UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

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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 21, 2020

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Mercantile Bank Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

          

Michigan 000-26719 38-3360865 

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

(Commission File

Number)

(IRS Employer

Identification Number)

     
310 Leonard Street NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan  49504 
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
     
Registrant's telephone number, including area code 616-406-3000

 

 

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):

 

☐  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

 MBWM

 The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

 

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.  ☐

 

 

 

Item 2.02           Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

 

Earnings Release

 

On April 21, 2020, Mercantile Bank Corporation (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing earnings and other financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2020. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report and incorporated here by reference.

 

Item 7.01           Regulation FD Disclosure.

 

The Company has prepared presentation materials (the “Investor Presentation”) that management intends to use during its previously announced First Quarter 2020 conference call on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 10:00 am Eastern Time, and from time to time thereafter in presentations about the Company’s operations and performance. The Investor Presentation also contains information relating to Mercantile’s COVID-19 response plan. The Company may use the Investor Presentation, possibly with modifications, in presentations to current and potential investors, analysts, lenders, business partners, acquisition candidates, customers, employees and others with an interest in the Company and its business.

 

A copy of the Investor Presentation is furnished as Exhibit 99.2 to this report and incorporated here by reference. The Investor Presentation is also available on the Company's website at www.mercbank.com. Materials on the Company’s website are not part of or incorporated by reference into this report.

 

In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2, shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liability of that section, and shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

 

Item 9.01            Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d) Exhibits.

 

Exhibit Number                          Description

 

99.1 Press release of Mercantile Bank Corporation dated April 21, 2020, reporting financial results and earnings for the quarter ended March 31, 2020.
   
99.2 Mercantile Bank Corporation Investor Presentation dated April 21, 2020.

 

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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.

 

 

Mercantile Bank Corporation

 

 

 

 

 

 

By:

 /s/ Charles E. Christmas      

 

 

 

Charles E. Christmas

 

 

 

Executive Vice President, Chief

 

    Financial Officer and Treasurer  

     

Date: April 21, 2020

 

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Exhibit Index

 

Exhibit Number                          Description

 

99.1 Press release of Mercantile Bank Corporation dated April 21, 2020, reporting financial results and earnings for the quarter ended March 31, 2020.
   
99.2 Mercantile Bank Corporation Investor Presentation dated April 21, 2020.

 

 
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