Financial Advisory Assignments

Brentwood Bank and Union Building and Loan Savings Bank to merge

July 19, 2018 / Bethel Park, PA – Mutual  Holding  Company  of  Western  Pennsylvania,  the holding company for Brentwood Bank (“Brentwood”), and Union Building and Loan Savings Bank (“Union”) have announced the execution of an agreement and plan of merger pursuant to which Union will be merged with and into Brentwood. Following the merger, Union will operate as “Union Building and Loan, a division of Brentwood Bank”  from  its  current  location  in  West  Bridgewater,  Beaver  County,  Pennsylvania, where  it  has  been serving  local  residents  since  1893.  All  Union staff  will  be  offered  positions  in  the  newly  merged  entity.  One Union board  member  will  join  the  Brentwood  board,  and  an  advisory  board will  be formed consisting of the other former Union trustees to ensure continuity and representation in this  important suburban Pittsburgh market.

As of March 30, 2018, the Bethel Park, Pennsylvania-based Brentwood had assets of $619 million, and operates four branches in Pittsburgh’s South Hills.  Union, also a Pennsylvania state-chartered savings bank, had assets of $33 million as of March 30, 2018. After the transaction is completed, the combined organization is projected to have over $650 million in assets and five branch locations.

The joint announcement was made today by Thomas Bailey, President and CEO of Brentwood, and Jamie Prah, CEO of Union. Mr. Bailey stated “We are pleased to welcome the employees and customers of Union Building and Loan Savings Bank. Community banks play an important role in providing consumers with a choice in meeting their financial goals.  The combination of our two banks will allow us together to extend the technology, delivery channels, and products and services to a broader customer group in the Beaver County market.”