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SMBK SmartFinancial

Filed: 28 Sep 21, 5:15pm

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, DC 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of earliest event reported: September 23, 2021

SMARTFINANCIAL, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Tennessee

   

001-37661

    

62-1173944

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

 

(Commission File Number)

 

(IRS Employer Identification No.)

5401 Kingston Pike, Suite 600

     

 

Knoxville, Tennessee

 

37919

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

 

(Zip Code)

(865) 437-5700 

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

(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 Exchange on which Registered

Common Stock, par value $1.00 per share

SMBK

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 (§ 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 1.01

Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement

On September 23, 2021, SmartFinancial, Inc. (the “Company”), a Tennessee corporation and the parent of SmartBank (the “Bank”), entered into a First Amendment to Loan and Security Agreement (the “Amendment”) which is in reference to its Loan and Security Agreement with ServisFirst Bank (the “Lender”) dated March 31, 2020, (the “Agreement”). The Agreement provides for the Lender to make available to the Company a revolving line of credit in a maximum principal amount of up to $25.0 million (the “Line of Credit”).  The Amendment includes an extension of the maturity date to March 24, 2023, and a change to the variable interest rate to a rate equal to The Wall Street Journal Prime Rate minus 0.50% (50 bps) with a floor of 3.25%.

The foregoing description of the Amendment does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Amendment, which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference.

Item 2.03

Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.

The information set forth under Item 1.01 is incorporated by reference in this Item 2.03 in its entirety.

Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits

Exhibit No.

    

Description

10.1

The First Amendment to Loan and Security Agreement, dated as of September 23, 2021, by and between SmartFinancial, Inc., as Borrower, and ServisFirst Bank, as Lender.*

104

Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)

* Filed herewith

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.

 

SMARTFINANCIAL, INC.

 

Date: September 28, 2021

/s/ William Y. Carroll, Jr.

 

William Y. Carroll, Jr.

 

President & Chief Executive Officer