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 22, 2020

INDEPENDENT BANK CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Michigan
0-7818
38-2032782
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)

4200 East Beltline
Grand Rapids, Michigan
(Address of principal executive office)
 
49525
(Zip Code)

Registrant's telephone number,
including area code:
(616) 527-5820

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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):


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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class
Trading symbol(s)
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common stock, no par value
IBCP
NASDAQ 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. ☐



Item 8.01
Other Events

On December 22, 2020, Independent Bank Corporation issued a press release announcing its 2021 Share Repurchase Plan.

The information in this Form 8-K and the attached Exhibits shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, nor shall they be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

Item 9.01.
Financial Statements and Exhibits

Exhibits.

99.1
Press release dated December 22, 2020.


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 thereunto duly authorized.

 
INDEPENDENT BANK CORPORATION
(Registrant)
   
Date
December 22, 2020
 
By
s/Gavin A. Mohr
 
 

Gavin A. Mohr, Principal Financial Officer