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WSBC Wesbanco

Filed: 6 Sep 19, 4:12pm

 

 

 

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 Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 30, 2019

 

 

WesBanco, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

West Virginia

000-08467

55-0571723

(State or other jurisdiction

(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer

of incorporation)

 

Identification No.)

 

 

1 Bank Plaza, Wheeling, WV

26003

(Address of principal executive offices)

(Zip Code)

 

Registrant's telephone number, including area code       (304) 234-9000

 

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

 

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

Name of each exchange on which registered

Common stock, $2.0833 par value

WSBC

NASDAQ Global Select 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 August 30, 2019, WesBanco, Inc. (“WesBanco”) entered into an Amended and Restated Committed Line of Credit Note and Letter Agreement (the “Facility”) with PNC Bank, N.A. (“PNC”) providing for a line of credit for general corporate purposes up to $30.0 million with an expiration date of August 29, 2020.  This Note amends and restates, and is in substitution for, that certain Committed Line of Credit Note in the original principal amount of $25.0 million and dated September 5, 2014.

 

The Facility provides for revolving advances and a one-time election to convert all or a portion of the outstanding principal into a term loan (the “Conversion Amount”) which may be repaid in consecutive monthly installments over two years following the conversion date, based on a four year amortization with a balloon payment on the second anniversary of the conversion election.  The principal amount available to be borrowed under the Line of Credit will be permanently reduced by the Conversion Amount and as principal is repaid on the term loan it cannot be re-borrowed, and at no time can the amount outstanding on the Note exceed $30 million in aggregate.

 

Under the Facility, outstanding advances and any term loan bear interest generally at an adjusted rate, determined based upon a spread above LIBOR or PNC’s Base Rate (as therein defined) and require the payment of consecutive quarterly installments of interest.  Should LIBOR be unavailable to use, PNC will convert the rate to the Base Rate.  

 

The foregoing description of the terms and conditions of the Facility is not complete and is qualified in all respects by the actual provisions of the Facility, a copy of which has been filed as an exhibit to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is 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 above under Item 1.01 is hereby incorporated by reference into this Item 2.03.

 

 

Item 8.01 Other Events

 

Additional Information about the Merger and Where to Find It

 

On July 23, 2019, WesBanco and WesBanco Bank, Inc. (“WesBanco Bank”) entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger with Old Line Bancshares, Inc. (“Old Line”) and Old Line Bank, Inc. (“Old Line Bank”), pursuant to which Old Line will be merged with and into WesBanco, with WesBanco being the surviving company (the “Merger”), and Old Line Bank will be merged with and into WesBanco Bank, with WesBanco Bank the surviving bank. In connection with the proposed merger, WesBanco filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) a Registration Statement on Form S-4 that includes a proxy statement of Old Line and WesBanco and a prospectus of WesBanco, as well as other relevant documents concerning the proposed transaction.  SHAREHOLDERS OF WESBANCO, STOCKHOLDERS OF OLD LINE AND OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES ARE URGED TO READ THE REGISTRATION STATEMENT AND THE PROXY STATEMENT/PROSPECTUS REGARDING THE MERGER AND ANY OTHER RELEVANT DOCUMENTS FILED WITH THE SEC, AS WELL AS ANY AMENDMENTS OR SUPPLEMENTS TO THOSE DOCUMENTS, BECAUSE THEY WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION. The Proxy Statement/Prospectus will be mailed to shareholders of WesBanco and stockholders of Old Line prior to the respective shareholder and stockholder meetings, which have not yet been scheduled. In addition, the Registration Statement on Form S-4, which includes the Proxy Statements/Prospectus, and other related documents filed by WesBanco with the SEC, may be obtained for free at the SEC’s website at http://www.sec.gov, and from either WesBanco’s or Old Line’s website at http://www.wesbanco.com or http://www.oldlinebank.com, respectively.

Participants in the Solicitation

 

WesBanco and Old Line and their respective executive officers and directors may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from the shareholders of WesBanco and the stockholders of Old Line in connection with the proposed merger. Information about the directors and executive officers of WesBanco is set forth in the proxy statement for WesBanco’s 2019 annual meeting of shareholders, as filed with the SEC on March 13, 2019 and as supplemented on April 5, 2019.  Information about the directors and executive officers of Old Line is set forth in the proxy statement for Old Line’s 2019 annual meeting of


stockholders, as filed with the SEC on April 26, 2019.  Information about any other persons who may, under the rules of the SEC, be considered participants in the solicitation of WesBanco shareholders or Old Line stockholders in connection with the proposed merger will be included in the Proxy Statement/Prospectus. You can obtain free copies of these documents from the SEC, WesBanco or Old Line using the website information above.  This communication does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, nor shall there be any sale of securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation, or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.

WESBANCO SHAREHOLDERS AND OLD LINE STOCKHOLDERS ARE URGED TO READ THE PROXY STATEMENT/PROSPECTUS CAREFULLY WHEN IT BECOMES AVAILABLE BEFORE MAKING ANY VOTING OR INVESTMENT DECISIONS WITH RESPECT TO THE PROPOSED MERGER.

 

 

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

 

(d) Exhibits:

 

10.1 – Amendment to Loan Documents between WesBanco, Inc. and PNC Bank, National Association

10.2 – Amended and Restated Committed Line of Credit Note between WesBanco, Inc. and PNC Bank, National Association

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

 

                      

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

WesBanco, Inc.

 

(Registrant)

 

 

Date:  September 6, 2019

/s/ Robert H. Young

 

Robert H. Young

 

Executive Vice President and

 

Chief Financial Officer