HEARTLAND COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF JOHNSON FINANCIAL GROUP ARIZONA BRANCHES

Dubuque, Iowa — Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (“Heartland”) (NASDAQ: HTLF) announced today that Arizona Bank & Trust (“AB&T”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Heartland, headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, completed its acquisition of Johnson Bank’s Arizona branches at the close of business on December 4, 2020.