


99    Company Press Release dated December 16, 2013


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Dated: December 16, 2013


By:   /s/ Paul S. Siebenmorgen
Paul S. Siebenmorgen
Its: President and Chief Executive Officer
By:   /s/ Barbara J. Britenriker
Barbara J. Britenriker
Its: Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer