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): May 20, 2021
GERMAN AMERICAN BANCORP, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
|(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
|711 Main Street|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (812) 482-1314
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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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||GABC||Nasdaq Global Select Market|
Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
On May 20, 2021, German American Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company”) will conduct a presentation at its 2021 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. A copy of the presentation is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
The information contained in this Item 7.01, including the information incorporated by reference herein from Exhibit 99.1, is furnished pursuant to Item 7.01 of Form 8-K and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This Report contains forward-looking statements made pursuant to the safe-harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements can often, but not always, be identified by the use of words like “believe”, “continue”, “pattern”, “estimate”, “project”, “intend”, “anticipate”, “expect” and similar expressions or future or conditional verbs such as “will”, “would”, “should”, “could”, “might”, “can”, “may”, or similar expressions. These forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the Company’s business plans and strategies and the Company’s related goals, intentions and expectations.
By their nature, forward-looking statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated in the statements. Factors that could cause actual results and performance to vary materially from those expressed or implied by any forward-looking statement include: the severity and duration of the COVID-19 pandemic and its continued impact on general economic and financial market conditions and the Company’s business, results of operations and financial condition; and the risks, uncertainties and factors set forth under Item 1, “Business – Forward Looking Statements and Associated Risk,” and Item 1A, “Risk Factors,” in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for 2020 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), as updated and supplemented by the Company’s other SEC reports filed from time to time. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made. The Company assumes no obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect actual results, subsequent events, or circumstances or other changes affecting such statements except to the extent required by applicable securities laws.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|Annual Meeting Presentation dated May 20, 2021|
|Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).|
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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.
|GERMAN AMERICAN BANCORP, INC.|
Date: May 20, 2021
|By:||/s/ Mark A. Schroeder|
|Mark A. Schroeder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer|