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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): April 27, 2021

 

 

REGIONS FINANCIAL CORPORATION

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   001-34034   63-0589368

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

  (Commission
File Number)
 

(IRS. Employer

Identification No.)

1900 Fifth Avenue North

Birmingham, Alabama 35203

(Address, including zip code, of principal executive office)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (800) 734-4667

 

 

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)

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

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, $.01 par value   RF   New York Stock Exchange
Depositary Shares, each representing a 1/40th Interest in a Share of 6.375% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series A   RF PRA   New York Stock Exchange
Depositary Shares, each representing a 1/40th Interest in a Share of 6.375% Fixed-to-Floating Rate Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series B   RF PRB   New York Stock Exchange
Depositary Shares, each representing a 1/40th Interest in a Share of 5.700% Fixed-to-Floating Rate Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series C   RF PRC   New York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR 230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR 240.12b-2).

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.  ☐

 

 

 


Item8.01. 

Other Events

On April 27, 2021, Regions Financial Corporation (“Regions”) launched a proposed public offering (the “Offering”) of a new series of preferred stock (the “Preferred Stock”). The Offering is subject to pricing, which has not yet occurred. If the Offering is priced and proceeds to closing, Regions intends to use a portion of the net proceeds from the sale of the Preferred Stock to redeem some or all outstanding shares of its 6.375% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series A (the “Series A Preferred Stock”), on the dividend payment date on June 15, 2021.

The pricing of the Offering, and thus whether the redemption of the Series A Preferred Stock will occur, is subject to market conditions and other considerations. There is no assurance that the Offering will price and close or that Regions will decide to redeem the Series A Preferred Stock, or, if it does, the amount to be redeemed and the timing of the redemption. If Regions decides to redeem the Series A Preferred Stock, it intends to announce its decision by filing a Current Report on Form 8-K and issuing an appropriate notice of redemption following the closing of the Offering.

The Offering is described in Regions’ preliminary prospectus supplement dated April 27, 2021, which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission today.

This Current Report on Form 8-K does not constitute an offer to sell the Preferred Stock.

Cautionary Note on Forward-Looking Statements

This Current Report on Form 8-K contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements regarding the completion of, and the use of proceeds from, the Offering, including the redemption of the Series A Preferred Stock. These statements are based upon Regions’ current beliefs and expectations and are subject to significant risks and uncertainties (some of which are beyond the Regions’ control). Additional information regarding Regions’ use of “forward-looking statements” can be found under the caption “Forward-Looking Statements” beginning on page 7 of Regions’ Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2020. Actual results may differ, possibly materially, from those expressed or implied as a result of these risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, the risk factors and other uncertainties set forth under “Risk Factors” beginning on page 21 of Regions’ Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2020.


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

    Regions Financial Corporation
Date: April 27, 2021   By:  

/s/ Hardie B. Kimbrough, Jr.

  Name:   Hardie B. Kimbrough, Jr.
  Title:   Executive Vice President and Controller (Chief Accounting Officer and Authorized Officer)