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BHLB Berkshire Hills Bancorp

Filed: 16 Feb 21, 8:30am

 

 

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): February 16, 2021

 

BERKSHIRE HILLS BANCORP, INC.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

 

Delaware 001-15781 04-3510455

(State or Other Jurisdiction)

of Incorporation)

 

(Commission File No.)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

 

60 State Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02109
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (800) 773-5601 ext. 133773

 

Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

 

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, par value $0.01 per share BHLB New York Stock Exchange

 

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 February 16, 2021, Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc. issued a statement in response to a press release and letter from HoldCo Asset Management, LP. A copy of the response statement is attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

 

Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits

 

(a)Financial Statements of Businesses Acquired. Not applicable.

 

(b)Pro Forma Financial Information. Not applicable.

 

(c)Shell Company Transactions. Not applicable.

 

(d)Exhibits.

 

 99.1Response Statement dated February 16, 2021.
   
 104.1Cover Page for this Current Report on Form 8-K, formatted in Inline XBRL.

 

 

 

 

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.

 

  Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc.
   
   
DATE: February 16, 2021By:/s/ Wm. Gordon Prescott
  

Wm. Gordon Prescott

Executive Vice President and

General Counsel