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DCOM Dime Community Bancshares

Filed: 30 Oct 20, 4:55pm

UNITED STATES
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

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported):  October 30, 2020



DIME COMMUNITY BANCSHARES, INC.
(Exact name of the registrant as specified in its charter)



Delaware
000-27782
11-3297463
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

300 Cadman Plaza West, 8th Floor

 
Brooklyn, New York

11201
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)

(718) 782-6200
(Registrant’s telephone number)

N/A
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



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Title of each class 
Trading
Symbol(s)
 Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.01 Par Value
 DCOM
 
The NASDAQ Stock Market
Preferred Stock, Series A, $0.01 Par Value
 DCOMP
 
The NASDAQ Stock Market

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 7.01Regulation FD Disclosure
 
On October 30, 2020, Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (the “Registrant”) and Bridge Bancorp, Inc. (“Bridge”) issued a joint press release announcing receipt of the required regulatory approval from the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System to merge Dime Community Bank, the Registrant’s wholly-owned subsidiary, with and into BNB Bank, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Bridge.  The text of the press release is included as Exhibit 99.1 to this report and is incorporated herein by reference.

The information in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including the exhibit attached hereto, is being furnished and shall not be deemed  “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the  “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of such section.  The information in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including the exhibit, shall not be incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, regardless of any incorporation by reference language in any such filing, unless the Registrant expressly sets forth in such future filing that such information is to be considered “filed” or incorporated by reference therein.

Item 8.01Other Events

The information set forth under Item 7.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is incorporated by reference in this Item 8.01.

Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits

 (d)Exhibits.

 
Press release of the Registrant, dated October 30, 2020, announcing receipt of required Bank level regulatory merger approval

 104.1
Cover Page for this Current Report on Form 8-K, formatted in Inline XBRL

SIGNATURE

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.

 
Dime Community Bancshares, Inc.
 
(Registrant)
  
 
/s/ AVINASH REDDY
 
 
Avinash Reddy
 
Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
 
(Principal Financial Officer)
  
Dated:  October 30, 2020