Nov 18 ESSA Bancorp Inc : * Essa bancorp, inc., and Franklin security bancorp announce signing of merger
agreement * Under terms of agreement, stockholders of fsb will receive $9.75 per share or
an aggregate of approximately $15.7 million * Says the merger is expected to be immediately accretive to Essa bancorp's
earnings upon closing * Says targeting earnings per share accretion of $0.03 per share in the first
clean quarter * Under deal Essa Bancorp will acquire Franklin security bancorp and its wholly
owned unit in an all cash transaction * Essa Bancorp expects to retain richard mebane, Franklin Security's CEO, who
will be a market president * Source text for Eikon * Further company coverage
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