Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. is a single bank holding company incorporated in Delaware in 1982 for the purpose of becoming a holding company registered under the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, as amended (the "BHC Act"). The Company is one of Illinois' largest independent publicly traded banking companies with assets of $8.1 billion as of December 31, 2012 and is headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Itasca, Illinois. The Company's $0.01 per share par value common stock is listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market and trades under the symbol FMBI ("Common Stock"). History First Midwest commenced business in March 1983 after a multi-institution acquisition of over 20 affiliated financial institutions. ... More ...