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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): December 17, 2020

SEACOAST BANKING CORPORATION OF FLORIDA
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
Florida000-1366059-2260678
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
(Commission
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
815 COLORADO AVENUE,STUARTFL 34994
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (772) 287-4000

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

    Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.10 par valueSBCFNasdaq Global Select Market

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).

Emerging growth company  

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.  




SEACOAST BANKING CORPORATION OF FLORIDA


Item 8.01    Other Events.

On December 17, 2020, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida (the “Company”) authorized a share repurchase program (the “Share Repurchase Program”) pursuant to which the Company may, from time to time, purchase up to $100 million of its shares of outstanding common stock. The shares may be repurchased in the open market, by block purchase, or in privately negotiated transactions from time to time, depending upon market conditions and other factors, and in accordance with applicable regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Share Repurchase Program has an expiration date of December 31, 2021 and does not obligate the Company to purchase any shares of its common stock. The Share Repurchase Program may be terminated or amended by the Board at any time prior to the expiration date. A copy of the Company’s press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.

Item 9.01    Financial Statements and Exhibits

    (d)     Exhibits
Exhibit No.Description
99.1
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SIGNATURE

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.

SEACOAST BANKING CORPORATION OF FLORIDA

Dated: December 17, 2020/s/ Dennis S. Hudson, III
 Dennis S. Hudson, III
 Chairman and Chief Executive Officer