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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
On September 29, 2020, C&F Financial Corporation (the “Company”) entered into a Subordinated Note Purchase Agreement (the “Purchase Agreement”) pursuant to which the Company sold and issued $20.0 million in aggregate principal amount of 4.875% fixed-to-floating rate subordinated notes due 2030 (the “Notes”).
The Notes will initially bear interest at 4.875% per annum, beginning September 29, 2020 to but excluding September 30, 2025, payable semi-annually in arrears. From and including September 30, 2025 to but excluding September 30, 2030, or up to an early redemption date, the interest rate shall reset quarterly to an interest rate per annum equal to the then current three-month SOFR plus 475.5 basis points, payable quarterly in arrears. Beginning on September 30, 2025 through maturity, the Notes may be redeemed, at the Company’s option, on any scheduled interest payment date. The Notes will mature on September 30, 2030. The Purchase Agreement contains certain customary representations, warranties and covenants.
If certain events of default occur, such as the bankruptcy of the Company, the holder of a Note may declare the principal amount of the Note to be due and immediately payable. The Notes will be unsecured, subordinated obligations of the Company and will rank junior in right of payment to the Company’s existing and future senior indebtedness. The Notes are not convertible into common stock or preferred stock, and are not callable by the holders.
The Notes have been structured to qualify as Tier 2 capital under regulatory guidelines for bank holding companies, and the proceeds from the sale of the Notes will be used for general corporate purposes and to support future growth opportunities.
The Notes were offered and sold in reliance on the exemptions from registration provided by Section 4(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
The foregoing descriptions of the Purchase Agreement and the Notes do not purport to be complete and are qualified in their entirety by reference to the forms of the Purchase Agreement and the Note which are attached hereto as Exhibits 10.1 and 4.1, respectively, and are incorporated herein by reference.
Item 2.03 Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant
The information set forth under Item 1.01 above is incorporated by reference into this Item 2.03.
Item 8.01Other Events
On September 29, 2020, the Company issued a press release regarding the offering of Notes. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits
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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.
C&F FINANCIAL CORPORATION
September 30, 2020
/s/ Jason E. Long
Jason E. Long
Chief Financial Officer and Secretary