SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 6, 2021
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation or organization)
7701 East Kellogg Drive, Suite 300
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 316.612.6000
Former name or former address, if changed since last report: Not Applicable
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Name of each exchange
|Class A, Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share||EQBK||The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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☐ If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.
|Item 7.01|| |
Regulation FD Disclosure.
On December 6, 2021, Equity Bancshares, Inc. (the “Company”) announced that Equity Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, completed the purchase and assumption of certain assets, deposits, and other liabilities associated with three branch locations in St. Joseph, Missouri from Security Bank of Kansas City on December 3, 2021. The transaction was completed pursuant to the previously announced branch purchase and assumption agreement between Equity Bank and Security Bank of Kansas City. The press release announcing the completion of the transaction is furnished as exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
As provided in General Instruction B.2 to Form 8-K, the information set forth in this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, and such information shall not be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
|Item 9.01|| |
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|Exhibit No.|| |
|99.1||Press Release Issued by Equity Bancshares, Inc., dated December 6, 2021|
|104||Cover Page Interactive Data File|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|EQUITY BANCSHARES, INC.|
|DATE: December 7, 2021||By:|
|Eric R. Newell|
|Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|