OREANDA-NEWS. August 19, 2016. First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. (First Midwest) (NASDAQ:FMBI), the holding company for First Midwest Bank, announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend on the Companys common stock of \\$0.09 per share.  This quarterly cash dividend will be payable on October 11, 2016 to common stockholders of record on September 30, 2016 and will represent the 135th consecutive cash dividend paid by First Midwest since its inception in 1983.

About First Midwest

First Midwest is a relationship-based financial institution and one of the largest independent publicly-traded bank holding companies based on assets headquartered in the Midwest.  First Midwests principal subsidiary, First Midwest Bank, and other affiliates provide a full range of commercial, retail, wealth management, trust and private banking products and services through over 110 locations in metropolitan Chicago, northwest Indiana, central and western Illinois, and eastern Iowa.  First Midwests website is www.firstmidwest.com.