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): May 28, 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 7.01     Regulation FD Disclosure.

 

The Company has prepared presentation materials (the “Shareholder Presentation”) that management intends to use during its previously announced 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 9:00 am Eastern Time. The Shareholder Presentation also contains updated information relating to Mercantile’s COVID-19 response plan. The Company may use the Shareholder 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 Shareholder Presentation is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report and incorporated here by reference. The Shareholder Presentation is also available on the Company's website at http://ir.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 Exhibit 99.1, 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  Mercantile Bank Corporation Shareholder Presentation dated May 28, 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: May 28, 2020

 

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Exhibit Index

 

Exhibit Number Description
   
99.1 Mercantile Bank Corporation Shareholder Presentation dated May 28, 2020.

   

 
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