SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) January 16, 2015
Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
307 North Defiance Street,
Archbold, Ohio 43502
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
Registrants 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 January 16, 2015, Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. is announcing that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to 200,000 shares (approximately 4.32%) of its outstanding common stock commencing January 16, 2015, and ending December 31, 2015. The Board has authorized the appropriate officers of the Company to effect repurchases either in the open market or in privately negotiated transactions.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto authorized.
FARMERS & MERCHANTS BANCORP, INC.
Dated: January 16, 2015
|/s/ Paul S. Siebenmorgen|
|Paul S. Siebenmorgen|
|President & Chief Executive Officer|
|/s/ Barbara J. Britenriker|
|Barbara J. Britenriker|
Executive Vice President &
Chief Financial Officer