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Item 8.01 Other Events

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT

TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE

SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

May 27, 2021

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

UNITY BANCORP, INC.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

New Jersey

(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)

1-12431

22-3282551

(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer Identification No.)

64 Old Highway 22

Clinton, NJ 08809

(Address of Principal Executive Office)

(908) 730-7630

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

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 14a12 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

UNTY

NASDAQ

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

The Registrant issued a press release on May 27, 2021 announcing the declaration of a cash dividend of $0.09 per common share payable on June 25, 2021 to shareholders of record as of June 11, 2021. The full text of the press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 with this current report on Form 8-K and is hereby incorporated by reference in response to this item.

Item 9.01             Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits

Exhibit 99.1

Press release issued by the Registrant on May 27, 2021

SIGNATURES

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.

UNITY BANCORP, INC.

(Registrant)

Date: May 27, 2021

By:

/s/ George Boyan

George Boyan

EVP and Chief Financial Officer

EXHIBIT INDEX

EXHIBIT #

    

DESCRIPTION

99.1

Press release issued by the Registrant on May 27, 2021