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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
SCHEDULE 14A
PROXY STATEMENT PURSUANT TO SECTION 14(a) OF THE SECURITIES
EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
(AMENDMENT NO. )     
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Filed by the Registrant
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Filed by a party other than the Registrant
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 Check the appropriate box:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Preliminary Proxy Statement
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Confidential, For Use of the Commission Only (as permitted by Rule 14a-6(e)(2))
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Definitive Proxy Statement
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Definitive Additional Materials
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Soliciting Material under Section 240.14a-12
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MB Financial, Inc. 
(Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(Name of Person(s) Filing Proxy Statement, if other than the Registrant)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Payment of Filing Fee (Check the appropriate box):
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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No fee required.
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Fee computed on table below per Exchange Act Rules 14a-6(i)(1) and 0-11.
 
 
(1)
 
Title of each class of securities to which transaction applies:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(2)
 
Aggregate number of securities to which transaction applies:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(3)
 
Per unit price or other underlying value of transaction computed pursuant to Exchange Act Rule 0-11 (set forth the amount on which the filing fee is calculated and state how it was determined):
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Proposed maximum aggregate value of transaction:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Total fee paid:
 
 
 
 
 
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Fee paid previously with preliminary materials.
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Check box if any part of the fee is offset as provided by Exchange Act Rule 0-11(a)(2) and identify the filing for which the offsetting fee was paid previously. Identify the previous filing by registration statement number, or the Form or Schedule and the date of its filing.
 
 
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Amount Previously Paid:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Form, Schedule or Registration Statement No.:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Filing Party:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Date Filed:
 
 
 
 
 






 
 *** Exercise Your Right to Vote ***
 
 
 Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the
 
 
 Stockholder Meeting to Be Held on May 16, 2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Meeting Information
 
 
 
 
 MB FINANCIAL, INC.
 
Meeting Type:
Annual Meeting
 
 
 
 
 
 
For holders as of:
March 15, 2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
Date:  May 16, 2018
      Time:     8:30 a.m., local time
 
 
 
 
 
 
Location:
MB Financial Center
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
6111 North River Road
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rosemont, Illinois 60018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
You are receiving this communication because you hold shares in the company named above.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MB FINANCIAL, INC.
6111 N. RIVER RD.
ROSEMONT, IL 60018
 
This is not a ballot.  You cannot use this notice to vote these shares.  This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials, which contain important information and are available to you on the Internet or by mail. You may view the proxy materials online at www.proxyvote.com or easily request a paper copy (see reverse side).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
We encourage you to access and review the proxy materials before voting.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
See the reverse side of this notice to obtain proxy materials and voting instructions.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 





- Before You Vote -
How to Access the Proxy Materials
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Proxy Materials Available to VIEW or RECEIVE:
 
 
NOTICE AND PROXY STATEMENT      ANNUAL REPORT ON FORM 10-K
 
 
How to View Online:
 
 
Have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow à
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(located on the following page) and visit: www.proxyvote.com.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
How to Request and Receive a PAPER or E-MAIL Copy:
 
 
If you want to receive a paper or e-mail copy of these documents, you must request one.  There is NO charge for
 
 
requesting a copy. You can also request paper or e-mail copies for all future stockholder meetings.  Please choose
 
 
one of the following methods to make your request:
 
 
1) BY INTERNET:        www.proxyvote.com
 
 
2) BY TELEPHONE:     1-800-579-1639
 
 
3) BY E-MAIL*:           sendmaterial@proxyvote.com
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
*  If requesting materials by e-mail, please send a blank e-mail with the information that is printed in the box marked
 
 
by the arrow à
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(located on the following page) in the
 
 
subject line.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Requests, instructions and other inquiries sent to this e-mail address will NOT be forwarded to your investment
 
 
advisor.  Please make the request as instructed above on or before May 2, 2018 to facilitate timely delivery.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- How to Vote -
Please Choose One of the Following Voting Methods

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vote In Person:  Many stockholder meetings have attendance requirements including, but not limited to, the possession of an attendance ticket issued by the entity holding the meeting.  Please check the meeting materials for any special requirements for meeting attendance.  At the meeting, you will need to request a ballot to vote these shares.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vote By Internet:  To vote now by Internet, go to www.proxyvote.com.  Have the information that is printed in the box
 
 
marked by the arrow à
XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX
(located on the following page) available
 
 
and follow the instructions.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vote By Mail:  You can vote by mail by requesting a paper copy of the materials, which will include a proxy card.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 





 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Voting Items
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposal:

1.
Election of Directors 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2.
Advisory (non-binding) vote on executive compensation.
 
1a.
 
David P. Bolger 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Board of Directors recommends you vote for ONE YEAR on the following proposal:

 
1b.
 
C. Bryan Daniels
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1c.
 
Mitchell Feiger
 
3.
Advisory (non-binding) vote on whether an advisory vote on executive compensation should be held every one year, every two years, or every three years.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1d.
 
Sunil Garg
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1e.
 
Charles J. Gries
 
The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposal:

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1f.
 
James N. Hallene
 
4.
Ratification of the appointment of RSM US LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2018.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1g.
 
Thomas H. Harvey
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1h.
 
Richard J. Holmstrom
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1i.
 
Mark A. Hoppe
 
NOTE: In their discretion, the proxies are authorized to vote on any other business that may come before the Meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof.

 
 
 
 
 
 
1j.
 
Karen J. May
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1k.
 
Renee Togher
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 



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