ISBC Investors Bancorp

Filed: 30 Aug 21, 4:10pm

Washington, D.C. 20549


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

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 27, 2021

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware 001-36441 46-4702118
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation) (Commission File No.) (IRS Employer
    Identification No.)

101 JFK Parkway,Short Hills,New Jersey 07078
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

     Registrant's telephone number, including area code:  (973) 924-5100

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Item 8.01Other Events.

    As of the close of business on August 27, 2021, Investors Bank, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Investors Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company”), completed the acquisition of the eight New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania branches of Berkshire Bank, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hills Bancorp, Inc.

In connection with the transaction, the Company has extinguished $600 million of FHLB borrowings with an average rate of 2.13% and incurred approximately $10 million of pre-tax costs as a result.
    On August 30, 2021, the Company disseminated a press release announcing the completion of the acquisition. A copy of the press release issued by the Company is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated by reference in this Item 8.01.

Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits.

Exhibit No.Description
104Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded in the cover page formatted in Inline XBRL)



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.

DATE: August 30, 2021By:/s/ Brian Doran
  Brian Doran
  Executive Vice President and
General Counsel