ISTR Investar Holding
Filed: 17 Mar 21, 12:43pm
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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): March 17, 2021
Investar Holding Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
10500 Coursey Blvd.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70816
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (225) 227-2222
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Name of each exchange on which registered
|Common stock, $1.00 par value per share||ISTR||The Nasdaq Global 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).
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Item 8.01 Other Events
On March 17, 2021, Investar Holding Corporation (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing that the shareholders of Cheaha Financial Group, Inc. (“Cheaha”), the holding company for Cheaha Bank in Oxford, Alabama, approved the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Reorganization (the “Merger Agreement”). The Company also announced that the necessary regulatory approvals for the acquisition of Cheaha have been received from the Company’s federal banking regulators. The acquisition is expected to be consummated on or about April 1, 2021, subject to the satisfaction or waiver of the other closing conditions described in the Merger Agreement.
A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|Description of Exhibit|
|104||The cover page of Investar Holding Corporation’s Form 8-K is 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.
INVESTAR HOLDING CORPORATION
|March 17, 2021||By:||/s/ John J. D’Angelo|
|John J. D’Angelo|
|President and Chief Executive Officer|