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):
July 16, 2021
ENTERPRISE FINANCIAL SERVICES CORP
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction |
|(IRS Employer |
|150 N. Meramec Avenue,||St. Louis,||Missouri||63105|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code
|Not applicable |
(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, par value $0.01 per share||EFSC||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).
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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 July 16, 2021, Enterprise Financial Services Corp, or Enterprise, the holding company of Enterprise Bank & Trust, or EB&T, issued a press release announcing that it has received regulatory approval or received a regulatory waiver from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, as applicable, and preliminary approval from the Missouri Division of Finance, for First Choice Bank to be merged into EB&T on the terms and subject to the conditions of the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of April 26, 2021, by and among Enterprise, EB&T, First Choice Bancorp and First Choice Bank. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
104 The cover page of this Current Report on Form 8-K, formatted in Inline XBRL
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.
|ENTERPRISE FINANCIAL SERVICES CORP|
|Date:||July 16, 2021||By:||/s/ Troy R. Dumlao|
|Troy R. Dumlao|
|Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer|