June 14, 2007

Approval of proposal by First Busey Corporation

For immediate release

The Federal Reserve Board on Thursday announced its approval of the application under section 3 of the Bank Holding Company Act by First Busey Corporation, Urbana, to merge with Main Street Trust, Inc. and thereby acquire its subsidiary bank, Main Street Bank & Trust, both of Champaign, all in Illinois.  

Attached is the Board's Order relating to this action.

Last Update: June 14, 2007